Forbes has released their annual Celebrity 100 list, the most powerful people in the entertainment business this year. The men and women in the top 100 earned $4.5 billion over the last 12 months and include actors, athletes, models and television personalities. They also rose to the top by garnering influence.
Who were the top celebrity mom earners?
Angelina Jolie is really the only actress making big bucks doing action films. She came in at No. 11 on the list, passing husband Brad Pitt at No. 45! Her recent films earned huge dollars at the box office. Her hit film Salt, which was originally written for Tom Cruise, brought in $300 million!
Sandra Bullock dropped down to 44th place from the top ten last year because she has taken a break from films in the past year. But she still came in the top 100. After winning an Oscar and then dealing with a nasty divorce, we’re happy to see Sandra doing well with her son.
Reese Witherspoon is really on top of the world! Recently married to Jim Toth, the actress came out with Water For Elephants with Robert Pattison. She’s also going to be starring in the upcoming film, This Means War, a love triangle involving two CIA agents.
Julia Roberts’ film Eat Pray Love earned $205 million at the box office. She also earns income from being one of the faces of Lancome. Julia is going to be starring as the Evil Queen in one of the two Snow White projects currently in development.
Sarah Jessica Parker starred in the second Sex and the City movie in 2010 which earned $290 million. The mom is also designing clothes with Halston and she has a line of best-selling fragrances including NYC which brought in $18 million in 2010. Wow!
Soon-to-be mom Natalie Portman also made the top 100 with both Black Swan, which one her an Oscar, but also with the romantic comedy No Strings Attached which earned $150 million on an estimated budget of $25 million.
Who else made the list? Find out on Forbes.
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