Emma Stone tops Forbes Highest Paid Actresses List for 2017

Emma Stone tops Forbes Highest Paid Actresses List for 2017

Oscar-winning Emma Stone is the highest paid actress of 2017 according to  Forbes2017 list of the world's highest-paid actresses. 

Stone scored the spot thanks to her performance in  La La Landwhich brought in $445.3 million at the global box office and helped the 29-year-old bank $26 million pre-tax.

After accepting her Academy Award, the actress said she knew what it was like to audition over and over again, according to  Forbes.

Jennifer Aniston snagged second place with $25.5 million, which  Forbes attributed in part to her various endorsement deals, and Jennifer Lawrence came in third with $24 million. Melissa McCarthy ($18 million) and Mila Kunis ($15.5 million) also made the top five.