Aussies among highest paid in Hollywood


But a few Aussie stars, namely Chris Hemsworth, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie weren’t far behind after all enjoying a financially bountiful past 12 months.

Margot Robbie has become one of Hollywood’s biggest – and highest paid – stars. Picture: AFPSource:AFP

Johnson earned a staggering $US89.4 million ($A133 million) in 2019 and Johannson, who this year scored to Oscar nominations earned $US56 million ($A83 million), proving the gender pay gap in Tinsel Town is very real.

In fact, Johansson would be eighth on the male list behind Adam Sandler at $US57 million ($A85 million).

Byron Bay-based Hemsworth came in second behind Johnson, earning $US76.4 million ($A114 million).

Chris Hemsworth is number two on Hollywood’s highest paid list. Picture: NSW Government

Chris Hemsworth is number two on Hollywood’s highest paid list. Picture: NSW GovernmentSource:Supplied

Nicole Kidman was number four on the list of highest paid actresses. Picture: Getty Images

Nicole Kidman was number four on the list of highest paid actresses. Picture: Getty ImagesSource:Getty Images

On the women’s side of things, Nicole Kidman came in fourth, earning $A34 million ($A50 million) and Gold Coast-born Margot Robbie solidified her place among Hollywood’s biggest stars, raking in $US23.5 million ($A35 million).

Many of the actresses closed in on Hollywood’s gender pay gap by producing their own projects included Robbie, Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston.

In fact, seven of the top 10 highest-earning actresses of 2019 were producers of their own projects, Forbes reports.

Witherspoon, who starred alongside Kidman in Big Little Lies and with Aniston in Morning Wars, took home $35 million ($A52 million).

For her part, Aniston banked $US28 million ($A41 million) in 2019.

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