Top actors out earn female actresses 2 to 1

Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty ImagesAlberto E. Rodriguez/Getty ImagesAs much as people may rush to theaters to see the likes of Cameron Diaz, Angelina Jolie, Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston on the big screen, the ladies aren't getting paid like their male counterparts.


Will Smith, Hollywood's top earner last year laughed all the way to the bank counting his cool $80 million. Cameron Diaz can thank Shrek and What Happens in Vegas for making her the highest paid actress in Tinsel Town making $50 million. But the women in media aren't totally losing out-TV personality Oprah Winfrey put everyone to shame with a whopping $275 million earned. She could build a house out of wads of cash!

The top 10 earning actors and actresses are as follows:

1. Will Smith - $80 million
2. Johnny Depp - $72 million
3. Eddie Murphy - $55 million
4. Mike Myers - $55 million
5. Leonardo DiCaprio - $45 million

1. Cameron Diaz - $50 million
2. Keira Knightley - $32 million
3. Jennifer Aniston - $27 million
4. Reese Witherspoon - $25 million
5. Gwyneth Paltrow - $25 million

Why do you think men in Hollywood make so much more than women and what do you think these ladies can do about it? [People]