Scarlett Johansson Beats Out Angelina Jolie To Become Highest Paid Actress

Scarlett Johansson

Every Marvel Series fan know about Black Widow, She is not just the most experienced Avenger in the Marvel series but also quite loaded in bank balance too. According to a latest published report of the highest paid actress by Forbes, Scarlett Johansson has quadrupled her 2017 earnings to become 2018’s highest-paid actress in the world. She has earned $40.5 million between June 1, 2017, and June 1, 2018. Playing the famous Russian spy/Avenger Black Widow seems to have done very well for her bank balance.

Scarlett Johansson Journey In Hollywood

She was born in New York City on November 22, 1984. She received critical acclaim at the age of 13, in the movie named “The Horse Whisperer”. Her best performances are in films like ‘Hitchcock’, ‘The Nanny Diaries’.  ‘The Avengers’ and Lost in Translation.


After watching the Box Office figures, Scarlett Johansson is the only actress currently makes far more money than Will Smith. After the miraculous success of Independence Day, Will Smith became a worldwide superstar in 1996 (biggest hit in the US, having made $306m), Johansson was just getting her start in Hollywood, In Home Alone 3,  she played the character of the traumatized girl, it was highly appreciated. then, aged 13 she gave an amazing performance in “The Horse Whisperer”.

How She topped The List

Believe it or not, she did not make that much in her first Marvel film. But now Scarlett Johansson is on fire. When you are an actress, it’s important to choose the right roles. Johansson had the fortune of picking up the best movie roles and negotiating lucrative deals. She has improved herself a lot according to the changing taste of cinema & delivered some power pack performances in ‘Avenger’. She never compromised with her work and always delivered the best.

Her amazing acting skills have not only helped her in getting a huge amount of money but also she has won numerous awards and gained a huge fan following all across the globe. She has played a variety of roles throughout her career and made her fans fall in love with her every time with her each performance.

She has impressive acting skills right from the beginning of her career to impress audiences in Ghost World. Her every performance has been astonishing and her expressions and voice make her the best out of all the top actresses globally. Apart from Johansson, there are still a lot of superstars who have topped the list earlier with a huge amount of income. But the Box Office game is always changing, every time a new face tops the list from the entertainment industry.

These Actresses Were Dominating The Top Position Before Scarlett Johansson Took Over

There are many others top actresses including Angelina Jolie, who has a big reputation in the Hollywood industry. But this time they missed the first spot from the list.

 Angelina Jolie

The second on the list is Angelina Jolie with $28m (£22m) thanks to her pay for Maleficent 2, followed by Jennifer Aniston. Jennifer Anniston is third on the list with $19.5 million, making the huge amount of her profits from  Airlines of Emirates, Smartwater, and Aveeno promotions, according to the Forbs reports.

Jennifer Aniston

Here is The New List Of Top Highest Paid Stars – Forbes list of the world’s best-paid actresses 2018

  • Scarlett Johansson – $40.5m
  • Angelina Jolie – $28m
  • Jennifer Aniston – $19.5m
  • Jennifer Lawrence – $18m
  • Reese Witherspoon – $16.5m

Jennifer Lawrence, Reese Witherspoon

  • Mila Kunis – $16m
  • Julia Roberts – $13m

Mila Kunis, Julia Roberts

  • Cate Blanchett – $12.5m
  • Melissa McCarthy – $12mMelissa McCarthy, Cate Blanchett
  • Gal Gadot – $10m

Gal Gadot


The list of highest grossing actors of all time is dominating by male stars, thanks to Robert Junior Downey, Johnny Depp. But the bold and beautiful Scarlett Johnsson is breaking the stereotypes. The trend is changing now. She can be seen in theatres right now in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. The coming year is going to very exciting for Scarlett Johansson. Keep loving your favorite Hollywood movies stars who know they will top the list too one day.



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