Saturday 20 December 2014

Forbes Celebrity Power list top 10

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10: Madonna - $58m

The Material Girl is number 10 on the list with earnings of $58m

9: Johnny Depp – $75m

In ninth place, earning $75m, the Pirates of the Caribbean star is the highest ranked male actor.

8: Sandra Bullock – $56m

Fresh from her recent Oscars success Sandra Bullock is in eighth place with earnings of $56m

7: U2 – $130m

U2’s Bono and the lads, who earned a whopping $130m in the last 12 months along with massive media exposure for their latest tour, placed seventh on the list.

6: Britney Spears – $64m

Getting her career back on track helped Britney Spears earn a staggering $64m and reach sixth place on the list

5: Tiger Woods – $105m

Despite turmoil in his personal life and his professional setbacks, Tiger Woods is at number five with $105m accrued during the past year.

4: Lady Gaga – $62m

Lady Gaga is the highest newcomer. The outrageous star has overshot stars like Madonnaand U2 to claim fourth place.

3: James Cameron – $210m

‘Avatar’ director James Cameron returns to the list – this time in third place – for the first time since 1999, earning $210m.

2: Beyonce Knowles - $315m

Hip hop diva Beyonce is the highest ranking musician raking in $315m

1: Oprah Winfrey – $315m

Oprah Winfrey reclaims the top spot as the most powerful celebrity with $315m after last year's number one Angelina Jolie dropped to 18th position.

Forbes' Celebrity Power ranking is a measurement of entertainment-related earnings over the past 12 months as well as visibility in print, TV, radio and online. All photos: Getty Images

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