Oprah Winfrey Is The Highest Paid Celebrity
American producer Oprah Winfrey is the highest paid celebrity in the world, surpassing the Steven Spielberg and Michael Bay among revenue, despite the financial problems they have with their own television network, according to Forbes.The first place in the ranking made by “Forbes” is producer and presenter of television, Oprah Winfrey. She won in May 2011 – May 2012 about 165 million dollars.
Director Michael Bay was ranked second with earnings of $ 160 million in the same period of time, mainly because of the movie ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’, which grossed more than $ 1.1 billion.Steven Spielberg ranked third with earnings of $ 130 million, followed by producer Jerry Bruckheimer with 115 million dollars and rapper Dr. Dre with $ 110 million.
Top 10 best-paid celebrities in the entertainment industry is maintained by: producer Jerry Bruckheimer (115 million dollars), rapper and music producer Dr. Dre ($ 110 million), actor and producer Tyler Perry ($ 105 million ), Howard Stern, a celebrity radio and television industry in the U.S. (95 million), the author James Patterson (94 million), filmmaker George Lucas (90 million) and music producer and TV star Simon Cowell ($ 90 million).