Hollywood’s Highest Paid Women
Oprah remains on top of the Forbes Magazine rankings…but is there anyone else even close?
Oprah earned an estimated $165 million last year through her OWN cable network, on top of the billions that she already has in the bank. In fact, she is billed as America’s only African-American billionaire.
Here are the ranking of the other top earning women in Hollywood….although none of them could come close to making Oprah’s money in the past year:
#2: Britney Spears — Took in $58 million from endorsements and touring.
#3: Taylor Swift — Took in $57 million with a huge tour that grossed over $1 million per night.
#4: Ellen Degeneres — Took in $53 million as Executive Producer of her daytime talk-show that averages 3 million viewers per episode.
#5: Rihanna — Took in $53 million with a heavy touring schedule that included over 85 shows.
#6: Lady Gaga — Took in $52 million and boasts 26 million Little Monsters on Twitter.
#7: Jennifer Lopez — Took in $52 million from a successful fragrance and clothing line, plus her paycheck from judging on American Idol.
#8: Gisele Bundchen — Took in $45 million as the world’s most powerful supermodel.
#9: Katy Perry — Took in $45 million from five #1 singles off the same album.
#10: Judge Judy — Took in $45 million as the reigning “Queen of Syndicated Shows”.