To the bank

J.Law is world’s top-paid actress with whopping $52 million in earnings

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Forbes magazine released its list of the world’s highest-earning actresses on Thursday, and Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence topped the rankings with earnings of $52 million over the 12-month period from June 2014 to June 2015. Scarlett Johansson finished a somewhat distant second with $35.5 million over the same period. The list was largely populated by the names of familiar American actresses, but there were some newcomers, like Chinese actress BingBing Fan. J.Law has been on quite the roll of late. In June, it was revealed she was taking home a larger salary than her co-star Chris Pratt for the upcoming film Passenger. And women in general have been driving box office sales like never before this year.

Read the full story and see the complete list at CBS News.

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