Jennifer Lawrence is one of the most successful actresses in the world. The beautiful actress has finished 2014 as the highest grossing actor in Hollywood. So, Jennifer tops Forbes’ list with a total of $1.4 billion, money made from successful films such as Hunger Games: Mockingjay and X-Men: Days of Future Past.
The news is quite unexpected, mostly after a series of hacked emails from Sony revealed that Jennifer Lawrence and her co-star Amy Adams were paid 23% less than their male co-stars, Bradly Copper and Christian Bale. The emails revealed that women, regardless of their status, talent or fame, are still less paid in the movie industry, compared to men. Still, the success of her movies has brought Jennifer the incomes she deserves.
If the first spot on this top is occupied by Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt comes in second. Forbes revealed that the famous actor grossed no less than $1.2 billion in global grosses. Pratt stars in Guardians of the Galaxy and in The Lego Movie. Both of these movies were very successful, makings millions at the global box office. Actually, movie critics revealed that the Guardians of the Galaxy was probably the biggest surprise of the year.
Scarlett Johansson also had a spectacular year in 2014. The star of Lucy grossed $1.18 billion, mostly thanks to the success of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. This movie made no less than $714 million at the box office, worldwide. The fourth place in Forbes’ list is occupied by Mark Wahlberg, while Chris Evans was listed on the fifth position on the same top.
So, it surely seems that Jennifer is one of the most successful actresses in the world, at the moment. In fact, in the top four highest grossing actors of 2014 released by Forbes, two women are listed. So, Scarlet Johansson takes the third place on this top. Scarlet Johansson has also had an amazing year in 2014, with many highly successful and impressive role. The Hollywood actress definitely managed to impress with her role in Lucy.