Friday, September 28, 2007

Highest Paid Television Celebrities




Financial magazine Forbes on Thursday published a list of the highest-paid TV celebrities.
The people on the list that really don't do anything the best I can figure are highlighted in boldface.

Hey, getting paid for little or no work is good thing. Feel free to add anyone to the "do nothing" list as you see appropriate.

1. Oprah $260
2. Jerry Seinfeld $60
3. Simon Cowell $45
4. David Letterman $35
5. Donald Trump $32
6. Jay Leno, $32 million
7. Dr. Phil McGraw, $30 million
8. "Judge" Judy Sheindlin, $30 million
9. George Lopez, $26 million
10. Kiefer Sutherland, $22 million
11. Regis Philbin, $21 million
12. Tyra Banks, $18 million

13. Rachael Ray, $16 million
14. Katie Couric, $15 million
15. Ellen DeGeneres, $15 million
16. Ryan Seacrest, $14 million
17. Matt Lauer, $13 million
18, Barbara Walters, $12 million
19. Diane Sawyer, $12 million
20. Meredith Vieira, $10 million

Top Earning Athletes in each sport. Numbers also include endorsements.

Basketball: Shaq O'Neill $35 million
Baseball: Derek Jeter $29 million
Football: Peyton Manning $29 million
Golf: Tiger Woods $111 million
Nascar: Dale Earnhardt, Jr $29 million

1 comment:

Sniderman said...

You're #21, aren't you?