You'll Never Guess Who's The Highest-Paid Actress In Hollywood

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It's no secret that Hollywood actors and actresses rake in some serious dough. But, which elite few make more than everyone else? The Hollywood Reporter set out to investigate. (Warning: Their findings may result in a temporary wave of income insecurity; it will pass.)

The magazine reports that a select handful of actors make upwards of $20 million per film. The list includes Robert Downey Jr., Leonardo DiCaprio, Denzel Washington and Matt Damon — and, just two leading ladies: Sandra Bullock and Angelina Jolie. (We were somewhat surprised to see Bullock pulling that kind of weight; she was awesome in Gravity, but let's not forget about The Lake House or Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous.)

At the tippy top of the Hollywood pyramid? None other than Leonardo DiCaprio, who was paid $25 million for The Wolf of Wall Street alone.

Not lagging far behind, Jennifer Lawrence and Melissa McCarthy's wages aren't too shabby, either, with each earning as much as $15 million per picture. Head over to The Hollywood Reporter for more salary breakdowns, and maybe try not to look at your bank account for a while.
Photo: Courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter.

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