Sofia Vergara Kicks Scarlett Johansson Out Of The List To Be Crowned Forbes’ Highest Paid Actresses 2020

Leela Adwani |Oct 06, 2020

The Modern Family superstar Sofia Vergara who placed the second spot in 2019 surpasses other Hollywood divas to be crowned the list with $43 million

Forbes has recently unveiled the list of top 10 Highest-Paid Actresses of 2020 and this year’s Forbes list stunned many people as it features new and surprising factors and also bids adieu to the last year’s toppers. The Modern Family superstar Sofia Vergara who placed the second spot in 2019 surpasses many other Hollywood divas to be crowned the list with $43 million, equal to Rs 315 crore. For those who are curious about Sofia Vergara salary, they may now get the answer.

Sofia Vergara Is Forbes Highest Paid Actress 2020
Sofia Vergara tops Forbes' Highest-Paid Actresses list of 2020

It would raise a few eyebrows but Marvel Cinematic Universe star Scarlett Johansson who ranked first last year now disappears from this year’s list. Meanwhile, we also witness the return of superheroine Angelina Jolie with the second spot with $35.5 million thanks to her biggest paycheck for her role in Marvel Studios’ Eternals.

Forbes Highest Paid Actress 2020 Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie makes a grand comeback to the list with the second spot

Another megastar claiming a spot among the top 3 is none other than Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot with $31.5 million. Even though Wonder Woman 1984 release date has been postponed due to the ongoing pandemic, her bank balance still rose because of her OTT ties-up. She got $20 million for her upcoming action comedy thriller Red Notice on Netflix.

Forbes Highest Paid Actress 2020 Gal Gadot
Gal Gadot is one of the youngest names making to the top highest-paid actresses 2020

The top 10 Highest-Paid Actress of 2020 also features, The Bridesmaids actress Melissa McCarthy, senior Meryl Streep, The Girl On The Train star Emily Blunt.

Check out the full list below to know the exact earnings of the top 10, besides Sofia Vergara salary that is already mentioned above.

  1. Sofia Vergara: USD 43 million

  2. Angelina Jolie: USD 35.5 million

  3. Gal Gadot: USD 31.5 million

  4. Melissa McCarthy: USD 25 million 

  5. Meryl Streep: USD 24 million

  6. Emily Blunt: USD 22.5 million

  7. Nicole Kidman: USD 22 million

  8. Ellen Pompeo: USD 19 million

  9. Elisabeth Moss: USD 16 million

  10. Viola Davis: USD 15.5 million

In fact, the earnings of 10 highest-paid actresses are combined to the tune of $ 254 million that is 20% lower than that of last year.

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Sofia Vergara as a judge on Americas Got Talent show

Meanwhile, talking about Sofia Vergara salary, it’s courtesy her stint in the hotly anticipated final season of evergreen series Modern Family. Her income is also from her tenure as a high-profile judge of America’s Got Talent show. Other than the remuneration from movies and shows, she has several licensing and endorsement deals to her credit.

>>> Also Read: Top Richest Hollywood Actresses & 2020 Net Worth


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