Los Angeles: Scarlett Johansson has been named the Highest – grossing movie big name of 2016 by means of Forbes magazine after acting in films that accrued $1.2 Billion in worldwide price tag sales.
Johansson, 32, edged in advance of co-stars Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr — who tied for the second region due to the fact she additionally appeared within the Coen brothers’ “hail, Caesar!’ which raked in $63.2 Million. The tony award-winning American actress starred in the marvel blockbuster ‘Captain the United States: civil struggle,’ the year’s biggest box office hit, which made $1.15 Billion international.
It’s been a rewarding year for Johansson, a perennial a-list darling who became named the sector’s 1/3 highest-paid actress by Forbes in august, with annual profits of $25 Million.
Atop that list turned into Jennifer Lawrence, whose 2016 movies ‘x-men: apocalypse’ and ‘passengers’ although did no longer carry out nicely sufficient to earn her a place some of the top grossing stars.
Britain’s felicity jones seemed at the field workplace list for the first time, taking ninth place with overall takings for her movies at $805 Million.
With roles in ‘Rogue one: a celebrity wars tale,’ mystery thriller ‘inferno’ and kid’s fantasy ‘a monster calls,’ she became the handiest star in the pinnacle 10 not to depend closely on films based totally on comics.
The yearly Forbes list, released overdue Tuesday, is compiled the use of facts from box office mojo.
Simplest top-billed performances are counted and Forbes does not recollect animated movies along with Disney’s ‘The jungle Book,’ the fourth largest release of 2016, which grossed $967 Million and also starred Johansson.
The top 10 highest grossing actors within the world in 2016:
Scarlett Johansson – $1.2 Billion
Chris Evans – $1.15 Billion
Robert Downey Jr – $1.15 Billion
Margot Robbie – $1.1 Billion
Amy Adams – $1.04 Billion
Ben Affleck – $1.02 Billion
Henry Cavill – $870 Million
Ryan Reynolds – $820 Million
Felicity jones – $805 Million
Will smith – $775 Million