10. Reese Witherspoon
- Net worth: $150 million
She first made a name for herself as the loveable, albeit originally misguided Elle Woods in Legally Blonde. While her earnings for the hit HBO miniseries Big Little Lies pale in comparison, they did make her the top-paid primetime Emmy nominee in 2017.
She acts as one of BLL‘s executive producers through Hello Sunshine, her media company dedicated to telling stories focused on female narratives. Plus, the revenue from Draper James, her Southern-themed lifestyle brand, can’t hurt.
Next: Her negotiation tactics can only help her salary.