10 Highest-Paid Actresses of 2016: Guess Who Tops the List AGAIN!

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Forbes magazine released it's annual list of the world's highest-earning actresses today, and the familiar face in the top spot should come as no surprise.

Yes, Jennifer Lawrence may stumble on the red carpet so much that we're starting to think she's messing with us, but when it comes to raking in box office bucks, the woman is downright graceful.

But while J-Law's continued dominance should come as no great shock (She tops the list for the second year in a row.), the rest of the top ten features some unexpected surprises.

For example, we're guessing you wouldn't have predicted the new queen of comedy at number two or the Chines actress at number five who's far from a household name in the States.

Globalization, y'all. Get into it.

Hollywood certainly is, and these ladies are reaping the benefits:

10. Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone
If you're reading this in the Western Hemi, there's a good chance you're not familiar with Deepika. But she's one of the biggest stars in India, and she pulled in over $10 million in the last 12 months.

9. Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis
Bourbon and Bad Moms paid off for Mila this year. She pulled in $11 million, largely due to her endorsement deal with Jim Beam and her role in raunchy comedy.

8. Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts
America's Sweetheart is still smiling. The actress raked in $12 million in the past year.

7. Amy Adams

Amy Adams
The critically-beloved actress has switched into blockbuster mode. Batman v Superman scored a huge opening weekend and the trailer for Arrival is already getting huge buzz online. Adams has earned $13.5 million since August of 2015.

6. Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron
Mad Max: Fury Road, The Huntsman: Winter's War, Kubo and the Two Strings - it was a big year for big budgets and long titles for Theron, who pulled in $16.5 million.

5. Fan Bingbing

Fan Bingbing
Not yet a household name in the States, Fan Bingbing is a bonafide megastar in her native China. She also raked in $17 million in 2016.

4. Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson
Marvel continues to pay off for the Black Widow. Johansson has earned $17.5 million in the past year.

3. Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston
It wasn't the biggest year of Aniston's career. But she wtill raked in $21 million, so we're guessing she's not complaining.

2. Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy
All hail the new Queen of Comedy. Boss and the Ghostbusters reboot helped Melissa McCarthy pull in $33 million.

1. Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence
The Hunger Games franchise may have come to an end, but not before it helped J-Law pull in an astonishing $46 million. If she's looking for someone to switch bank accounts, we volunteer as tribute.

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