Jennifer Lawrence is Officially the Highest Paid Actress!

Forbes' Annual List reveals Jennifer Lawrence to be this year's highest paid actress.

Jennifer Lawrence is officially this year's highest paid actress, earning an impressive $52 million! The 25-year-old actress rose to the top spot after ranking in at second place last year, behind Sandra Bullock.

Scarlett Johansson came in at second with $35.5 million and Melissa McCarthy with $23 million. Sandra Bullock slipped down the list having earned $8 million.

Fifth place saw Jennifer Aniston earning $16.5 million, and Julia Roberts falling just half a million behind. 

Here's the official list of highest-paid actresses for 2015:

1. Jennifer Lawrence: $52,000,000
2. Scarlett Johansson: $35,500,000
3. Melissa McCarthy: $23,000,000
4. Bingbing Fan: $21,000,000
5. Jennifer Aniston: $16,500,000
6. Julia Roberts: $16,000,000
7. Angelina Jolie: $15,000,000
7. Reese Witherspoon: $15,000,000
8. Anne Hathaway: $12,000,000
8. Kristen Stewart: $12,000,000
9. Cameron Diaz: $11,000,000
10. Gwyneth Paltrow: $9,000,000
11. Meryl Streep: $8,000,000
11. Amanda Seyfried: $8,000,000
11. Sandra Bullock: $8,000,000
12. Emma Stone: $6,500,000
12. Mila Kunis: $6,500,000
13. Natalie Portman: $6,000,000

These figures still pale in comparison to the men of Hollywood:

1. Robert Downey Jr: $80 million 
2. Jackie Chan: $50 million 
3. Vin Diesel: $47 million 
4. Bradley Cooper: $41.5 million
5. Adam Sandler: $41 million 
6. Tom Cruise: $40 million 

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