August 23, 2016 Jennifer Lawrence Tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid Actresses List for 2016 "Hunger Games" star Jennifer Lawrence can hire even more hot bodyguards now… since she is the highest-paid actress in the world for the second year in a row with $46 million! Jennifer topped Forbes' list thanks to her earnings from the final “Hunger Games” installment and a large upfront payment for her upcoming film “Passengers.” Melissa McCarthy takes second place after earning $33 million thanks to “Ghostbusters,” “Mike and Molly” and other lucrative projects. Scarlett Johansson landed in third with $25 million. Meanwhile, Jennifer Aniston came in fourth with $21 million. Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing rounded out the top 5 with $17 million. Visit Forbes.com for the full list!