Forbes magazine named the American Reese Witherspoon, known for the films “Cruel Intentions” and “Legally Blonde”, the richest actress in the world. This publication reported on Monday, August 2.
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According to the magazine, the actress is worth $400 million. Witherspoon previously sold Hello Sunshine for almost $900 million. The deal netted the actress $120 million (after tax). The studio produced the projects Fires Smoldering Everywhere, Big Little Lies, and Gone Girl.
The buyer was a company that former top managers of Disney create with money from one of the world’s largest investment funds Blackstone.
Witherspoon and her partners plan to remain at the head of Hello Sunshine and get shares in the company, the magazine writes.
In addition, the actress remains one of the highest paid stars in the film industry, receiving at least $ 1 million for each episode. She also acts as a producer and receives large fees for shooting commercials for furniture and interior distribution company Crate & Barrel.
On July 29, it was reported that the Russian rapper Morgenstern became the most successful musician in the country according to Forbes magazine. So, according to the publication, for the year the artist earned almost $ 7.5 million. At the same time, the number of mentions of the artist in the media amounted to 47 thousand times.