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Celebrity Salaries 2008-04-11 14:25:12

Deep Pockets: Celebs Earning 100 Times More Than You

We've all just spent too much time staring at our W-2s while filing our tax returns, and are all too familiar with how much we earned last year. Whatever the number, be proud of yourself for earning a living. That being said — wouldn't it be nice to have a salary with some extra zeros? Parade's 25th Annual "What People Earn" Salary Survey featured celebs from various parts of the entertainment and sports industries along with their star salaries.

  • Oprah Winfrey, 54, TV personality, $260 million
  • Tiger Woods, 32, golfer, Orlando, $115 million
  • Steven Spielberg, 61, movie director, $110 million
  • Dr. Phil McGraw, 57, TV host, $90 million
  • Gisele Bundchen, 27, model, $33 million
  • 50 Cent, 32, rapper, $33 million
  • Miley Cyrus, 15, singer/actress, $18.2 million
  • Mary-Kate Olsen, 21, actress/entrepreneur, $17 million
  • Ryan Seacrest, 33, TV/radio host, $12 million

There are eight more on the list so just


  • Trouble, 8, Leona Helmsley’s dog, $12 million
  • Eli Manning, 27, NY Giants quarterback, $11.5 million
  • Katherine Heigl, actress, Los Angeles, $11 million
  • Jeff Foxworthy, 49, comedian, Atlanta, $10 million
  • Jessica Alba, actress, $9 million
  • Carrie Underwood, 25, singer, $7 million
  • Mariska Hargitay, 44, actress, $7 million
  • Scarlett Johansson, 23, actress, $5 million


Join The Conversation
j2e1n9 j2e1n9 9 years
Hey, rub it in why dontcha! :JUMPIN:
sweetpeabrina sweetpeabrina 9 years
Hm. I wonder what it would be like to be able to spend $$ when I wanted to.
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
I wouldn't know what to do with 18 million at 15 years old. Wow! It's crazy that Oprah makes so much for being a judgmental bitch who won't let anyone talk on her show and edits stuff out if she doesn't like what they say.
tiffanyfuchsia tiffanyfuchsia 9 years
I can't decide which is worse... Miley Cyrus or Leona Helmsley's dog being on this list.
raieven raieven 9 years
That is insane about Miley Cyrus. She's only 15.
missmarina20 missmarina20 9 years
damn dr.phil made 90 mill? I wish oprah would be my sugar mama.
hotstuff hotstuff 9 years
DAMN! Can I have some Oprah money?!
duck-duck-goose duck-duck-goose 9 years
Well, MK did score that role on Weeds as the weed-lovin' free-spirited Jesus freak (and I mean that as a term of endearment). Although I cannot imagine that her paycheck could've been all that impressive for her work there. Would that paycheck have been factored into her salary from last year? (I dunno. I'm sure the twins invest differently and they've certainly been public about their professional independence from each other in recent years.)
bellaressa bellaressa 9 years
The Olsens are split - how sad. I am astonish how much the make, then again they do pay their own prices. I just need about a 1/3 of what they make. Heck, I'll take half - if I am dreaming I should at least be a little greedy.
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