The finance magazine reports that Jolie earned an estimated $33 million between June 2012 and June 2013, despite having not starred in a live-action film since the 2010 flop The Tourist.
Hunger Games starlet Jennifer Lawrence came in second on the list, earning around $24 million.
Kristen Stewart, who topped the list last year thanks to her Twilight and Snow White and the Huntsman roles, slipped to number three.
Jennifer Aniston and The Amazing Spider-Man actress Emma Stone round out the top five.
Last week, Robert Downey Jr was revealed to be the highest-paid actor in Hollywood, while Lady Gaga was named the top earning celebrity under 30.