Oprah Is Richest Female Entertainer
OPRAH WINFREY has topped the first Forbes magazine Richest Women Entertainers List.
The big business publication estimates the media mogul has made a staggering $1.5 billion in her career as a newscaster, talk show host, publisher and actress.
Winfrey tops HARRY POTTER author JK ROWLING, who comes in second with a $1 billion fortune, while US lifestyle queen MARTHA STEWART rounds out the top three with $638 million (GBP327 million).
MADONNA ranks fourth on the new list, followed by CELINE DION, MARIAH CAREY, JANET JACKSON, JULIA ROBERTS, JENNIFER LOPEZ and JENNIFER ANISTON.