Sarah Jessica Parker (left) and Angelina Jolie
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A tough economy hasn't paid its toll on two of Hollywood's richest leading ladies.
and Sarah Jessica Parker
were the highest-earning actresses last year, according to Forbes
Their paycheck? An estimated $30 million each.
Jolie, 36, sang her way to the bank with the financial success of her two big-budget films of 2010: Salt
and The Tourist
, which by itself earned $280 million, largely thanks to the overseas market.
Parker, 46, is still reaping the benefits of playing Manhattan fashionista Carrie Bradshaw on Sex and the City
, which she also produces. The TV show still airs in re-runs, and she also made money from the $290 million-grossing big screen sequel.
Aside from her acting, Parker earns a payday from her fragrance lines, which raked in $18 million in 2010.
Other actresses with bustling bank accounts: Jennifer Aniston
, 42, and Reese Witherspoon
, 35, who each earned $28 million.
Among the others: Julia Roberts
($20 million), Kristen Stewart
($20 million), Katherine Heigl
($19 million), Cameron Diaz
($18 million), Sandra Bullock
($15 million) and Meryl Streep ($10 million).