Madonna tops Forbes' list of high-earning celebrities

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Madonna is No. 1 on Forbes' list of top-earning celebrities, having raked in $125 million between June 2012 and June 2013.

Coming in at No. 2 is filmmaker Steven Spielberg with $100 million, followed by author E.L. James, radio shock jock Howard Stern and TV personality Simon Cowell tying for third place with $95 million apiece.


Rounding out the top tier are author James Patterson at No. 6 with $91 million, conservative commentator Glenn Beck at No. 7 with $90 million, movie and TV producer Michael Bay at No. 8 with $82 million, filmmaker Jerry Bruckheimer at No. 9 with $80 million and Lady Gaga at No. 10 with $80 million.

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