Emma Stone has been paid more than any other actress this year. The “La La Land” star earned $26m over a 12-month period from June 2016 to June 2017, mainly due to the success of the Hollywood musical, according to the BBC.
That puts her at the top of Forbes magazine’s annual list, beating the likes of Jennifer Anniston and Emma Watson.
Jennifer Lawrence, who topped the list in 2016, came third with earnings of $24m.
Emma’s earnings increased by 160% on 2016, when she made $10m.
Jennifer Lawrence has topped the Forbes list for the past two years, mainly because of her earnings from the Hunger Games franchise. In 2016 she made $46m, after the release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, the last in the series.
Jennifer Aniston took second place with earnings of $25.5m, mainly from her endorsements for Smartwater, skincare brand Aveeno and airline Emirates.
Emma Watson is the only British person to feature in the top 10, in sixth place.
It’s the first time she’s made the list, even though she has an overall fortune of £39m, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.
Her role as Belle in Disney’s live-action version of Beauty and the Beast contributed heavily to her $14m earnings.
Melissa McCarthy, Mila Kunis, Charlize Theron, Cate Blanchett, Julia Roberts and Amy Adams also feature on the list.