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Oprah Winfrey Tops Forbes List of Highest Paid Celebrities for the Fourth Year in a Row

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For the fourth year in a row, Oprah Winfrey tops Forbes list of highest paid celebrity. It is now one year since Oprah Winfrey ended her talk show, the Oprah Winfrey show, however, this has not affected the media moguls earnings as she has a production company, Harpo stakes in shows such as Dr Phil, Rachael Ray and The Dr Oz Show. She also owns the O magazine, a satellite Radion and her new TV Channel OWN.

According to Forbes magazine estimation, Oprah Winfrey earned $165 million between May 2011 and May 2012 which puts her at the top of the Highest-Paid Celebrities list for the fourth consecutive year.

Below is a list of other celebrities who made the top five

  1. Michael Bay, director of the Transformer – $160 million
  2. Steven Spielberg – $130 million

  3. Jerry Bruckheimer, director of the pirates of the Carribean – $115 million

  4. Dr Dre, ex-rapper and producer of Dr Dre Beats headphone – $110 million

ALSO SEE: Dr Dre Tops Forbes List Of World’s Highest-Paid Musicians Of 2014.

4 comments

  1. Oprah is a legend and she will always earn high even if she stop working. She has worked very hard and built and an empire of riches for herself over the years.

  2. Oprah, Oprah, making African women proud. It is not an easy thing to achieve such a great feat. 4th consecutive time. Well done Ma’am we are proud of you.

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