Highest annual earnings for a film actress (current year)
Jennifer Lawrence
46,000,000 US dollar(s)
United States

According to Forbes, the highest-earning movie actress for the year ending 30 June 2016 is Jennifer Lawrence (USA), who took home an estimated $46 million (£34.3 million). It was the second year in a row that the Hunger Games and X-Men star topped the list among female actors.

Jennifer Lawrence was the sixth highest-earning actor in the list overall. The next highest-earning female actor of 2015–16 was Melissa McCarthy (USA), who took home $33 million (£24.6 million) according to Forbes.