Scarlett Johansson was named the world's third highest paid actress by Forbes in August, with annual earnings of $25 million
Jennifer Lawrence, the star of the Hunger Games franchise, has earned $46 million before taxes over 12 months in part from a big upfront fee for the forthcoming movie Passengers, Forbes said
"It's exciting to be the only woman in this category. It's kind of disappointing actually to be the only woman in this category. That was a little bit of a surprise to me," Scarlet said.
According to box office reporting website Box Office Mojo, Scarlett has already raked in $3.3 billion at the US box office, making her the 10th highest earning actor - male or female - in Hollywood, reported People.com.