New mother Julia Roberts has been given an extra reason to celebrate - she's topped THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER's annual list of highest-paid actresses yet again.

The OSCAR-winning star, who gave birth to twins HAZEL PATRICIA and PHINNAEUS WALTER late last month (NOV04), pulls in a salary of $20 million (GBP10.5 million) per picture.

Others named in the Women In Entertainment issue are Cameron Diaz, who also takes in $20 million (GBP10.5 million), and Nicole Kidman, REESE WITHERSPOON and Drew Barrymore, who each earn $15 million (GBP7.8 million).

The publication also looks at the salaries of "next generation" actresses, with Kirsten Dunst earning $8 million (GBP4.2 million), Lindsay Lohan pulling in $7.5 million (GBP3.9 million) and $3 million (GBP1.5 million) being paid to Jessica Alba and Mandy Moore.

Sarah Michelle Gellar trails the roster with a salary of $2 million (GBP1 million).

The top 10 is as follows:

1. JULIA ROBERTS - $20 MILLION

2. CAMERON DIAZ - $20 MILLION

3. NICOLE KIDMAN - $15 MILLION

4. REESE WITHERSPOON - $15 MILLION

5. DREW BARRYMORE - $15 MILLION

6. HALLE BERRY - $14 MILLION

7. SANDRA BULLOCK - $12-15 MILLION

8. ANGELINA JOLIE - $12-15 MILLION

9. RENEE ZELLWEGER - $12 MILLION

10. JENNIFER LOPEZ - $12 MILLION

07/12/2004 21:12