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Top 25 Richest Actresses in The World




For sure the glamour industry is not as easy as it looks and it takes a lot of hard work and perseverance for the actresses to make it to the top.

If you have been wondering who are the richest actresses in the world, then simply scroll down to find the list of the 25 richest actresses.

25 Richest Actresses in the World with their Net Worth

These amazing actresses have created a place for themselves not just in Hollywood but also in the hearts of viewers with their impeccable performances. The result is they have made it to the list of 25 richest actresses in the world by amassing net worths of $100 million and more.

Let us take a dive into the List of the 25 Richest Actresses in the World 2021. Here we go!

1. Jami Gertz

Net Worth: $3 Billion

Jami Gertz is a famous American actress and investor with an estimated net worth of 3 Billion Dollars as of 2021. She is popular in the city of Manhattan as the owner of the NBA Basketball Team whereas in the city of Los Angeles she is known as an actress who worked in movies like Twister, Crossroads, Less Than Zero, The Lost Boys, and Quicksilver.

Jami Gertz owns three houses and the most expensive of them is in the city of Mailbu that is worth 60 million dollars. Jami Gertz along with her husband Tony Ressler is known for Philanthropy.

2. Reese Witherspoon

Net Worth: $400 Million

Reese Witherspoon is an American actress and producer. She was barely 14 years old when she made her debut in the film “The Man in the Moon.She became an A-lister actor in the late 1990s due to the huge success of her films – “Fear,” “Election” and “Cruel Intentions”. In the next decade from 2000 to 2010, she delivered hit movies like “Legally Blonde,” “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Walk the Line”.

She was featured twice in Time Magazine’s list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2006 and 2015. She won Golden Globe Award under the best actress category. In her present show “The Morning Show” which streams in the Apple TV series it is estimated that she makes $1.25 million per episode.

Her net worth increased to approximately $400 million post offloading majority shares in her production company Hello Sunshine to a media company backed by private equity major Blackstone.

3. Jennifer Lopez

Net Worth: $400 Million

Jennifer Lynn Lopez popularly known as J.Lo is a famous American singer and actress. She started her career as a dancer in 1991 and started pursuing an acting career in 1993. Lopez became the first Latin actress to earn more than $1 million USD for her leading role in a film in 1997. She later established herself in Hollywood as the highest-paid Latin actress.

Lopez started her debut studio album in 1999 and her remix album “J to tha L–O! The Remixes” became the first to debut atop the US Billboard 200. Her films grossed $3.1 billion in total and global sales of 70 million records making her the most influential Latin entertainer in North America. She was also featured in the list of “Forbes most powerful celebrity in the world” in 2012.

4. Cher

Net Worth: $360 Million

Oscar and Golden Grobe award-winning American singer and actress Cher has sold around 100 million albums since the 1960s. Apart from singing and acting, she is also a television personality and director.

She received Oscar for her role in “Moonstruck” in the year 1988 and was honored with a Golden Globe twice in 1974 & 1984 for “The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour” & “Silkwood” respectively.

5. Victoria Principal

Net Worth: $400 Million

Victoria Principal is famous for her role in the popular TV show “Dallas” as Pamela Barnes Ewing. Even though Victoria Principal appeared in TV commercials when she started her career her intention was never to be an actress.

She was born in the year 1950 in Japan to a military family. She traveled across the world when she was a child and later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. Principal launched her own skincare line, “Principal Skin,” which was a financial success as the company generated revenue of more than $1 billion.

6. Jennifer Aniston

Net Worth: $300 Million

Jennifer Aniston was America’s favorite girl next door who became popular for her role in the popular American TV sitcom “Friends” that aired for 10 seasons. It is estimated that she earned one million dollars for each episode in the last three years of the show’s production.

She was married to Hollywood actor Brad Pitt from 2000 to 2005 and later filed for divorce. She later married actor and director Justin Theroux in 2015 and announced plans to divorce in 2018. Recently she has been starring in the Apple TV series “The Morning Show”.

7. Julia Roberts

Net Worth: $250 Million

American actress Julia Roberts shot to fame in the Hollywood industry for her performance in movies like “Steel Magnolias,” “Pretty Woman,” “My Best Friend’s Wedding” and “Erin Brockovich.” She won Oscar for her performance in “Erin Brockovich” wherein she earned $20 million in salaries and registered her name in the list of the highest-paid actresses in the industry.

She was married to Lyle Lovett for two years from 1993 to 1995 and again married to cameraman Danny Moder in 2002. She received many accolades like Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, and three Golden Globe Awards.

8. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

Net Worth: $250 Million each

The Olsen twins with a combined net worth of $500 million falls on the list of the richest people in the glamour industry. Their production company Dualstar Entertainment, produced a long string of TV films and home video formats since 1993.

“The Adventures of Mary-Kate and Ashley” was the most successful video that resulted in a number of spinoff books as well as products thereby generating a revenue of $1 billion in a year. The stylish twins turned fashion designers are now founders of fashion labels like The Row, Elizabeth, and James brand that is sold at Kohls.

9. Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Net Worth: $250 Million

American Actress and comedian Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s net worth is estimated at $250 million. She is known for her performance in both the seasons of “Saturday Night Live”. Louis-Dreyfus’ won the prestigious Golden Globe award in 1993 for her performance on the comedy and Emmy award in 1996.

She did other sitcom TV series like Seinfeld, The New Adventures of Old Christine, and Veep. Her performance in HBO’s “Veep,” has earned her six best actress Emmys.

10. Nicole Kidman

Net Worth: $250 Million

American-born Australian, Nicole Kidman’s first love was ballet style of dancing, however, she also opted for mime and drama as a child. She dropped out of school and decided to pursue her passion and made her acting debut in the Australian film “Bush Christmas” in 1983. A few years later she made her US debut in the “Dead Calm” movie.

