Oprah Tops Forbes Power List, Beyonce and Jay Z Climb Into Top 10

According to Forbes Business Magazine, Oprah Winfrey is still the world’s most powerful celebrity for the fifth time overall. Winfrey, who topped last years list was selected based upon earnings, internet presence and press, television and radio coverage. According to Forbes the talk show, producer and media queen’s earnings are reported to be near $275 million within the last twelve months. Elsewhere on the list, superstar golfer Tiger Woods came in at a close second followed by actress Angelina Jolie. Power couple Beyonce and Jay Z also earned their place in the top 10, with Beyonce topping Jay by landing at no.4, Jay Z followed at no.7 just behind David Beckham. Previous power players Madonna, The Rolling Stones and Elton John have all fallen out of the top 10, as has actor Tom Cruise.


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