Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
When it comes to earnings, Angelina Jolie
is Hollywood's queen.
has named Jolie, 38, the highest-earning actress from June 2012 to June 2013, even though she hasn't starred in a major film in three years and took time off for her elective double mastectomy
The magazine released its list of highest-paid actresses
on Monday and credits Jolie's star turn in the upcoming film Maleficent
for helping her secure the top spot, with an impressive $33 million in overall entertainment-related earnings. (Forbes
estimates she took home at least $15 million for the role.)
The Disney film, a retelling of the classic Sleeping Beauty
story from the perspective of the evil queen (played by Jolie), hits theaters next summer and marks her first return to a big-budget film since appearing alongside Johnny Depp
in The Tourist
in December 2010.
Jolie beat out recent Best Actress Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence
for the top spot by a wide margin. Forbes
estimates Lawrence took home about $26 million in the past year, but with plenty of room to grow: the next installment in The Hunger Games franchise
is set for release in November.
came in third with $22 million, and is still cashing in on the Twilight
series, although the magazine wonders for how much longer.
came in fourth with $20 million, and reportedly takes pay cuts to appear in films like We're The Millers
and Horrible Bosses
, which it says seems to appeal to her fun, comedic side.
Rounding out the top ten are Emma Stone
, Charlize Theron
, Sandra Bullock
, Natalie Portman
, Mila Kunis
and Julia Roberts