Oprah Winfrey regains post as Hollywood's highest-earning star

Posted Dec 29, 2010 by Leo Reyes
Oprah Winfrey has regained her top post as Hollywood's highest-earning celebrity with more than $300 million in income for 2010.
Oprah Winfrey.
Oprah Winfrey.
Winfrey has donated more than $40 million to charity last year through her Oprah Winfrey Foundation for various projects involving education and women and children welfare.
The popular talk show host has reportedly been offered an ambassadorial post in the Bush administration by State secretary Colin Powell but for an unknown reason it did not push through, she recently revealed.
director James Cameron was the year's second highest-paid celebrity with an estimated earnings of $210 million followed by Tyler Perry with $125 million. and director Michael Bay with $120 million.
Popular golfer Tiger Woods ranked fifth with an estimated income of $105 million despite the recent controversy surrounding his extra-marital affairs. Hollywood producer/director Jerry Bruckheimer ranked sixth with $100 million.
Directors Steven Spielberg and George Lucas took the seventh and eighth place with $100 and $95 million respectively.
Beyonce and Dr. Phil took the ninth and tenth spot with $87 million and $80 million respectively.