This Is How Much Jennifer Lawrence Made This Year

By : Joseph Loftus |


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In the past few days, Jennifer Lawrence emerged as the highest earning actress on the face of the earth for the second year running. 

This year, the star of Joy, X-Men and the Hunger Games franchise, picked up a mind-numbing $46 million (£35m), reports Forbes.

Apparently, Lawrence has made such an astonishing amount due to the release of the final Hunger Games film towards the close of last year, and as a result of the new X-Men film hitting cinemas earlier this year.

Unfortunately (except not unfortunate in the slightest), the actress has actually lost some value. Last year, she made $6m more. Woe is her.

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However, one thing that is rather interesting is the lingering pay-gap difference between men and women, a debate which Lawrence has consistently voiced her opinion on.

According to a list of the highest earning celebrities of this year, Forbes revealed that the highest earning actor, Kevin Hart, made a crazy $87m (£66m) dollars.

That’s $41m (£31m) more than Lawrence.

To be fair, Kevin has appeared in some box office smashers in the past 12 months, such as Central Intelligence, Ride Along 2 and The Secret Lives Of Pets – so it’s relatively hard to compare the two when their work is radically different.

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According to the same list, the highest grossing celebrity of this year alone is Taylor Swift who has made $170m (£129m), $60m (£45m) more than One Direction who stand in the number two spot.

Unfortunately, I didn’t make the list this year – maybe next year.