Oprah Winfrey named ‘World’s Most Powerful Celebrity’

June 29th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI  

Oprah Winfrey London, June 29 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey has topped Forbes magazine’s list of the ‘World’s Most Powerful Celebrities’ this year.

The list, which is based on earnings and media exposure, saw Winfrey knocking Angelina Jolie off the top spot of Forbes’s annual Celebrity 100 list and down right till spot number 18.

Beyonce Knowles followed second, while James Cameron was third for his Avatar feat. Lady Gaga was the highest new entry at four - thanks to a global tour and endorsement deals.

Another pop star Britney Spears was at six, followed by U2 in seventh place, making a return to the top 100, reports the BBC.

Meanwhile, the only sports celebrity who made it to top 10 was love rat Tiger Woods at five.

Sandra Bullock made an astounding jump from 92 to eight, while Johnny Depp came ninth.

Madonna, who slipped from three to 10, rounded out the top 10.

The top ten are:

1. Oprah Winfrey

2. Beyonce Knowles

3. James Cameron

4. Lady Gaga

5. Tiger Woods

6. Britney Spears

7. U2

8. Sandra Bullock

9. Johnny Depp

10. Madonna (ANI)

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