Scarlett Johansson highest grossing star of 2016

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson was officially the highest grossing actress of 2016.

According to a report by business magazine Forbes, the actress brought in a total of $1.2 billion in ticket sales in 2016, largely due to her reprisal of Black Widow in Marvel's Captain America: Civil War. That movie alone grossed more than $1.15billion worldwide while her other movie last year, the Coen Brothers' Hail, Ceasar, earned $63m worldwide.

Forbes' list of top 10 highest grossing actors were:

1. Scarlet Johansson - $1.2billion
2. Chris Evans - $1.15billion
3. Robert Downey Jr. - $1.15billion
4. Margot Robbie - $1.1billion
5. Amy Adams - $1.04billion
6. Ben Affleck - $1.02billion
7. Will Smith - $875m
8. Henry Cavill - $870m
9. Ryan Reynolds - $820m
10. Felicity Jones - $805m