World’s sexiest and most beautiful woman Angelina Jolie is also ranked as the richest Hollywood celebrity with net worth $140 million USD estimated recently. She got global recognition in 2001 for her portrayal of video game heroine Lara Croft in ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’ and since then has established herself as a hardworking, best known and highest-paid actress in Hollywood.
Angelina Jolie had her biggest ever commercial successes in 2005 with the action-comedy ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’ that earned $480 million at the worldwide box office. It was also the film where she met boyfriend Brad Pitt. Her film in 2008, ‘Wanted’ collected $341 million at the box office.
Angelina Jolie’s highest earnings from May 2010 to May 2011 is $30 Million. Her 2010 Earnings according to Vanity Fair is $23.5 Million. Her movie ‘The Tourist’ co-starring Johnny Depp earned her $19 million in 2010, for voice work in animated DreamWorks sequel ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’ in 2011 she is paid $1 million, for writing and directing untitled Bosnian-war drama ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’ in 2011 she got $2.5 million.
Also, from June 2008-June 2009 Angelina Jolie earned about $27 million. She received a fat check for ‘Salt’ that earned $300 million from total budget of $110 million on box office and also shared revenue of ‘Wanted’. Angelina Jolie was paid $8 million for film ‘Beowulf’ in 2007, $10 million for ‘A Mighty Heart’ in 2007 and same for ‘The Good Shepherd’ in 2006.
Angelina Jolie’s break through film ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’ in 2001 earned her $7 million and ‘Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life’ in 2003 earned her $12 million. In early 2011 she signed up a deal to be the new face of Louis Vuitton of worth about $10 million. Yet to date Angelina Jolie’s most financially successful film was ‘Cyborg 2’ a sci-fi thriller released in 1993 that earned $632 million worldwide.
Angelina Jolie is also involved in philanthropic activities and is an active humanitarian donating a definite part of hard earned every year and has also co-founded the Jolie-Pitt Foundation with her partner Brad Pitt that makes her highly kind celebrity along being richest celebrity in Hollywood.