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Hollywood's richest women

Last updated on: July 2, 2009 

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Angelina Jolie has been named Hollywood's top earning actress by Forbes magazine after she raked in $ 27 million last year.

Jolie earned most of the money from her share of the profits from her action film Wanted but she was also paid a large upfront sum for her role in Salt.

Text: ANI


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Jolie's partner Brad Pitt's ex-wife Jennifer Aniston, who raked in $ 25 million in the last 12 months, came second, reports the China Daily.

Aniston earned most of her millions from the romantic comedy Marley and Me and her upcoming film The Baster.

'Aniston also still earns money from (reruns of TV series) Friends and she gets a nice paycheck shilling for Glaceau's SmartWater,' Forbes.com said.


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Meryl Streep landed the third spot with $ 24 million.


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Sex And The City star Sarah Jessica Parker came fourth with $ 23 million.


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Cameron Diaz rounded off the top five after raking in $ 20 million in the last 12 months.


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Source: ANI