Date: 30th November 2006

Kidman at Top of Hollywoods Earners List

Nicole Kidman is Hollywood's leading lady when it comes to her salary, according to trade magazine The Hollywood Reporter's annual Star Salary Top 10. The Cold Mountain actress has claimed the top spot on the new list thanks mainly to the paycheck she'll receive for next year's sci-fi blockbuster The Invasion.

Six of the top 10 women on the list are Oscar winners, with only Charlie's Angels stars Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz, Kirsten Dunst and Jennifer Aniston yet to pick up an Academy Award.

The new top 10 list is:

1. Nicole Kidman ($16 to $17 million per film)
2. Reese Witherspoon ($15 million)
3. Renée Zellweger ($15 million)
4. Drew Barrymore ($15 million)
5. Cameron Diaz ($15 million)
6. Halle Berry ($14 million)
7. Charlize Theron ($10 million)
8. Angelina Jolie ($10 million)
9. Kirsten Dunst ($8 to $10 million)
10. Jennifer Aniston ($8 million)

Source: Press Release