Oprah Tops Forbes’ 2010 List Of Top 10 Highest-Earning Women In Hollywood
Oprah Winfrey is the highest earning female in Hollywood, according to a new ranking from Forbes Magazine.
The Queen of Talk, who is set to say goodbye to TV’s The Oprah Winfrey Show in September after 25 years, earned $324 million from her Harpo media empire between Oct. 2009 and Oct. 2010. The television mogul earned more than late-night hosts David Letterman, Jay Leno, and Conan O’Brien combined.
Beyonce came in second place on the list, who earned $89 million from both touring and commercial deals. The “Single Ladies” star was followed by Britney Spears, who earned $65 million. Lady Gaga came in at No. 4 with $64 million. Rounding out the top five was Madonna, who made $59.9 million from her Sticky & Sweet world tour.
Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Sandra Bullock, Ellen DeGeneres, and Judge Judy, also landed honorable mentions in the Top 10.
Forbes Top 10 Highest-Earning Hollywood Women 2010:
1. Oprah Winfrey: $324 million
2. Beyonce Knowles: $89 million
3. Britney Spears: $65 million
4. Lady Gaga: $64 million
5. Madonna: $59.9 million
6. Sandra Bullock: $59.2 million
7. Ellen DeGeneres: $56 million
8. Miley Cyrus: $48 million
9. Taylor Swift: $46 million
10. Judge Judy: $46 million