Call it girl power or whatever you wish, but the fact still remains that women are also wealthy in the acting industry. Showbiz is one of the attractive and leading industry in the world making showbiz celebrities live a lavish lifestyle. Here is a look at some of the top 10 Richest actresses in the world in 2017 who have more than enough money to spend.
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Victoria Principal is a popular American actress who is also regarded as one of the most successful women in showbiz. She is also an author and a businesswoman, perhaps the reason why she finds herself in this list.
She is best recognized for her role on the CBS soap opera Dallas from 1978 to 1987 as Pamela Barnes Ewing. Born in Fukuoka, Japan, Victoria later on moved to Hollywood in 1970. She was cast to play in a major role in Marie Elena in her film debut The Life and Time of Judge Roy Bean in 1972.
She is a comedian, an actress and a popular producer. Julia Louis-Dreyfus has an estimated net worth of $200 million making her one of the most riches women in American showbiz. She first rose into the comedy industry and subsequently became the cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1982 to 1985. Julia received the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in Seinfeld in 1994 and this is just one of the many awards she has won in her acting career.
Not only is Angelina Jolie beautiful, but also rich. In fact, she is the most common figure you will see anytime Hollywood is mentioned. She has been successful from the first time she stepped into the acting scene.
She is a two-time Academy Award and three-time Golden Globe Award winner. This is a position many actresses wish to attain. She has an estimated net worth of approximately $200 million. She rose to fame when she took leading roles in movies such as Girl, Interrupted (1999), Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004), Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005), A Mighty Heart (2007), Wanted (2008), and The Tourist (2010). She first appeared as a main character in the movie Cyborg 2 of 1993.
Not only is Sasha Alexander rich, but she is also hardworking and a go-getter. She is popular in the whole world and has had a successful acting career. She started off as an actress in 1997. This is not long ago. However, her success sky rocketed when she hit the media in her appearance as Gretchen Witter on the fourth season of Dawson’s Creek. Her net worth is $215 million.
After she was cast the role of Kathy on NBC’s Friends since September 1994, Paget Brewster has seen nothing short of success ever since. She is beautiful and rich at the same time. Her net worth has been estimated to be around $245 million. She has also taken part in many business ventures
Michelle Yeoh is a 53-year old rich and popular actress who was born in Ipoh, Malaysia. She has an estimated net worth of $245 million making her the 5th richest actress in the world.
She has earned recognition and fame due to her performance in many Hong Kong action films. She played the role of Wai Lin in 1997’s popular Western world James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies. This is perhaps the film that took her to greater heights in the film industry.
She is an Award winner superstar who also happens to be the world’s 4th richest actresses in the showbiz industry. Mia Wasikowska has an estimated net worth of about $275 million. Most people know her for her character as Alice in the movie Alice in Wonderland.
When she appeared in a famous HBO TV series In Treatment, she grew her fan base and became the love of many. She first came to the spotlight when she featured in the movie Suburban Mayhem in 2006 when she was fifteen years old.
Candance Bailey is a famous American and one of the most popular actresses the film industry as at the moment. She has an estimated net worth of $275 million. She is not only beautiful but also hardworking.
She made her way into the acting career in 1999 when she was still 17 years old. Ever since, she has been flexible in many roles in the films and other appearances she has had. Film enthusiasts will remember that she was cast to play the role of Deena Hauser on The Sopranos.
2.Marry Kate and Ashley Olsen
These two are referred to as the Olsen Twins. Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen have done almost everything together and this is what puts them into number two in the top 10 richest actresses of 2016 list. Their net worth collective estimate is of $300 million.
Both are American actresses and fashion designers. Although most people confuse the two, they are actually not monozygotic twins, yet fraternal ones. They started their acting careers in 1992 and became famous at a young age. They took turn to play the role of Michelle Tanner in the ABC sitcom Full House.
Dina Merill tops this list as the richest actress in the whole world in 2017. Her net worth clocks around $5 billion. She is also known as one of the greatest actresses of Hollywood who ever lived.
Not only is she a successful actress, but also stands out to be one of the most envied successful businesswoman, something she inherited from her parents-her well-off mother known as Marjorie Merriweather and Edward Francis, a great banker. She got her first role as an actress in 1950s and that’s how her success in the industry began. She received an award from American Academy of Dramatic Arts for her lifetime achievement in entertainment industry.
This list shows you that women, just like men, can also work hard and be wealthy. However, since this is showbiz, these names are bound to change since other ordinary actresses are doing extraordinary things. Soon you will see new names with extraordinary figures of cash toping this list.