Media mogul and TV talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has topped the new 2005 FORBES magazine Celebrity 100 list.
The annual Forbes list ranks celebrities according to their power, salaries and media presence.
Winfrey was a clear choice to top the list after earning a staggering $225 million (GBP118.4 million) in the last 12 months, and her show is one of the world's top-rated.
The ladies of Desperate Housewives have replaced the girls of FRIENDS - the cast of the hit new show debut on the new list at number 25, while COURTNEY COX and Lisa Kudrow join the likes of Tom Hanks, Jim Carrey and THE ROLLING STONES, who fall off this year's list.
Friends co-star Jennifer Aniston, who topped the list in 2003, falls to number 37.
The top 10 is:
1. OPRAH WINFREY
2. TIGER WOODS
3. MEL GIBSON
4. GEORGE LUCAS
7. Johnny Depp
9. SIR Elton John
10. Tom Cruise.17/06/2005 02:47