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Sandra Bullock tops Forbes list as Hollywood’s top-earning actress

Published on Aug 5, 2014 12:31 AM
 
Actress Sandra Bullock in a file photo from June 5, 2014 speaking at the American Film Institute's 42nd Life Achievement Award event at the Dolby theatre in Hollywood, California. -- PHOTO: REUTERS 

NEW YORK (REUTERS) – Oscar winner Sandra Bullock is Hollywood’s highest paid actress with estimated earnings of US$51 million (S$63 million) over 12 months, followed by Jennifer Lawrence and Jennifer Aniston, Forbes magazine said on Monday.

Bullock, 50, had a big hit last year with the space thriller film Gravity, which won seven Academy Awards including best director for Alfonso Cuaron, and made more than US$716 million worldwide.

The best actress Oscar winner in 2010 for The Blind Side, Bullock jumped from seventh place on the previous Forbes earnings list to the top spot between June 2013 and June 2014.

Bullock didn’t win best actress this year, “but she did walk away with a ton of money,” according to Forbes.com.

 
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