Jennifer Lawrence tops Forbes list of World’s Highest-Paid Actresses

For the second year in a row, Jennifer Lawrence is the highest-paid actress in the world. This is Jennifer’s third time on the prestigious Forbes list. For a second consecutive year, Lawrence is the world’s highest-paid woman. The list’s youngest member took a cut of profits from the big box office gross ($653.4 million) of her final The Hunger Games installment and plumped her checkbook with soaring upfront fees. … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence tops Forbes list of World’s Highest-Paid Actresses

Jennifer Lawrence tops Forbes list of Highest Earning Actresses

For a second year in row, Jennifer Lawrence has landed on the Forbes list of Highest Earning Actresses. Taking it up a notch from last year, when she was second in place, Jennifer has topped the financial publication’s list this year with $52 million. Jennifer Lawrence earns more than any other actress thanks to her signature role as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games trilogy. Those films … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence tops Forbes list of Highest Earning Actresses

Happy birthday, Suzanne Collins!

Today, August 10, is the birthday of The Hunger Games trilogy author Suzanne Collins. She turns 53. Suzanne is also known for her MG series, The Underland Chronicles, her autobiographical picture-book for children, Year of the Jungle, and some beloved children’s TV shows like Oswald. She made this year’s Top-Earning Authors of 2015 Forbes list. From all of us at HGN, we’d like to wish Suzanne a very happy birthday! Continue reading Happy birthday, Suzanne Collins!

Suzanne Collins makes World's Top-Earning Authors of 2015 Forbes list

Forbes has released its annual World’s Top-Earning Authors list for 2015. The 16 authors include James Patterson, John Green, Veronica Roth, JK Rowling, George RR Martin and more. The Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins returned on the list at #11 with $13 million. Though the Hunger Games trilogy no longer records the riotous sales it once did — 27.7 million copies in 2012 alone — Collins’ earnings are bolstered by … Continue reading Suzanne Collins makes World's Top-Earning Authors of 2015 Forbes list

Jennifer Lawrence finishes 2014 as the year's highest-grossing actor

Forbes, the entertainment statistician, has released the year-ending list of the highest grossing actors of 2014 and Jennifer Lawrence has topped it with a global box office collection of $1.4 billion. Lawrence starred in two giant blockbuster hits this year: Mockingjay and X-Men: Days Of Future Past. With another Hunger Games movie on tap for 2015 she’ll continue to be big at the box office. Rounding … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence finishes 2014 as the year's highest-grossing actor

Jennifer Lawrence makes Forbes list of Highest Earning Actresses

The financial publication, Forbes, has released its list of the Highest Earning Actresses in Hollywood, which is topped by Gravity star Sandra Bullock. The Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence lands on the second position, with a $34 million earning thanks to the franchise. She’s also ranked 12th on the Celebrity 100 list which measures a mix of earning and fame. Who says women can’t be action heroes? … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence makes Forbes list of Highest Earning Actresses

Forbes declares Jennifer Lawrence the "Most Powerful Actress"

Forbes, the tireless cultural and entertainment statistician of our times, has now declared Jennifer Lawrence the “Most Powerful Actress” in all acting. Combining her box-office earnings, especially The Hunger Games and X-Men franchises, coupled with her three Academy Award nominations – and a win in 2013 for Silver Linings Playbook, Forbes estimates that she earned $34 million between June 2013 and June 2014. Of course, she’s also just 23. Rounding … Continue reading Forbes declares Jennifer Lawrence the "Most Powerful Actress"

Suzanne Collins makes World's Top-Earning Authors of 2013 Forbes list

Forbes yesterday released a list of World’s Top-Earning Authors of 2013. 16 authors have made the list including James Patterson, Nora Roberts, Rick Riordan, J.K. Rowling, George R. R. Martin and more. The Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins landed on #3 spot with a whopping $55 million. Writing thrillers or romances for adults is good; even better is writing fantasy fiction for young adults that spills … Continue reading Suzanne Collins makes World's Top-Earning Authors of 2013 Forbes list

Jennifer Lawrence lands on Forbes' 'Top-Earning Celebrities Under 30' along with Lady Gaga, Adele and more

The Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence landed on #8 on Forbes magazine’s ‘Top-Earning Celebrities Under 30’ list with a fortune of $26 million. Hollywood’s new It girl walked away from 2012 with an Oscar for Best Actress for Silver Linings Playbook and one of the top-grossing movies of the year with The Hunger Games. Lawrence was paid under $1 million for the first Hunger Games movie but Lionsgate was … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence lands on Forbes' 'Top-Earning Celebrities Under 30' along with Lady Gaga, Adele and more