One-woman industry Oprah Winfrey is sitting pretty on yet another top of Forbes‘ famous lists. This time, the financial mag has named Lady O the highest-paid TV celebrity, with earnings of $260 million from June ’06 to June ’07.

This isn’t the first list that the Harpo gal has topped, as she was number one on this summer’s Top 100 Celebrity list and also #21 on the Most Powerful Women in the World list, even beating out Queen Elizabeth II.


As for the rest of the bunch, Jerry Seinfeld came in second earning $60 million and Simon Cowell ranked third. Oprah’s buddy David Letterman made $40 million for the Late Show With David Letterman. Coming in at 20 was Today show host newcomer Meredith Vieira, with $10 million.



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