Here Are the Highest-Grossing Actors of All Time

Johansson has raked in $3.3B for her movies, making her highest-grossing actress ever
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 30, 2016 2:40 PM CDT
Here Are the Highest-Grossing Actors of All Time
In this April 21, 2015, file photo, Scarlett Johansson poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere for the film "Avengers: Age of Ultron" in London.   (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

(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 No. 10 on the Mojo list, with Harrison Ford nabbing the top spot; his movies pulled in $4.9 billion. The Johansson flick that brought in the most: The Avengers, which grossed $623.4 million. The next female on the list: Cameron Diaz at No. 19, with just over $3 billion.

Other actors in the top 10 and what their movies have collectively grossed over the years:

  1. Harrison Ford, $4.9 billion
  2. Samuel Jackson, $4.6 billion
  3. Morgan Freeman, $4.4 billion
  4. Tom Hanks, $4.3 billion
  5. Robert Downey Jr., $3.9 billion
  6. Eddie Murphy, $3.8 billion
  7. Tom Cruise, $3.6 billion
  8. Johnny Depp, $3.4 billion
  9. Michael Caine, $3.3 billion
  10. Scarlett Johansson, $3.3 billion
And the top five highest-paid TV actresses are … (Read more Scarlett Johansson stories.)

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