Richest Actress in the World 2024 – Top 10 Female Actors Ranking

As of 2024, the top 10 Richest Actresses in the world are: Jami Gertz, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Reese Witherspoon, Victoria Principal, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jane Fonda with a combined net worth of over $5 billion.

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List of World Richest Actress 2024:

RankActorsNet Worth
1Jami Gertz$3 Billion
2Mary-Kate and Ashley Olson$500 Million
3Reese Witherspoon$420 Million
4Victoria Principal$350 Million
5 Jessica Alba$340 Million
6Jennifer Aniston$320 Million
7Julia Roberts$250 Million
8 Sandra Bullock$250 Million
9Julia Louis-Dreyfus$250 Million
10Jane Fonda$200 Million

1. Jami Gertz

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Jami Gertz not only stands as the richest Hollywood actress but also the richest actor in the world, with an estimated net worth of $3 billion according to Marca.

While the actress had a successful career in the movie industry, her impressive net worth can also be attributed to her billionaire husband Tony Ressler‘s brilliant financial empire.

Tony co-founded both Apollo Global Management and Ares Management, which have $500 billion and $300 billion in assets that are being managed, respectively.

Jami and her husband are part-owners of the Atlanta Hawks NBA team.

The billionaire couple also owns minority stakes in the Milwaukee Brewers.

Some of her most popular movie roles include ‘The Lost Boys‘ and ‘Cougar Town‘.

2. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

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A photo of twin sisters Mary-Kate (R) and Ashley Olsen (L)- Image Source @ Instagram

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have a joint net worth of $500 million, placing them top of the list of richest actress in the world.

The Olsen Twins started their acting career starring as Michelle Tanner in the popular 90s sitcom Full House, they started out earning $2,400 per episode, and by the end of the show, the twins were earning $80,000 per episode.

By Age 20 the Olsen Twins were listed on Forbes’s Richest Women in Entertainment list, this was possible partly due to their retail empire (Dualstar Entertainment Group) which made 1 billion in sales both in Walmart and online.

In 2006 they launched ‘The Row‘ and by 2019 it was reported that the clothing line generates $100 million to $200 million in yearly sales.

At such a young age, they ventured into showbiz, which led to their remarkable wealth accumulation over time and made them stars in the entertainment industry.

Today it reflects on their estimated combined personal fortune amounting up to half a billion US dollars.

3. Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon is worth $420 million, thanks to her career as an actor, producer, and businesswoman.

The Academy Award-winning actress earned $1 million per episode for her role in Big Little Lies and $1.2 million per episode for a role in The Morning Show, also she earned a whopping $15 million for her role in Legally Blonde 2.

By 2007 she was getting paid $15 million to $20 million per role.

In August 2021 Blackstone-backed media company purchased a majority stake in her production company Hello Sunshine valued at $900 million, Reese made an estimated $120 million after taxes from the sale.

She was nominated and won Best Actress at the Academy Awards for her role in Walk the Line.

4. Victoria Principal

Victoria Principal
An Old Photo of Actress Victoria Principal – Image Source @ Instagram

Victoria Principal, also known as Vicki Ree Principal, holds a net worth of $350 million and the two-time Golden Globe Awards nominee is among the wealthiest actresses in the world.

In 1989 she launched her skincare company called Principal Secret, a business venture that would go on to generate up to $1.5 billion in revenue and continues to be successful.

In April 2019 she sold the company Guthy Renker for an undisclosed sum

Vicki is also a best-selling author, writing three books: The Body Principal (1983), The Beauty Principal (1984), and The Diet Principal (1987), which are based on skincare, beauty, fitness and well-being. In 2001 she wrote a fourth book, Living Principal.

5. Jessica Alba

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Jessica Alba is a highly regarded Hollywood actress with an estimated net worth of $340 million.

Jessica first gained fame for playing the lead in the Television series Dark Angel (2000-2002).

Alba’s acting accomplishments have resulted in numerous hit movies like Sin City and Fantastic Four that have added to her massive fortune today.

