This week, we’re taking a look at the Who is the highest paid female actress 2022
05. Meryl Streep
At number five is Meryl Streep, who made $24 million. Streep made $5 million working with director Steven Soderberg on his comedy Let Them All Talk, a secret film Soderberg self-funded with a partner before securing $29 million from HBO Max that went towards paying the cast and crew. The rest of streep’s earnings come from Little Women and Ryan Murphy’s upcoming Netflix musical film, The Prom.
04. Melissa McCarthy
At number four is Melissa McCarthy, who made $25 million. Melissa McCarthy is starring in two films directed by her husband Ben Falcon, one on HBO Max and one on Netflix, and collects a seven-figure paycheck for hosting NBC’s Little Big Shots. McCarthy will earn another big paycheck next year when she plays Ursula in the live-action Little Mermaid.
03. Gal Godot
At number three is Gal Godot, who made $31 million. Godot turned to Netflix this year, earning $20 million for her role in Red Notice alongside Dwayne Johnson and Ryan Reynolds.
She also stands to make a lot of money when Wonder Woman 1984 hits theaters.
02. Angelina Jolie
At number two is Angelina Jolie, who made $35 million. Jolie is one of the few actresses on the list that earns almost all of her money from traditional films. Her biggest paycheck comes from her starring role in The Eternals, the upcoming Marvel movie that has a 200 million dollar budget.
01. Sofia Vergara
And the highest paid actress is Sofia Vergara, who made $43 million. Vergara made most of her money from broadcast this year. She concluded her run as Gloria on ABC’s Modern Family, where she pulled in 500 $0 per episode. And she began her tenure as a judge on America’s Got Talent, which pays her at least $10 million each season.