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Forbes: The 10 Most Powerful Female Celebrities of 2012

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4. Jennifer Lopez

The Latina performer may be the most powerful entertainer on the planet. She raked in an estimated $52 million last year with projects in almost every corner of the industry. She has successful fragrance and clothing lines, several lucrative endorsements and a revived film and television career. Through her company Nuyorican Productions she produced and starred in Latin singing competition show "Q'Viva" for Fox and is developing an hour-long drama for ABC Family. In 2012 she launched her first international music tour--making stops in the U.S., South America, Europe and the Middle East--but decided not to return to reality competition series "American Idol," where she was a judge for two years. "I'm a little bit tired now, I'm not going to lie," Lopez told Forbes in May. She still makes time to give back. Her philanthropic arm, the Lopez Family Foundation, which she founded with her sister to improve the health and well-being of women and children around the world, is developing telemedicine programs in Puerto Rico, Panama and Los Angeles. Lopez is also the first female spokesperson for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America in its 152-year history.
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