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Top 20 earning celebs

(L-R) Actress Karen Allen, director Steven Spielberg, and Kate Capeshaw attend the "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" Premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 61st Cannes International Film Festival on May 18, 2008 in Cannes, France. 

Topping the list is Oprah Winfrey. At age 54, she earned $275 million last year. In addition to her own daytime chat show, Oprah has ownership stakes in a magazine, a station on XM Satellite Radio and a cable channel called OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network scheduled to debut next year. She also gets a share of the profits from her successful protégées, Dr. Phil McGraw and chef Rachael Ray.

Bruce Willis is the only actor to make the list with $41 million last year, mostly from his fourth turn as blue-collar cop John McClane in Live Free or Die Hard. Most of the in-front-of-the-camera celebrities are talk show hosts like Howard Stern and David Letterman. At 77, Regis Philbin is the oldest person on the list with $21 million.

In general, men fare better than women when it comes to being famous and over 50. Of the three on our list, Oprah and Madonna are the only famous faces. No female actresses make the cut. Author Danielle Steel is the other lady to land on our list. She earned $30 million with her 71st romance novel, released last year.

Producers do well, scoring three of the top five spots. In second place is Jerry Bruckheimer. His latest film, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, was the top-grossing movie of 2007 with $961 million in worldwide box office sales. He is reportedly working on a fourth installment for Disney. Bruckheimer’s TV shows, (CSI, Cold Case and Without a Trace) continue to attract millions of viewers every week. Last year, he earned $145 million at age 63.

Steven Spielberg ranks third on our list with $130 million. At 61, Spielberg is still at the top of his game, overseeing hits like Transformers and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. This year, Spielberg’s production company DreamWorks broke free of Viacom’s Paramount thanks to a $500 million investment from India’s Reliance bank. Under the company’s new structure Spielberg could get an even bigger chunk of upcoming DreamWorks films like the Transformers’ sequel.Television producer Dick Wolf comes in behind Spielberg at fourth place. Last year he earned $75 million off the Law & Order franchise. Between new and syndicated shows some version of Law & Order is on almost every night, and all of them pay him money.

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November 16, 2008 Posted by | cinema | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Celeb moms in the world

Hey check out the celeb moms in the world who look really sexy…hey Indian moms are on the list tooo…..guess??

Madhuri dixit ,Juhi Chawla,Gauri Khan…..

from holly wood …..Jolie,Katie holmes,Victoria Beckham,Madonna,Gwyneth

October 14, 2008 Posted by | photos | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment