Margot Robbie is being hailed as the new ‘highest-paid actress’ as her whopping salary for the much-hyped comedy has been revealed.
The Australian actress, 32, has raked in $12.5 million for starring in the title role in Oscar-nominated writer-director Greta Gerwig’s film, which is based on the iconic Mattel doll of the same name, Variety reported.
Ryan Gosling, who stars as Ken in the pink flick, also nets $12.5 million.
Other high-earning actors who are still above Robbie’s impressive pay bracket include screen legends like Denzel Washington (“The Equalizer 3”), who rakes in $20 million, or Leonardo DiCaprio (“Killers of the Flower Moon”), who’s hitting $30 million Dollar and Tom Cruise, who is the highest paid actor with $100 million for Top Gun: Maverick.
As for Robbie’s female peers, Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown earned $10 million for new Netflix movie Enola Holmes 2.
Also on the list were Jamie Lee Curtis (“Halloween Ends”), who grossed $3.5 million, and Anya-Taylor Joy (“Furiosa”), who grossed $1.8 million.
Robbie previously grossed $10 million for her 2020 Harley Quinn standalone film, Birds of Prey.
The ‘I, Tonya’ actress stars alongside Gosling, 41, as ‘handsome loser’ Ken, as well as Simu Liu, Will Ferrell, Michael Cera, Issa Rae and Kate McKinnon next year’s ‘Barbie’.
According to Deadline, the plot revolves around “Barbie is kicked out of Barbieland for not being perfect enough” and she “embarks on an adventure” to save Barbieland, only to find “that the key to happiness is believing in yourself.” itself is”.
Robbie even celebrated her 32nd birthday on set earlier this month, receiving a joyful Barbie-themed birthday cake that read ‘Happy Birthday Barbie Margot!’ scrawled with light pink icing.
“Barbie” is scheduled to hit theaters on July 21, 2023 in her pink convertible.
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