Forbes Top Earners For 2010

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oprah winfrey Forbes Top Earners For 2010

Forbes Magazine has released it’s annual list of the top 20 earning celebrities of 2010.  The top earner probably won’t surprise you.

#10 – Dr. Phil – he made $80 million this year with his talk show, books and southern sayings.

#9 – Beyonce – $87 million – You might think, wait a minute, she hasn’t been around in 2010.  She really didn’t have a hit in 2010, other than the song “Single Ladies” which was released in 2009.  She’s the only pop star to enter the top 10.

#8 – George Lucas – $95 million

#7 – Steven Spielberg – $100 million

#6 – Jerry Bruckheimer – $100 million

#5 – Tiger Woods – $105 million – even after pulling out of tournaments because of his “mistress events of 2010″ he still managed to make $105 million.

#4 – Michael Bay – $120 million

#3 – Tyler Perry – $125 million – with all of his “Tyler Perry” movies and TV shows, this shouldn’t surprise you.

#2 – James Cameron – $210 million – with the success of Avatar, is this shocking?

#1 – Oprah Winfrey – $315 million – She’s ending her daytime talk show in the spring and the launch of her own newtork “OWN” or “Oprah Winfrey Network” is on the horizon!  (Photo by George Burns/Harpo Productions Inc. via Getty Images)

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