NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lawrence is a girl on fire — at least monetarily speaking.
The actress topped Forbes magazine’s list of the world’s highest-paid actress for the second straight year, banking $46 million thanks to her paycheck for the final “Hunger Games” installment.
Lawrence out-earned second-ranked Melissa McCarthy with $33 million and Scarlett Johansson at No. 3 with $25 million.
Together, the world’s 10 highest-paid actresses tallied a combined $205 million between June 1, 2015, and June 1, 2016, before fees and taxes.
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Acting is fine, but singing might be better. Earlier this summer, Forbes released its annual list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities and Taylor Swift was on top with $170 million and One Direction was at No. 2 with $110 million.