Oprah Winfrey was crowned America’s most influential celebrity for a second straight year on Friday, despite having dropped off daily television in 2011.
Forbes has released its annual “World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” list. Determined by what the magazine describes as “three metrics: dollars, a traditional and social media component and power base points,” six of this year’s slots are filled by female television personalities. Last year, double that amount ranked. Some of the more notable year-over-year absences […]
Hollywood’s top television stars are pulling in big bucks, but a quick look at the list of the past year’s successes proves show business still has a glass ceiling. Men rank number one, and not just from their leading small-screen roles, but from lucrative side projects too. Simon Cowell is no longer the top judge […]
Talk ain’t cheap! In fact, it’s pretty darned lucrative. Forbes magazine has compiled a list of the highest-earning talking heads on TV and radio – just 13 personalities whose annual earnings add up to just under $1 billion. Who’s on top? Oprah Winfrey at $315 million. It’s a fascinating list that takes into account what […]
WASHINGTON – Superstar US talk-show host Oprah Winfrey regained the title of the world’s most powerful celebrity in her fourth appearance in the top spot, said a survey published by Forbes magazine Monday. With 315 million dollars in earnings, Winfrey, 56, who next year is set to launch her own television channel, ousted Angelina Jolie […]
Glenn Beck might be the butt of many jokes floating around the media, but the Fox News host is probably laughing, or mockingly crying, all the way to the bank with his reported $32 million earnings from 2009. Fitting, as Beck admitted to Forbes that he considers himself a part of show business, rather than […]