Oprah Tops Forbes’ Celebrity 100 Power List

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Forbes has released its annual Celebrity 100, a list that combines pay and media exposure (including social media and the web) to determine the world’s most powerful celebrities. Here are the top 10, with their pay (pre-tax income between June 1, 2009-10):

1 Oprah Winfrey $315 million
2 Beyonce Knowles $87 million
3 James Cameron $210 million
4 Lady Gaga $62 million
5 Tiger Woods $105 million
6 Britney Spears $64 million
7 U2 $130 million
8 Sandra Bullock $56 million
9 Johnny Depp $75 million
10 Madonna $58 million

Looks like all that bad PR hasn’t hurt Tiger Woods much. Here’s Forbes’ full list.

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Written by Drea Knufken

Drea Knufken

Currently, I create and execute content- and PR strategies for clients, including thought leadership and messaging. I also ghostwrite and produce press releases, white papers, case studies and other collateral.