She co-founded the nontoxic household goods startup ‘The Honest Company’ in 2011, the company made $319 million in sales in 2021, and by 2022 the company was valued at $550 million.

The success of her acting career and business venture is a major contributing factor to her net worth.

6. Jennifer Aniston

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Jennifer Aniston has an estimated net worth of $320 million making her one of the world’s richest actresses in 2024.

The movie star starred in the hit television series Friends, earning $22,500 per episode in the first season of the show.

By the final season of the famous sitcom which contained 18 episodes, Jennifer was racking in $1 million per episode.

In 2000 Jennifer Aniston signed a contract that allowed her to get a 2 percent cut of any royalties from Friends reruns, the actress makes $20 million annually from the show thanks to her contract.

Jennifer earned $10 million for her appearance in the 2011 movie Just Go With It.

The star also boasts of many Endorsement deals, in Jan 17, 2013, it was confirmed that the actress had agreed on an eight-figure endorsement deal with Aveeno,

“We can confirm that Jennifer Aniston will be partnering with Aveeno for skincare,”

“You can expect to see the results of this collaboration later this year.”

Aniston’s rep, Stephen Huvane, confirmed to E News.

Projects like ‘Office Christmas Party’ and ‘The Bounty Hunter’ have also been influential in increasing Aniston’s finances significantly.

7. Julia Roberts

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Julia Roberts, the first female actress to receive a $20 million paycheck for one movie, holds an impressive net worth of $250 million.

Julia came into the scene co-starring in the movie Mystic Pizza, But her big break came in the movie Pretty Woman(1990).

For her performance in Pretty Woman She earned $300,000, the actress would see her earnings increase in the years that followed, with films like “Mary Reilly” ($8.5 million), “Ocean’s Eleven” ($10 million), “My Best Friend’s Wedding” ($12 million), “Runaway Bride” ($17 million), “Erin Brockovich” ($20 million), “The Mexican” ($20 million) and “Closer” ($20 million).

8. Sandra Bullock

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Sandra Bullock is one of the richest actress in America with a fortune estimated at $250 million.

The movie star gained massive recognition for her movies Demolition Man and Speed, co-starring Keanu Reeves.

Bullock reportedly racked in $20 million for the movie ‘The Lost City’ co-starring Channing Tatum.

In 2014 Sandra secured a deal that guaranteed her $20 million plus 15% of the movie ‘Gravity’ gross box office receipt, her earnings from the movie Gravity, have surpassed upwards of $70 million, making her one of the highest-paid actress in Hollywood.

Bullock’s films have made big profits and this has been fundamental to increasing her impressive net worth.

9. Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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A Photo of Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus at the Wall Street Journal Office – Image Source @ Instagram

Julia Louis-Dreyfus has earned a net worth of $250 million and is renowned for her roles in Seinfeld and Veep.

Dreyfus first gained relevance when she was cast as Elaine Benes in the popular sitcom Seinfeld.

By the end of the show, Louis was making $600,000 per episode, adding up to about $15 million a season.

The actress made an estimated $8 million per season on Veep, which made her one of the five highest-paid actresses on television.

Her fame in the industry, as well as her Primetime Emmy Award wins, have contributed to making this fortune possible.

She also has been honored with an impressive ‘One Golden Globe Award’ plus several Screen Actors Guild Awards & Golden Globes recognitions which validate her successful acting career.

10. Jane Fonda

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The renowned American actress and political activist Jane Fonda boasts a net worth of $200 million.

Fonda has appeared in over fifty-one movies in her career, cementing her as one of the most decorated actresses in Hollywood.

Jane was also a fitness guru, releasing her fitness book “Jane Fonda’s Workout Book” in 1981, alongside her exercise video “Jane Fonda’s Workout” which sold over a million copies.

Jane’s divorce from her third husband Ted Turner the founder of CNN, led to Ted paying a divorce settlement of over $100 million in liquid assets (cash and stock).

Fonda’s extraordinary accomplishments in film have earned her two Oscars as well as multiple BAFTAs awards plus a Primetime Emmy among many other accolades that serve to confirm her position amongst leading players on screen.

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