Oprah Tops The Forbes’ List Of Most Powerful Celeb

June 29th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work  

oprahwinfrey June 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Forbes magazine has published the list of the most powerful celebrities in the world and the US talk show host Oprah Winfrey has again topped it for the fourth time.

The 56 year old Oprah owns 315 million dollars in earnings. Angelina Jolie has been ousted from her last year’s top position to the 18th position this year. Winfrey is gearing to launch her television channel very soon.

Singing diva Beyonce Knowles has taken the second position with her earnings reaching 87 million dollars after having a highly profitable year. She has jumped two positions from her place last year.

With earnings of 210 million dollars and success of the record breaking movie Avatar, director James Cameron has taken the third position in the list.

Forbes informed about the base of these rankings. The points considered included income over the past 12 months, web references, broadcast mentions, press clippings and major magazine covering to the celebrity.

Singing sensation Lady Gaga has ranked fourth, who is a newcomer to this list. The New York-born entertainer has earned 62 million dollars in last one year following many successful music ventures and huge numbers of tours.

The no 1 golfer Tiger Woods has maintained the fifth position with the earnings of 105 million dollars even after talking a six-month break from the game.

The other top 10 names include Britney Spears at the sixth position and Irish rockers U2 at the seventh position.

The Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Sandra Bullock has jumped to the eighth position from last year’s 92nd ranking. She has been in the limelight for her cheating husband. Her earnings were estimated to be of 56 million dollars.

The ninth position was taken by actor Johnny Depp and singer Madonna ranked 10th with 58 million dollars of earnings. She slipped down seven positions from her 2009 ranking.

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