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Top-earning celebrities

<p>1: Madonna is the world's  top-earning celebrity, according to the latest ranking from Forbes. The pop star earned an estimated $125 million over the past year. 


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1: Madonna is the world's top-earning celebrity, according to the latest ranking from Forbes. The pop star earned an estimated $125 million over the past year. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

1: Madonna is the world's top-earning celebrity, according to the latest ranking from Forbes. The pop star earned an estimated $125 million over the past year. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>2: Steven Spielberg earned $100 million. 

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2: Steven Spielberg earned $100 million. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

2: Steven Spielberg earned $100 million. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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<p>3: Simon Cowell earned $95 million.

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3: Simon Cowell earned $95 million. REUTERS/Phil McCarten

3: Simon Cowell earned $95 million. REUTERS/Phil McCarten

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<p>4: E L James, author of Fifty Shades of Grey, earned $95 million.

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4: E L James, author of Fifty Shades of Grey, earned $95 million. REUTERS/Neil Hall

4: E L James, author of Fifty Shades of Grey, earned $95 million. REUTERS/Neil Hall

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<p>5: Howard Stern earned $95 million. 

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5: Howard Stern earned $95 million. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

5: Howard Stern earned $95 million. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>6: Author James Patterson earned $91 million.

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6: Author James Patterson earned $91 million. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

6: Author James Patterson earned $91 million. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

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<p>7: Glenn Beck earned $90 million.


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7: Glenn Beck earned $90 million. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

7: Glenn Beck earned $90 million. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>8: Michael Bay earned $82 million.

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8: Michael Bay earned $82 million. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

8: Michael Bay earned $82 million. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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<p>9: Jerry Bruckheimer earned $80 million.

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9: Jerry Bruckheimer earned $80 million. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

9: Jerry Bruckheimer earned $80 million. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>10: Lady Gaga earned $80 million. 
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10: Lady Gaga earned $80 million. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

10: Lady Gaga earned $80 million. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>11: Tyler Perry earned $78 million. 


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11: Tyler Perry earned $78 million. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

11: Tyler Perry earned $78 million. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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<p>12: Tiger Woods earned $78 million.  

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12: Tiger Woods earned $78 million. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

12: Tiger Woods earned $78 million. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

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<p>13: Oprah Winfrey earned $77 million.


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13: Oprah Winfrey earned $77 million. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

13: Oprah Winfrey earned $77 million. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

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<p>14: Robert Downey Jr. earned $75 million. 

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14: Robert Downey Jr. earned $75 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

14: Robert Downey Jr. earned $75 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>15: Dr. Phil McGraw earned $72 million. 


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15: Dr. Phil McGraw earned $72 million. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

15: Dr. Phil McGraw earned $72 million. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>16: Roger Federer earned $71 million.

 REUTERS/John Sommers II</p>

16: Roger Federer earned $71 million. REUTERS/John Sommers II

16: Roger Federer earned $71 million. REUTERS/John Sommers II

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<p>17: Dick Wolf  earned $70 million. 

 REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

17: Dick Wolf earned $70 million. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

17: Dick Wolf earned $70 million. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>18: Rush Limbaugh earned $66 million.
 

REUTERS/Micah Walter</p>

18: Rush Limbaugh earned $66 million. REUTERS/Micah Walter

18: Rush Limbaugh earned $66 million. REUTERS/Micah Walter

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<p>19: Toby Keith earned $65 million. 

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19: Toby Keith earned $65 million. REUTERS/Harrison McClary

19: Toby Keith earned $65 million. REUTERS/Harrison McClary

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<p>20: Mark Burnett earned $63 million. 


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20: Mark Burnett earned $63 million. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

20: Mark Burnett earned $63 million. REUTERS/Bret Hartman

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