Wright also appeared in Avengers: Infinity War Ready Player One, The Commuter in 2018. According to Fandango, her films grossed about $1.55 billion.
— Fandango (@Fandango) December 26, 2018
The 25-year-old responded to the news tweeting, “dope dope. just deposit that amount into my bank account.”
Wright’s fellow Wakandans: Chadwick Boseman, Winston Duke, Danai Gurira, Florence Kasumba and Sebastian Stan— who all appeared in both Black Panther and Avengers—tied for second place with $1.38 billion earned.
Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Pratt, and Josh Brolin rounded out the list. Marvel’s Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War were the highest-grossing movies of the year earning $700 million and $678.8 million, respectively.
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