London: Hollywood star Naomi Watts has cemented her place on Australia's rich list after she was named the country's highest earning actress, ahead of her childhood friend Nicole Kidman.
     
The 43-year-old star, who was born in England before moving Down Under as a child, came in at number three on BRW magazine's list of Australia's wealthiest entertainers with earnings of USD 12 million, reported a daily.
     
The placing, behind Global Creatures - the group responsible for walking with Dinosaurs, the Arena Spectacular and children's entertainers The Wiggles, makes Watts Australia's highest earning actor ahead of her school friend Kidman, who is in fifth place with USD 11.8 million.

(Agencies)