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30 Richest Actresses in America

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21. Charlize Theron
Net Worth: $110 Million
Best Known For: Mad Max: Fury Road, Prometheus, Monster, Hancock, Arrested Development
Interesting Personal Facts: Theron was born and raised in South Africa. In a traumatic childhood event, her mother shot and killed her abusive, alcoholic father. The killing was deemed self-defense and no charges were filed against her mother. In addition to her work as an actress, Theron is active in a number of political and social causes, including the campaign to fight AIDS in Africa; women’s rights; and animal rights (she is a member of PETA).