Ever gazed at those glossy magazines with jealousy? And there are thoughts hovering in your mind, “How do they manage to look so good?” Well it’s all the money game. Glamour industry, no doubt is all about fame and stardom. Once you become a successful star, you are bound to have a luxurious life. But the real hardship behind this whole ‘star-making’ story is often unseen. Well talking about the glamour queens who are envied by millions of girls all over the world for their aura and charm, also own that special talent to make a movie a ‘big blockbuster’ hit and carry bags of money back home. So here we have a fresh list of ten richest actresses in the world (2013) who hold the hot seat of maximum “money” power in the industry and here it goes.
10. JENNIFER LAWRENCE
The Oscar winning actress, very famous for her role in the movie ‘Hunger Games’ as Katniss Everdeen. She is one of the most talented young actress in USA and also among the 100 most influential people in the world. She possesses a net worth of twenty six million dollars and has a long way to go. So far she has been nominated for several awards for her tremendous acting skills. She began her career with the movie named, ” The Bill Engavli Show” and is expected to be seen in the sequel of “The Dumb And the Dumber” soon.
9. MERYL STREEP
She is considered to be one of the greatest living film actress. ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ is one of her classic movies which turns out to be my favourite too. However she has done loads and loads of good movies. She is also fortunate enough to win three Academy Awards and eight Golden Globe Awards. She is known to be a perfectionist as well when it comes to master the skills of acting. Well she has been in the movie business for a long time and owns $46 million . That is quite a lot of money!
8. SARAH JESSICA PARKER
Those of you who have watched the television series ‘Sex and the City’ must have seen this blonde beauty as the fashion diva ‘Carrie Bradshaw’, a person obsessed with heels and of course a star writer. Well she is a multi-talented personality who is a singer, producer and also an actress and hence no doubt has earned a good amount of money. $75 million is the net worth she possesses and hence comes at number 8 in the list.
7. CAMERON DIAZ
Well before we get into her property details, I must say she is one of my favorite Hollywood actresses and her acting skills are really mesmerizing. She began her career in 1992 through a movie named ‘She’s no Angel’ and went ahead giving several commercial hits such as ‘My Sister’s Keeper’, ‘Bad Teacher’, ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ and so on. She is gradually marching ahead in the money earning business with riches that worth $75 million.
6. REESE WITHERSPOON
At number six we have this American beauty who is both a producer as well as an actress. Her commercial hits include ‘Twilight’, ‘Legally Blonde’, and ‘Sweet Home Alabama’. On the Hollywood Walk of Fame, she also received a star. Ranked as Hollywood’s hottest blonde, she is fond of collecting antique linen and old embroidery. According to the very famous Forbes magazine, she owns a net worth of $80 million.
5. SANDRA BULLOCK
The American producer and actress is also a Academy and Golden Globe Award winner for Best Actress. She rose to fame through her movies like, ‘Miss Congeniality’, ‘Speed’ and many such movies. Her financially successful movies were ‘The Proposal’ and ‘The Blind Side’, and her upcoming film ‘Gravity’ which is a sci-fi thriller is much awaited. She had starred in the most successful comedy of this year, named ‘The Heat’. Well as in whole she is climbing the ladder of success and is at number five in the list with a net worth of $85 million.
4. JENNIFER ANISTON
Jennifer Aniston has had her share of stardom, worldwide, with her role in the American series “F.R.I.E.N.D.S” and is ranked by People’s Magazine as one of the World’s Most Beautiful People. She has also been in the limelight for a long time as the spouse of Brad Pitt, but sadly they got divorced in 2005. She also got into direction and production and today stands at number four in the celebrity list of highest paid actresses with a net worth of $110 million. ‘Marley and Me’, ‘The Bounty Hunter’ and ‘Break Up’ has been some of her great commercial success.
3. ANGELINA JOLIE
And here we have the all time stunning actress Angelina Jolie who is also a writer and a director. Some of her classic hit movies are ‘Salt’, ‘The Tourist’ etc. She has also worked with organizations of the UN such as UNHCR and is often tagged as the world’s most beautiful woman. She began her career way back in 1980 in a movie called ‘Looking to Get Out’ and has given several hits like ‘Mr. and Mrs. Smith’, ‘Wanted’ and the list goes on. At the third position on the list currently she owns around $120 million.
2. DREW BARRYMORE
She started her career way back in 1980 with a movie named ‘The Altered States’. Besides an actress she is also a writer, director and a producer. At the age of 14 she wrote an autobiography named ‘Little Girl Lost’. At number two in the list, with a net worth of $125 million she continues to be in hit list of Hollywood’s top rated celebrities. Also she is said to be in the ‘most wanted’ list of female celebrity endorsers. Her famous movies include ’50 First Dates’, ‘Music and Lyrics’, ‘Grey Garden’ etc.
1. JULIA ROBERTS
And finally we have the number one Hollywood actress who stands top at the list with a huge empire, which has a net worth of $140 million and that is a large number, no doubt. Winning an Oscar for her movie named ‘Erin Brockovich’, she has also bagged several other awards for her tremendous acting skills. Back in 1990 she became really famous after the release of her critically acclaimed movie ‘Pretty Woman’. The People’s magazine has named her among the ‘50 Most beautiful people in the world’. A mix of beauty and talent Julia Roberts has several hit movies like, ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’, ‘Valentine’s Day’, ‘Runaway Bride’, and ‘Eat Pray Love’. The United States also ranked her as the 11th most powerful woman in America. Her debut film was back in 1988 in a movie named ‘Satisfaction’. And today she owns the pageant of the richest lady in the Hollywood industry for the year 2013.