Sandra Bullock tops Forbes pay list

Earned $56 mil between June '09 and June '10

NEW YORK -- Sandra Bullock was Hollywood's best-paid actress over the past year ahead of Reese Witherspoon and Cameron Diaz, according to Forbes.

Bullock earned $56 million between June 2009 and June 2010, driven by income from "The Proposal" and "The Blind Side," it said. "Despite everything that's gone wrong personally for Sandra Bullock, financially she's been on fire," Forbes wrote.

Witherspoon and Diaz each made about $32 million. They are followed by Jennifer Aniston with a $27 million haul, according to Forbes. Sarah Jessica Parker ranks fifth on its list with $25 million.

To figure out actresses' earnings, Forbes talked to agents, managers, producers and lawyers. It also looked at money that stars might have earned from perfume/clothing lines and from ad campaigns.
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