Kidman’s net worth is approximately 250 million dollars. She married famous Hollywood actor Tom Cruise in 1990. Due to irreconcilable differences, the couple split in early 2001 and she married again in 2006 to Keith Urban.

11. Sandra Bullock

Net Worth: $250 Million

With a net worth of around $250 million, American actress Sandra Bullock was the world’s highest-paid actress in 2010 and 2014. She received numerous awards like Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and many others. Bullock’s mother was a German opera singer and a voice teacher. When she was just 5 years old she appeared first on the stage.

The inflection point in her career was her role in “Speed” starring alongside Keanu Reeves in 1994. Bullock was married to Jesse James for five years and it is rumored that she is dating professional photographer Bryan Randall since 2015.

12. Demi Moore

Net Worth: $200 Million

Demi Moore was one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood in the 1980s. Demi had faced tough childhood and had to quit school when she was 16 to work as a debt collection agent. At 18, she got married to rocker Freddy Moore and separated four years later. She married Bruce Willis in 1987 and later divorced. Her third marriage also didn’t last long with Ashton Kutcher.

Even though Demi and Ashton are no longer together, their foundation “Demi and Ashton Foundation” now renamed as “THORN” still lives on. The foundation builds technology to protect children from sexual abuse. Last year she starred in TV shows like “Brave New World” and “Dirty Diana”.

13. Jane Fonda

Net Worth: $200 Million

Jane Fonda is the daughter of famous actor Henry Fonda and socialite Frances Seymour Brokaw. She won Academy Awards for her role in “Klute” and “Coming Home”. She is one of the richest celebrities over age 70.

14. Jessica Alba

Net Worth: $200 Million

Jessica Alba, an actress-turned-businesswoman is a self-made millionaire. She made her debut in the 1994 comedy “Camp Nowhere”.

She later performed in many movies like “Fantastic Four,” “Good Luck Chuck” and “The Love Guru.” She is the founder of the consumer product company, The Honest Company.

15. Sofia Vergara

Net Worth: $180 Million

Colombian American actress Sofia Vergara became a runaway model after giving up her career in dentistry when she was 23 years old. She hosted a travel show titled “Fuera de Serie” and her big break came for her role in the hit series “Modern Family”.

In 2020 when the 11th season of the series ended it is reported that she was earning $500,000 per episode.

16. Scarlett Johansson

Net Worth: $165 Million

Scarlett Johansson, an American actress made her debut stage appearance when she was just 9 years old and later starred in “The Horse Whisperer” at 13.

She was one of the top leading actresses in Hollywood and delivered many hit films like “Lost in Translation,” “Her” and “The Avengers” franchise. She was nominated for Oscars in 2019 under the best actress and best supporting actress category.

17. Jennifer Lawrence

Net Worth: $160 Million

Jennifer Lawrence rose to fame for her role in “The Hunger Games” trilogy and she created a record to be the youngest performer in history to get four Oscar nominations when she was just 25 years old.

18. Charlize Theron

Net Worth: $160 Million

South African and American actress Charlize Theron grew up as a ballet dancer and switched her career to acting due to a knee injury.

She performed in many famous movies like The Devil’s advocate, The Cider House Rules, and Monster for which she bagged an Academy Award.

19. Miley Cyrus

Net Worth: $160 Million

Miley Cyrus is the daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus who was also a controversial entertainment icon. She made a name for herself in the field of singing and acting.

Cyrus began her career in acting at a young age and later went on to release many pop albums as well as featured in numerous movies.

20. Sarah Jessica Parker

Net Worth: $150 Million

Sarah Jessica Parker’s big earnings came from her role in the famous romantic comedy series “Sex and the City”. She received two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards under Best Actress in a Comedy Series category.

She started her career as a child actor when she was just 8 years old.

21. Catherine Zeta-Jones

Net Worth: $150 Million

Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones who left her home to pursue a theater career in London’s West End at the age of 15 has turned out to be a great decision.

Zeta-Jones was an A-list actor in the late ’90s who delivered impeccable performances in films – The Mask of Zorro,” “Entrapment,” “High Fidelity” and “Chicago.”

22. Courteney Cox

Net Worth: $150 Million

Courteney Cox, the girl in Bruce Springsteen’s “Dancing in the Dark” music video is one of the highest-paid television casts ever.

It is reported that she made $20 million per year in residuals. She became popular for her role as Monica Geller in the American sitcom series “Friends”.

23. Cameron Diaz

Net Worth: $140 Million

Cameron Diaz was one of the highest-paid actresses during the peak of her career-making anywhere between $10 million to $20 million for a starring role.

She has traveled across the globe for her modeling career and later auditioned for acting even though she had no acting experience. She is now a businesswoman, co-founder of Avaline, a clean wine brand.

24. Drew Barrymore

Net Worth: $125 Million

American actress Drew Barrymore started her career when she was just 7 years old and dominated the screen in the late 90s.

She is a member of the Barrymore family of actors who had a tough time growing up in the spotlight. Recently she started her own talk show, “The Drew Barrymore Show” in 2020.

25. Angelina Jolie

Net Worth: $120 Million

Angelina Jolie, the daughter of actor Jon Voight and actress Marcheline Bertrand made her entry into the film industry at a young age.

She made her debut in the film industry in Lookin’ to Get Out alongside her father. She won many awards for her role in movies like Gia, Girl, Interrupted, George Wallace.

Hope you enjoyed reading our article!

Archana Kabra
Archana Kabra is a Freelance Writer and has been extensively writing stuff related to Entertainment, Lifestyle, and Technology. She is also an ardent music lover. Twitter handle: @archana153sarda
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