Oprah Winfrey tops list of Hollywood power women

December 6th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS  

Angelina Jolie Los Angeles, Dec 6 (DPA) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has been named the most powerful woman in Hollywood in the Hollywood Reporter’s annual list of the most powerful females in the US movie capital.Winfrey was chosen “based on her dizzying array of Oprah-branded media and her immense cultural influence”, the trade publication’s editor-in-chief Elizabeth Guider said in a statement Friday.

All the other women in the power top 10 were studio executives.

Actress Angelina Jolie was named the highest earner as her 2008 movies grossed more than $1 billion and allowed her to command more than $15 million per movie. Julia Roberts, also at $15 million per film, came in second. She was followed by last year’s top earner, Reese Witherspoon.

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