Oprah Winfrey Tops Powerful Celebrity list
Television talk show queen Oprah Winfrey was named the most powerful celebrity in the world as Forbes.com released its annual list of the top movers and shakers in the entertainment industry. Winfrey made an estimated $77 million between June 2012 and June 2013, significantly less than other rivals on the list but came out on top after scoring well in areas such as press mentions and social networking power.
In second place was eccentric pop star Lady Gaga, who earned $80 million in the same period, while Hollywood titan Steven Spielberg was third. The legendary director and producer earned a cool $100 million in the past year. The next three spots were occupied by women from the music world, with Beyonce Knowles in fourth ($53 million), Madonna in fifth ($125 million) and Taylor Swift ($55 million).