Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt named top-grossing actors of 2014

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Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence has been named the top-grossing actor of 2014 by Forbes, beating Chris Pratt who trails behind her on second place.

 

Forbes released their annual list of the top-grossing actors last evening which was compiled with data from Box Office Mojo.

 

Lawrence, 24, is on the first spot after she appeared as Mystique in “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and played Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1” which grossed an estimated $1.4 billion worldwide.

 

Pratt, 35, is not far behind with his powerful performances in “The Lego Movie” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” as Peter Quill. They garnered an estimated $1.2 billion worldwide in total.

 

Next on the list is Scarlett Johansson whose projects “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, Luc Besson-directed “Lucy” and “Under the Skin”scored an estimated $1.18 billion.

 

The fourth and fifth place on the list have been taken by Mark Wahlberg and Chris Evans respectively. Wahlberg earns the position following his performance in “Transformers: Age of Extinction” which grossed USD 1 billion globally.

 

Evans starred in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and “Snowpiercer” which grossed $801 million.

 

Other names in the list included Emma Stone, Angelina Jolie and “X-Men: Days of Future Past” stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Hugh Jackman.