Angelina Jolie - $30 million
Topping the list is Jolie, with two of her films in 2010 - Salt and The Tourist - doing well at the box-office and helping the actress rake in $30 million.
Her role in The Tourist also earned her a Golden Globe nomination.
Often considered the sexiest woman in the world, this Academy Award winning actress also did a voice over as the Tigress in Kung Fu Panda 2, which was a blockbuster much like its 2008 prequel.
Text: Jyotsna Jothi; Images: AP/AFP