Entertainment's ...The ten ladies who top Forbes' list of Entertainment's Highest-Earning Women earned a total $739 million between May 2010 and May 2011. To compile the list of estimates Forbes talked to agents, managers, lawyers and other folks in the know. Earnings reflect income during the time period. Taxes and things like agent and manager fees were not deducted.
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Perry's second studio album, "Teenage Dream," has had four singles hit the Billboard No. 1 spot so far, but Perry isn't just earning from her music. She voiced Smurfette in the recent Smurfs movie and she has a best-selling perfume.
Judge Judy may be more under-the-radar than Oprah Winfrey, but her daytime show used to regularly beat the queen of talk in ratings. With Winfrey gone, look for Sheindlin's to be the syndicated show to beat.
The supermodel went back to work just weeks after giving birth to her first son with husband Tom Brady. In addition to her modeling fees, Bundchen earns big from endorsement deals and Gisele for Ipanema.
Lady Gaga topped our Celebrity 100 this year (which measures money AND fame), but she earned a full $200 million less than our number one celebrity. Gaga will have to stay relevant if she's going to continue to rank at the top of our lists.
Winfrey beats her closest earning competitor on our list by a whopping $200 million. But with her show ending, how long will the queen of talk be able to maintain those kinds of earnings? Her cable network, OWN, has yet to take off.