Margot Robbie is about to earn a hefty wage Barbie.
The Aussie star starred in the film, which is based on the Mattel doll of the same name, while also serving as producer.
According to three sources cited diversityRobbie is expected to earn around $50m (£39.4m) in salary and box office bonuses.
Robbie’s representatives did not immediately respond The IndependentPlease comment.
Robbie produced the film through her production company, LuckyChap Entertainment, which she founded in 2014 with now-husband Tom Ackerley. Her past productions include the 2020 films birds of prey And Promising young woman.
It was reported last week BarbieDirected by Greta Gerwig, the film had grossed more than $1 billion at the global box office – the highest total of any film directed by a woman.
Accordingly diversityDue to the film’s success, Gerwig is also expected to take home bonuses.
Only 53 films have ever grossed more than $1 billion, not including inflation.
Three films that have been co-directed by women still come out on top Barbie, including Frozen ($1.3 billion) and frozen 2 ($1.45 billion), both co-directed by Jennifer Lee and Captain Marvel ($1.1 billion), co-director Anna Boden.
Barbie also surpassed Christopher Nolan’s 2008 superhero film The dark knight to highlight the best first two weeks in cinemas of any Warner Bros. release.
In the press tour ahead BarbiePosting on July 21, Robbie revealed that she had paid off her mother’s mortgage after her breakthrough role in Martin Scorsese’s 2013 crime drama. The Wolf of Wall Street.
“She took money off the home mortgage and lent me money, so I always knew I had to pay it back,” she said Barbie Star said on CBS sunday morning.
“And then one day, when I made enough money, I just paid off the entire mortgage in full. I said, ‘Mom, don’t worry about the mortgage anymore.’ It doesn’t even exist anymore.’
“Everything I owed my mother I wrote down,” Robbie continued, adding that she “kept” that piece of paper. “Honestly, anyone in my position … would do that for their mother,” she said.
Comedian and podcaster Marc Maron recently defended the film against accusing right-wing men Barbie of giving in to “awakened” sensibilities.
The film is now available in cinemas.