The 85th Oscar nominations are in! This year’s Academy Award winners will be chosen live, Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. The Academy Awards, also known as The Oscars, are awards given annually for excellence in cinematic achievements. Women have won their share of Academy Awards and paved the way for the actresses of today. In 2010, Katherine Bigelow made history by becoming the first female director to win this category for her drama, The Hurt Locker.
Let’s take a look at some of the richest female actresses who have won Oscars.