Emma Stone overtakes Jennifer Lawrence to become highest paid actress in Hollywood

“La La Land’ not only won Emma Stone a best actress Oscar earlier this year — it has resulted in her surpassing Jennifer Lawrence as the highest-paid actress, according to new figures from Forbes.

Stone was the highest-paid actress between June 2016 and 2017, making $26 million pretax as ranked by Forbes in their new World’s Highest-Paid actress list.

Jennifer Aniston came in second, earning $25.5 million — significantly thanks to endorsement deals with Emirates Airline, Smartwater and Aveeno — while Jennifer Lawrence was third, generating $24 million.

Noting the influence of “La La Land,” Damien Chazelle’s musical film which grossed $445.3 million globally according to Box Office Mojo, Forbes noted, “Stone has her earnings from the movie-musical to thank for the bulk of her payday.

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