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Deepika Padukone enters 'world`s highest-paid actresses' list

Deepika Padukone is the only newcomer on the list of 2016’s world`s highest-paid actress.

Deepika Padukone enters 'world`s highest-paid actresses' list

New Delhi: Jennifer Lawrence is the world`s highest-paid actress in 2016 for the second year in a row, followed by Melissa McCarthy, who notched a big gain to claim the runner-up spot, Forbes magazine reported on Tuesday.

Lawrence, the 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 percent drop from her 2015 total.

McCarthy has $33 million in earnings, up $10 million from her estimate for the year before, in part from her payday for the reboot of ‘Ghostbusters.’

Scarlett Johansson of ‘Captain America: Civil Wars’ was third at $25 million, down nearly 30 percent from 2015.

The rest of the 2016 top 10 are:

4. Jennifer Aniston - $21 million

5. Fan Bingbing - $17 million

6. Charlize Theron - $16.5 million

7. Amy Adams - $13.5 million

8. Julia Roberts - $12 million

9. Mila Kunis - $11 million

10. Deepika Padukone - $10 million

Padukone is the only newcomer on the list.

The totals cover from June 1, 2015 to June 1 of this year, before fees and taxes. 

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