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World's Highest-Paid Actor: Ex-WWE Star 'The Rock'

With $64.5M paycheck; Jennifer Lawrence tops women actors with $46M

(Newser) - The Rock, Jackie Chan, and Matt Damon walk into a bar … and the Rock should probably pay for drinks, as the actor otherwise known as Dwayne Johnson has been named the world's highest-paid male actor by Forbes . Thanks to 2015 earnings of $64.5 million (his largest payday... More »

Here Are the Highest-Grossing Actors of All Time

Johansson has raked in $3.3B for her movies, making her highest-grossing actress ever

(Newser) - Scarlett Johansson has made lots of money for her bosses, according to tracking site Box Office Mojo , which figured out she's the highest-grossing actress of all time, with her movies earning a cool $3.3 billion over her career lifetime, Entertainment Weekly reports. The 31-year-old Johansson comes in at... More »

Top 5 Actresses Who Appear in Bad Movies Most Often

Sorry, Jennifer Love Hewitt

(Newser) - Vox has crunched numbers out of Hollywood to rank the actors and actresses who most consistently appear in awful movies. To make the list, these stars had to have appeared in at least 10 films, at least one of which was a big money-maker. The names were then cross-referenced... More »

5 Highest-Paid TV Actresses

Sofia Vergara, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting top the list

(Newser) - Forbes is out with its annual list of the 15 highest-paid TV actresses, and two sitcom stars sit atop it. The magazine looked at earnings—from their actual roles plus endorsement deals and other business ventures—from June 2014 to June 2015, and two actresses tied for No. 1:... More »

Hollywood's Highest-Paid Actresses

Jennifer Lawrence is No. 2 and closing in on Angelina Jolie

(Newser) - Hollywood is still apparently a man's world. Angelina Jolie is the highest-paid actress on the new Forbes list , though she would have squeaked in only at No. 10 on the men's side . She pulled in $33 million between June 2012 and June 2013, a far cry from the... More »

Don't Blame Seth, Blame Hollywood

He didn't create its sexist culture, he just ridiculed it: Victoria Brownworth

(Newser) - The criticism of Seth MacFarlane's Oscars gig just keeps on coming , with a familiar theme: He's a vile, sexist man, and the Academy should never have stooped so low. But at the Advocate , Victoria Brownworth wonders whether these critics were watching the same show she was. Take the... More »

TV's 20 Highest-Paid Actresses

Sofia Vergara edges out Kim Kardashian, thank goodness

(Newser) - Sofia Vergara has made her way from Colombian farmer’s daughter to the top spot on Forbes ' list of highest-paid TV actresses. The Modern Family star made an estimated $19 million between May 2011 and May 2012, thanks to the success of the show, endorsement deals in both English... More »

Child Stars Who Became Child Brides

Kim Kardashian's first nuptials lasted an impressive 4 years

(Newser) - They were young and famous, then young and hitched—and, in most cases, young and divorced. Here's a list of child celebs turned child brides, courtesy of Fox News :
  • Drew Barrymore: The actress bailed on two engagements before the age of 18. She married a bar owner in 1994,
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