Entertainment desk – Indian actress Deepika Padukone has been listed as one of the top-ten female actors in Hollywood, according to Times of India.
Clearly, the makers of xXx: Return of Xander Cage have paid a bomb to rope in Deepika Padukone for their film.
The Forbes magazine published the list of world’s highest-paid female actors, Deepika Padukone is the only Bollywood actor and the only newcomer in the list.
She is ranked 10th with total earnings of USD 10 million.
For the second year in a row, Hunger Games star Jenniger Lawrence topped the list with earnings of over USD 46 million. She is followed by Melissa McCarthy.
However, Lawrence’s earnings are nowhere close to that of Hollywood’s male stars. Forbes will release its list of highest-paid Hollywood male actors on Thursday. Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr. was first at the list last year with an estimated earning of USD 80 million.
Sex symbol Scarlett Johansson who plays Black Widow in the Marvel universe of films was third at the list with USD 25 million worth of earnings.
These estimates include earnings from films, television and product endorsements.
The rest of the of highest-paid female actors of Hollywood by Forbes are as follows: Jennifer Aniston – $ 21 million, Fan Bingbing – $ 17 million, Charlize Theron – $ 16.5 million, Amy Adams – $ 13.5 million, Julia Roberts – $ 12 million, Mila Kunis – $ 11 million, Deepika Padukone – $ 10 million.