There have been rumors and speculations that the actress of Hollywood are not paid as much as the male actors. There is evidence that may suggest this is true. However, after taking a look at the following list of 2017’s richest Hollywood actresses, many would agree that Hollywood is full of millionaire actresses who are as rich as their male colleagues.
- 10. Angelina Jolie – Net Worth: $145 Million
- 9. Demi Moore – Net Worth: $150 Million
- 8. Jennifer Aniston – Net Worth: $150 Million
- 7. Miley Cyrus – Net Worth: $160 Million
- 6. Julia Roberts – Net Worth: $170 Million
- 5. Jessica Alba – Net Worth: $200 Million
- 4. Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Net Worth: $200 Million
- 3. Sandra Bullock – Net Worth: $300 Million
- 2. The Olsen Twins – Net Worth: $300 Million
- 1. Jami Gertz – Net Worth: $2 Billion
10. Angelina Jolie – Net Worth: $145 Million
By the time she became a teenager, Angelina Jolie was quite certain that she wanted to be actress. Although she did not immediately embark on an acting career, she appeared in several music videos and modeled as well. Angelina finally entered Hollywood when she starred in Cyborg 2 back in 1993 and she continues to star in lead roles even in her late 30s. Angelina Jolie has her own net worth about $145 million. But a total net worth of Pitt and Jolie is around $425 million.
9. Demi Moore – Net Worth: $150 Million
Demi Moore, the former wife of popular actors like Bruce Willis and Ashton Kutcher, starred acting back in 1985 when she starred in St. Elmo’s Fire back in 1985. In the past three decades or so, she has earned two Best Actress Golden Globe nominations She might end up adding another $75 million to her wealth once she manages to sell her Manhattan penthouse.
8. Jennifer Aniston – Net Worth: $150 Million
Anyone who has watched the 90s TV sitcom Friends likely knows who Jennifer Aniston is, who is one of Hollywood’s most popular comedic actresses. Of course, Jennifer has not only appeared in TV shows, but has also stared in many humorous films like Just Go with It alongside Adam Sandler. Forbes also listed her as 2014’s 3rd Top Earning Actress.
7. Miley Cyrus – Net Worth: $160 Million
Miley Cyrus, whose real name is Destiny Hope Cyrus, is quite a controversial celebrity. Along with being a singer and songwriter, many of her fans remember her as Hannah Montana from the musical comedy TV show of the same name. Along with tremendous success in the music industry, Miley has also starred in a few films, most notably The Last Song.
6. Julia Roberts – Net Worth: $170 Million
Julia Roberts once wanted to be a veterinarian, but she eventually decided to pursue acting after she moved to New York City. Ever since find her place amongst Hollywood’s elite females, Julia Roberts now earns around $25 for every film she stars in. Before appeared in films and TV shows, Julia also modeled and her most famous role was in Pretty Woman.
5. Jessica Alba – Net Worth: $200 Million
Jessica Alba was just 12 years old when she embarked on her professional acting career by staring in the film Camp. As a teenager, she guest starred in several TV shows and was finally selected to star in the lead role in “Dark Angel,” which ran until 2002. Ever since Jessica Alba has appeared in many memorable Hollywood films, including the recent “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.”
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4. Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Net Worth: $200 Million
Julia Louis-Dreyfus became a prominent actress after starring in “Seinfield” as Elaine Benes. From 1989 to 1998, she starred in nine seasons of the TV sitcom. Although Julia is a self-made millionaire, her father has a net worth of $4 billion. This means that her net worth can be expected to grow once she inherits a share of her father’s wealth and continues to earn more through her acting career.
3. Sandra Bullock – Net Worth: $300 Million
Sandra Bullock is not just an actress but a producer as well, which probably explains her huge net worth. She began acting after she quit her University studies and took on small roles until her breakthrough in Demolition Man from 1993. She became even more popular after she starred alongside Keanu Reeves in Speed and now her name is renowned all over the globe.
2. The Olsen Twins – Net Worth: $300 Million
Although they are technically two separate actresses, but when their net worth is combined, it adds up to an impressive enormous sum. They were just 9 months old when they starred in TV sitcom “Full House” between 1987 and 1995. They continued to appear together in various films and television shows, such as New York Minute back in 2004.
1. Jami Gertz – Net Worth: $2 Billion
With a $2 billion net worth, it should be obvious why Jami Gertz tops this list. It was back in 80s when Jami began acting on a professional level and she initially appeared in several of the 80’s popular television shows, including “Diff’rent Strokes.” From the mid-80s and onwards she has been alternating between film and TV shows, and is also an active philanthropist.
The above list of the richest Hollywood actresses in 2015 makes it obvious that women have amassed equally huge amounts of wealth as the male actors in Hollywood.