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Forbes releases their celebrity Top 100

June 16, 2006 at 3:25 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, June 16 (UPI) -- Love him or hate, but Tom Cruise tops this years Forbes Top 100 Celebrities list.

Even though movie attendance dropped 8 percent last year and box office receipts fell 5 percent to $8.9 billion, Cruise still made $67 million, making him Hollywood's "most bankable star," Forbes reported Friday.

The top five on the coveted list fell into place with the Rolling Stones at No. 2, talk show giant Oprah Winfrey at No. 3, U2 at no.4, and for the fifth year in a row being in the top five, Tiger Woods at No.5.

Rounding out the top 10 were: Steven Spielberg at No.6, Howard Stern at No. 7, rapper 50 Cent at No. 8, the entire cast of the "Sopranos" at No. 9 and "The Da Vinci Code" author Dan Brown at No.10.

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