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Wednesday
Oct052011

Oprah Tops 'Forbes' List of Entertainment’s Highest-Paid Women

ABC, Inc.(NEW YORK) -- It's safe to say that Oprah Winfrey has plenty of money to live off of in semi-retirement.

Winfrey, who ended her talk show in May, tops Forbes' list of entertainment’s highest-paid women.  She earned $290 million between May of 2010 and May of this year.  Winfrey keeps busy these days by running her cable network OWN.

Lady Gaga is second on the list, with $90 million.  She released her chart-topping album Born This Way in May.

Here are the top 10 highest-paid women in entertainment, according to Forbes:

1. Oprah Winfrey, $290 million.
2. Lady Gaga, $90 million.
3. Bethenny Frankel, $55 million.
4T. Gisele Bundchen, $45 million.
4T. Ellen DeGeneres, $45 million.
4T. Judge Judy Sheindlin, $45 million.
4T. Taylor Swift, $45 million.
8. Katy Perry, $44 million.
9T. Beyonce, $35 million.
9T. Danielle Steel, $35 million.

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