High Earner Angelina Jolie

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Angelina Jolie has topped Forbes magazine's annual list of Hollywood's Top-Earning Actresses.

The 'Salt' star raked in an impressive $27 million between June 2008 and June 2009.

Angelina beat her partner Brad Pitt's ex-wife Jennifer Aniston, who came second in the list with earnings of $25 million.

In a statement, the magazine said: "Much of Angelina's earnings came from her share of the profits on 'Wanted', but she also scored a fat upfront cheque for 'Salt', an action film originally slated to star Tom Cruise, in which Jolie plays a CIA agent who is accused of being a Russian spy."

'Mamma Mia' star Meryl Streep was placed third with an income of $24 million, while 'Sex And The City' actress Sarah Jessica Parker came fourth with $23 million in earnings.

Cameron Diaz was ranked fifth generating $20 million, while Reese Witherspoon and Sandra Bullock tied for sixth place after making $15 million each.

Nicole Kidman and Drew Barrymore tied for eighth place, followed by Renee Zellweger.

The magazine compiled the list after speaking to agents, managers, producers and lawyers.

Money earned from clothing, perfume or accessories lines was also taken into account.

As usual, the actresses earned significantly less than their male counterparts. This year's top-earning actor Harrison Ford earned $65 million, $38 million more than Angelina.

The top 10 actors earned a combined total of $393 million, compared with the actress' earnings of $183 million.

Forbes magazine's top 10 Top-Earning Actresses of 2009:

1. Angelina Jolie, $27 million

2. Jennifer Aniston, $25 million

3. Meryl Streep, $24 million

4. Sarah Jessica Parker, $23 million

5. Cameron Diaz, $20 million

6. Sandra Bullock, $15 million

6. Reese Witherspoon, $15 million

8. Nicole Kidman, $12 million

8. Drew Barrymore, $12 million

10. Renee Zellweger, $10 million


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