Emma Watson Is Top-Paid Woman in Hollywood

'Harry Potter' star banked $41M, ranks just 14th among moneymakers
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 5, 2010 3:34 PM CST
Actress Emma Watson attends the premiere of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" at the Ziegfeld Theater, Thursday, July 9, 2009 in New York.   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
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(Newser) – Emma Watson made more money last year than any other actress in the world. The Harry Potter star banked over $30 million from acting and modeling jobs; she has worked on ad campaigns for Burberry and People Tree. Watson ranked 14th on Vanity Fair's list of Hollywood's top moneymakers, well below fellow Potter star Daniel Radcliffe, who made $41 million last year. At No. 6, Radcliffe is the highest-ranked actor, below a who's who of superstar producers.

The top five:

  1. Michael Bay, $125 million
  2. Steven Spielberg, $85 million
  3. Roland Emmerich, $70 million
  4. James Cameron, $50 million
  5. Todd Phillips, $44 million
To see the full list, click here.

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