Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence has been named the world’s highest-paid actress in 2016.
She’s followed by Melissa McCarthy, who notched a big gain to claim the runner-up spot,Forbes magazine reported on Today.
Jennifer Lawrence, the 26-year-old star of The Hunger Games franchise, has earned $46 million before taxes over 12 months, in part from a big upfront fee for the forthcoming movie Passengers, Forbes said.
The earnings mark an 11.5 per cent drop from her 2015 total of $52 million, and make her the highest-paid actress for the second year in a row.
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