Scarlett Johansson, Gal Gadot and Mila Kunis land on Forbes’ highest-paid actresses list

Josefin Dolsten

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson at the premiere of “Avengers: Infinity War” in Hollywood, Calif., April 23, 2018. (Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

(JTA) — Scarlett Johansson had a great year, and the numbers prove it. The Jewish star is the highest-paid actress of 2018, according to Forbes.

She earned a pretax amount of $40.5 million between June 2017 and June 2018, according to the report released on Thursday. Johansson, who has a Jewish mother, did not make the Forbes list last year, but she ranked third in 2016. This past year she starred in films such as “Avengers: Infinity War” and the indie flick “Isle of Dogs.”

The Forbes list includes off-screen earnings, such as money earned through advertising campaigns, in its numbers.

Mila Kunis, also Jewish, placed sixth on the list with earnings of $16 million. Last year, Kunis placed at number five in the Forbes ranking.

Israeli star Gal Gadot was the first newcomer on the list, named the 10th-highest-paid with $10 million in earnings. Gadot’s role as Wonder Woman has rocketed her to fame and acclaim around the world.

Other (non-Jewish) actresses on the list include Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lawrence and Reese Witherspoon.