Bullock, 50, had a big hit last year with the space thriller
film "Gravity," which won seven Academy Awards including best
director for Alfonso Cuaron, and made more than $716 million
The best actress Oscar winner in 2010 for "The Blind Side,"
Bullock jumped from seventh place on the previous Forbes
earnings list to the top spot between June 2013 and June 2014.
"'Gravity' star Sandra Bullock didn't win best actress this year
but she did walk away with a ton of money," according to
"Hunger Games" actress Lawrence, 23, came in second for the
second consecutive year with estimated earnings of $34 million,
while Aniston, 45, climbed one spot to No. 3 with $31 million.
Forbes compiled the list by estimating earnings from the
actresses' film work, endorsements, residuals and advertising
work, and by talking to agents, managers and lawyers.
Gwyneth Paltrow, 41, who made an estimated $19 million, and
Angelina Jolie, with $18 million, rounded out the top five.
Jolie, 39, dropped from No. 1 last year.
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Scarlett Johansson, the 29-year-old star of the sci-fi action
thriller "Lucy," came in seventh with $17 million, and "Twilight"
star Kristen Stewart, 24, fell from No. 3 last year to 10th place
with earnings of $12 million.
Although all of the actresses pulled in hefty incomes, Forbes said
women still earn less then men in Hollywood. While the 10 highest
earning actors took home a combined total of $419 million,
Hollywood's 10 best paid actresses made a total of $226 million
during the same time period.
The complete list can be found at http://onforb.es/UMFUur
(Reporting by Patricia Reaney; Editing by Tom Brown)
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