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Reese Witherspoon Tops Rich List

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Nov 30, 2007 | 10:14am EST

Walk the Line star Reese Witherspoon is officially the highest-paid actress in the business.

The 31-year-old Oscar winner has beaten the likes of Angelina JolieCameron Diaz and Nicole Kidman to claim the No. 1 spot on The Hollywood Reporter's annual female rich list--receiving a staggering $15-$20 million paycheck per picture. 

A Mighty Heart star Jolie, 32, comes in second, though her salary for new movie Beowulf was said to be a "mere" $8 million.

Diaz, 35, is placed third, with a $15 million-per-movie salary demand, though her take-home earnings from the most recent Shrek installment are pegged at a very healthy $30 million.

Last year's No. 2, Kidman, 40, fell to fourth place, with an asking price of $10-$15 million a film.

Also in the $10-$15 million club are Renee ZellwegerSandra Bullock and Julia Roberts, despite an absence from the screen since 2004.

The full list is:

1. Reese Witherspoon - $15 million-$20 million

2. Angelina Jolie - $15 million-$20 million

3. Cameron Diaz - $15+ million

4. Nicole Kidman - $10 million-$15 million

5. Renee Zellweger - $10 million-$15 million

6. Sandra Bullock - $10 million-$15 million

7. Julia Roberts - $10 million-$15 million

8. Drew Barrymore - $10 million-$12 million

9. Jodie Foster - $10 million-$12 million

10. Halle Berry - $10 million

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