2012′s Highest Paid Celebs

12:42 pm in Celebs by Jason Baskey


Forbes has released its yearly list of the 21 Highest Paid Celebrities and it’s mostly the usual suspects. Which makes sense, because wealth usually leads to more wealth. But, there’s definitely a few surprises on the list. Dr. Dre must be making an absolute killing on his Beats headphones, because he made more money than most people in Hollywood last year. It’s probably safe to say he’s not concerned with finally releasing “Detox” anytime this century.

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1. Oprah Winfrey — $160 million
2. Michael Bay — $160 million
3. Steven Spielberg — $130 million
4. Jerry Bruckheimer — $115 million
5. Dr. Dre — $110 million
6. Tyler Perry — $105 million
7. Howard Stern — $95 million
8. James Patterson — $94 million
9. George Lucas — $90 million
10. Simon Cowell — $90 million
11. Glenn Beck — $80 million
12. Elton John — $80 million
13. Tom Cruise — $75 million
14. Dick Wolf — $70 million
15. Rush Limbaugh — $69 million
16. Manny Pacquiao — $67 million
17. Dr. Phil — $64 million
18. Donald Trump — $63 million
19. Ryan Seacret — $59 million
20. Britney Spears — $58 million
21. Tiger Woods — $58 million