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Jolie beats Aniston to become highest paid actress

Angelina Jolie has become the highest paid actress in Hollywood outperforming partner Brad Pitt's ex wife Jennifer Aniston who came second. The Oscar-winning actress clinched the top-spot on the Forbes list by taking home $27 million this year, two million more than Aniston.

india Updated: Jul 03, 2009 03:09 IST

Angelina Jolie has become the highest paid actress in Hollywood outperforming partner Brad Pitt's ex wife Jennifer Aniston who came second.

The Oscar-winning actress clinched the top-spot on the Forbes list by taking home $27 million this year, two million more than Aniston.http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/images/Jolie-aniston.jpg

The major chunk of her earnings come from her blockbuster hit Wanted but reportedly she also got a huge sum for her upcoming film 'Salt' where she plays a CIA agent accused of being a Russian spy, reported the magazine.

Aniston who had a successful year with films like Marley and Me and He Is Just Not That Into You took home a good $25 million.

Meryl Streep, who won an Oscar for her performance in Doubt was third in the list with earnings worth $24 million followed by Sex and the City Sarah Jessica Parker who earned $23 million. Cameron Diaz, who took home $20 million rounded off the top five.