Priyanka Chopra and Other Bollywood Actresses Are Not On Forbes Highest Paid Actresses List
Priyanka Chopra and other Bollywood actresses are missing from Forbes list of highest paid actresses, which is dominated by Hollywood stars.
No Indian actress has made it to Forbes list of highest paid actresses for 2019 while Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson has topped the list again, for the second year in a row. Due to the success of her recent Marvel movie, Avengers: Endgame, Scarlett’s earnings reached $56 million and she emerged on the top spot of Forbes list. The 34-year old actress has also received a huge amount from Disney’s Marvel Studios for her upcoming Black Widow film. The time period under consideration was between 1st June 2018 and 1st June 2019.
According to Forbes, the total earnings of the highest paid actresses has increased by 69 percent to $314.6 million, but this is still much lower than the combined earnings of the highest paid actors, which amounted to $588.3 million this year. The complete Forbes list of highest paid actresses for 2019 is as follows:
1. Scarlett Johansson - $56 million
2. Sofia Vergara - $44.1 million
3. Reese Witherspoon - $35 million
4. Nicole Kidman - $34 million
5. Jennifer Aniston - $28 million
6. Kaley Cuoco - $25 million
7. Elisabeth Moss - $24 million
8. Margot Robbie- $23.5 million
9. Charlize Theron- $23 million
10. Ellen Pompeo - $22 million
In 2018, only two of the highest paid actresses, Scarlett Johansson and Angelina Jolie made more than $20 million. However, this year all top 10 actresses have earned more than this amount.
Meanwhile, leading Bollywood actresses are still lagging behind Hollywood stars in terms of their earnings. Priyanka Chopra’s income is currently estimated at $10 million, even though she is also working in Hollywood projects. Deepika Padukone, who is also amongst India’s highest paid actors ahead of several male actors, earns about $15.9 million dollars. On Forbes list of highest-paid actors for 2019, Akshay Kumar was the only Indian and Bollywood actor to rank amongst the top ten, with $65 million landing him the fourth position on the list.