Sandra Bullock named Hollywood’s highest-paid actress by Forbes

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  • The Oscar-winner has been revealed as the biggest-earning actress in film by Forbes magazine

    Her personal life might have seen a turn for the worse during 2010, but professionally, Sandra Bullock is soaring, as she’s has been named the highest-paid actress in Hollywood by

    The Oscar-winner earned $56 million (£35 million) between June 2009 and June 2010, thanks to her Oscar-winning turn in The Blind Side, which netted $310 million at the box office, and The Proposal, which grossed $320 million.

    Racing ahead with the title – she made $20 million more than her nearest competitors on the list – Ms Bullock’s stellar earning power was the result of some savvy business moves. Rather than take a large fee upfront on both The Blind Side and The Proposal, she opted for a share of profits, a move that paid off handsomely.

    As for Sandra’s competition, Cameron Diaz and Reese Witherspoon tied in second, both making $32 million a piece, while Jennifer Aniston came in fourth with $27 million, and Sarah Jessica Parker fifth with $25 million.

    Forbes calculates actress’s earnings not just through their fees and profits from movies, but by taking into account earnings from ad campaigns, perfume endorsements and clothing lines.


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