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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: