Jennifer Lawrence tops list of highest-paid Academy Awards nominees

  • 8 years ago
Jennifer Lawrence is the highest-paid Oscar nominee at the 2016 Academy Awards, according to Forbes.
The magazine reports the 25-year-old actress, who is nominated for Best Actress for her role as Joy Mangano in "Joy," earned $52 million pretax between June 2014 and 2015.
Lawrence earned paychecks for playing Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games" movies and reportedly received upfront compensation for "Joy."
She also holds a lucrative contract with Dior.
The star's earnings also made her the Forbes highest-paid actress of 2015.
"The Avengers" star Scarlett Johansson came in second with $35.5 million, followed by Melissa McCarthy with $23 million, Bingbing Fan with $21 million and Jennifer Aniston with $16.5 million.