Another feather in the crown of Scarlett Johansson! Amid all the stalwarts she proved herself once again and has become the highest grossing actor of 2016, leaving behind names like Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. her Captain America: Civil War, which ran in the theatres for almost a year, and her other releases like The Jungle Book and Hail, Caesar; she is now the richest actor of 2016.
As per the Forbes list, Scarlett earned in the year of 2016 a mind-boggling $1.2 billion at the global box office. Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. both jointly won the second place with grosses of $1.15 billion, for their roles as Captain America and Iron Man respectively. Australian actress Margot Robbie placing fourth at $1.1bn (896m) for DC’s Suicide Squad. She was also in Tom Hanks in Inferno, and with Liam Neeson in fantasy drama A Monster Calls. Will Smith with $775 million becomes the tenth in the list.
The Forbes Richest Actors list has followed a pattern to calculate the list of the highest-earning stars of 2016. They used box office sales data from Box Office Mojo, as of December 27, 2016. The ranking was made with only counts on live action films and only movie stars who had the most screen time were considered, excluding the animated roles.
Scarlett started her acting career at the very tender age of 9, and from then there was no turning back. She is not only the hottest actress of Hollywood but also a singer of per excellence. She was a regular face of the Television and stage too. There is no doubt about the talent of this 32 years old actress.
Here is the list of the Top Ten Highest Grossing Actors of Hollywood by Forbes
- Scarlett Johansson $1.2bn (977m)
- Chris Evans $1.15bn (937m)
- Robert Downey Jr $1.15bn (937m)
- Margot Robbie $1.1bn (896m)
- Amy Adams $1.04bn (847m)
- Ben Affleck $1.02bn (831m)
- Henry Cavill $870bn (709m)
- Ryan Reynolds $820bn (668m)
- Felicity Jones $805bn (656m)
- Will Smith $775bn (631)
We wish Scarlett Johansson many more success like this!