Thursday, June 27, 2013

Oprah Winfrey tops Forbes' list of the world's most powerful celebs

Billionaire US Talk show host Oprah Winfrey is back as the No.1 most powerful celebrity in the world according to a list recently released by Forbes, a position she's held four times before. She was runner up in 2011 and 2012.

Forbes calculates celebrity's earnings on income from tours, books, contracts, endorsements, movies and residuals, plus presence on social media and in the press for their placing.

See full list... (Earnings from May 2012-2013)
1. Oprah Winfrey $77m
2 Lady Gaga $80m
3 Steven Spielberg $100m
4 Beyonce $53m
5 Madonna $125m
6 Taylor Swift $55m
7 Jon Bon Jovi $79m
8 Roger Federer $71m
9 Justin Bieber $58m
10 Ellen DeGeneres $56m
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11 Hugh Jackman $55m
12 Jennifer Lopez $45m
13 Rihanna $43m
14 Coldplay $64m
15 Tiger Woods $78m
16 LeBron James $60m
17 Simon Cowell $95m
18 Katy Perry $39m
19 David Beckham $47m
20 Robert Downey Jnr $75m