Oprah Tops Forbes Power List
Oprah Winfrey has reclaimed the #1 spot on Forbes magazine’s annual 100 Most Powerful Celebrities list, taking the title away from last year’s winner, Angelina Jolie. Winfrey reportedly earned $315 million last year and it is her fourth time at the top of the list. She recently announced that the upcoming season of her talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, would be her last. She is currently producing her own television network, OWN, The Oprah Winfrey Network.
Other stars at the top of the list include singers Beyonce and Lady Gaga, ranked at numbers 2 and 4 respectively; the two collaborated in two hit singles this past year. Director James Cameron comes in at third with the earning of $210 million thanks to the major blockbuster Avatar. Rounding out the top five is pro-golfer Tiger Woods despite the infidelity scandals and loss of sponsorships. – Natthakan Garunrangseewong