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Guess which bisexual actress is among the ten highest-paid in the world

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Scarlett Johansson stepped down from playing a trans man in Rub & Tug after backlash.

Forbes has revealed this year’s top 10 of highest-paid actresses in the world.

Emma Stone, 2017’s number one, has virtually handed her crown and scepter to Scarlett Johansson.

ScarJo, who recently stepped down from portraying a trans character, leads this year’s ranking with $40.5 million. The ranking covers the period going from June 2017 to June 2018.

During that time, Johansson played a bride-to-be in Rough Night and reprised her superhero role of Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow in the Marvel universe. Avengers: Infinity War, released last May, was her biggest salary bump.

She has also voiced Nutmeg, one of the dogs of Wes Anderson’s latest movie, Isle of Dogs.

Angelina Jolie made the top 10

I have a very fortunate life' Angelina Jolie | Photo: BBC News YouTube

‘I have a very fortunate life’ Angelina Jolie | Photo: BBC News YouTube

The 2018 ranking features Angelina Jolie. She perched atop Forbes magazine’s list of the top-paid actresses for the fourth time.

The openly bisexual actress ranked second in 2018. She made $28 million thanks in part to her upfront pay for Maleficent 2.

Reportedly, she was the only woman in Forbes’ list of best-paid actors in 2013, when she earned $33 million for the first movie of the Disney’s franchise.

The ten highest-paid actresses

Hold tight, no black or Asian actresses feature in the ranking.

Here are the 10 best-paid actresses according to Forbes:

1. Scarlett Johansson, $40.5 million

2. Angelina Jolie, who made $28 million

3. Jennifer Aniston, whose $19.5 million mostly comes from endorsements

4. Jennifer Lawrence, who was paid $18 million for X-Men, Mother! and Red Sparrow

5. Reese Witherspoon, who earned $16.5 million, with her high-profile projects, Big Little Lies and A Wrinkle In Time

6. Mila Kunis, $16 million for Bad Moms and The Spy Who Dumped Me

7. Julia Roberts, $13 million for Wonder

8. Cate Blanchett, $12.5 million for her projects, including Thor: Ragnarok Ocean’s 8

9. Melissa McCarthy, $12 million for her roles in Life Of The Party and soon to be released Happytime Murders and Can You Ever Forgive Me

10. Gal Gadot, $10 million for her role in Wonder Woman

If you think these salaries are impressive, however, you might want to think twice.

Although undoubtedly high, none of these compares to the $124 million made by The Rock, labeled 2018’s highest-paid actor by Forbes. Gender pay gap much?

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