Top Earning Celebs Over 50
Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has out-earned other Hollywood big wigs to clinch the top spot in Forbes list of the 'Top Earning Celebrities Over 50'.
The 55-year-old media mogul, who took in a whopping $ 275 million between last June and June 2009, equaled the
combined earnings of George Lucas and Madonna, reported the magazine online.
Image: Oprah Winfrey
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George Lucas, the 65-year-old Hollywood writer-director, has taken the second spot with an income of $ 170 million, largely with earnings from the fourth Indiana Jones installment and Star Wars rights.
Image: George Lucas
Photographs: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters
Lucas' school friend Steven Spielberg bagged the third spot on the list. The filmmaker earned an estimated $ 150 million from his stake in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and continued returns from previous projects.
Image: Steven Spielberg
Photographs: Vincent Kessler/Reuters