For a woman, making a place in Hollywood is tough. However, many actresses have worked their way to the top thanks to their passion and devotion to their careers.
Trends in Hollywood have changed. Now that a few movies are premiering in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, TV is the focus. The biggest stars are appearing in TV series on HBO, Showtime, and several other networks. To watch these legends in compelling drama, action, and thriller series, I am planning to buy one of the TV packages through Buyinternetcable that carry premium networks.
Did you know that veteran female actresses in Hollywood are bagging millions even from each episode of notable TV series? It appears their roles in TV shows contribute to their riches exponentially. Excited to learn the names of these ladies? Let’s find out who made it to the list of 10 highest-paid actresses in Hollywood:
1: Sofia Vergara
The first one on the list is Sofia Vergara who concluded her run on Modern Family and now appears as a judge on America’s Got Talent. She started her career when a photographer spotted her walking on a beach in Colombia. As of 2020, the net worth of this Colombian American actress and model is $180 million.
2: Angelina Jolie
She is one of the few Hollywood actresses who has made her riches from traditional films. Her biggest paycheck comes from her role in The Eternals, a marvel movie yet to be released.
Her net worth is $120 Million. Jolie isn’t just an actress, she is also a model, film director, writer, author, screenwriter, voice actor, and film producer. No wonder this talented woman is so expensive!
3: Gal Gadot
She got her big break with Wonder Woman. Gadot currently stars in an upcoming Netflix movie Red Notice, and she is getting $20 million from this role.
Gal Gadot’s net worth as of 2020 is $30 Million. Not many know that Gadot has served the Israeli military, which became an asset as she started to pursue an acting career.
4: Melissa McCarthy
The queen of comedy, Melissa McCarthy, has done lots of movies and shows. She is currently in two steaming movies on HBO Max and Netflix, both directed by Ben Falcone, her husband. She also hosts Little Big Shot, a show on NBC.
McCarthy is all set to the role of Ursula in The Little Mermaid live-action movie. Her net worth is $70 million. Her first TV appearance was in a comedy series on NBC called Jenny starring her cousin, Jenny McCarthy. The rest was history. Now, Melissa is among the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood.
5: Meryl Streep
Streep is the screen legend everyone adores, and there is nothing she hasn’t done or produced. She has joined Let Them All Talk, available on HBO Max, and is taking $5 million for this gig. The net worth of this lady of class and grace is $150 million.
6: Emily Blunt
A Quiet Place, the movie starring Emily Blunt had a budget of $17 million, but it managed to gross $341 million. Blunt’s role in Jungle Cruise has got her the highest paycheck of seven figures. Now, her net worth is $80 million.
7: Nicole Kidman
Kidman is all set to get an eight-figure salary by joining The Prom, a show on Netflix which also stars Meryl Streep. She is earning $1 million per episode from The Undoing, an upcoming miniseries on HBO. The net worth of this highest-paid actress is $120 million.
8: Ellen Pompeo
Grey’s Anatomy star is making $550,000 per episode from the role of Meredith Grey. It’s reported that she adds six million dollars from her share of syndication profits every year.
9: Elisabeth Moss
Elisabeth has been making $1 million per episode from her role in The Handmaid’s Tale. She also received profits from Invisible Man that cost only $7 million to make but grossed $134.3 million on the box office.
10: Viola Davis
This legendary woman has managed to bag seven-figure checks from the role of Annalise Keating on Netflix original series, How to Get Away with Murder, and her role in a Netflix movie, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.
After her remarkable performance as Annalise Keating, most of us now recognize Viola Davis. She has become a brand! Even my kids would recognize her in any other production like they do McDonald’s – or our assigned tech rep who would instantly come to our rescue whenever we call on the Spectrum phone number!
How many of these actresses did you expect to appear on the list of the richest ladies? I bet a few names might have caught you by surprise!