Monday, March 28, 2011

Top 10 Most Powerful Celebs

I always want to know the most powerful, or shall we say influential celebrity in the entertainment industry. So, driven by my curiosity, i googled for info and I've managed to find the info I wanted. Let's see what I've found.

Basically, the site(www.forbes.com) lists down 100 celebs but I just want to know the top 10 so here are the Top 10 Most Powerful Celebs in 2010 based on their money($$$) and influence.


1.Oprah Winfrey
Okay, I bet no one in the world doesn't know Oprah. According to the site, Oprah's pay is USD$315 millions. OMG! That is like crazy. She earns a lot through her popular talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show and in TV/Radio, she is ranked the first. Of course, she 'owns' the broadcasting empire. Everybody listen to her, right? After all,Oprah ranked second on 2009.


2.Beyonce Knowles
This booty-licious singer ranked second as the most powerful celebs in 2010. Beyonce earns a total of USD$87 millions in 2010, thanks to her money-licious tours, product endorsements and etc. Beyonce ranked 4th in 2009.


3.James Cameron
Okay, I know many of you don't really know who he is but he is the famous director/producer. James managed to laugh his way to the bank with USD$210 millions. Famous film directed by him is the Avatar which has collected 2.7 billions dollars worldwide.


4.Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga, who wasn't in the list for Most Powerful Celebs in 2009 is now proudly making her way to the fourth place. Gaga's pay in 2010 was USD$61 millions and she is ranked first for social ranking and also web ranking. Thumbs up!


5.Tiger Woods
This popular golfer, despite the scandals issue still maintaining his position in the fifth place quite tightly. With an impressive USD$105 millions, Tiger woods is still the highest-paid athletes in the world.


6.Britney Spears
Pop princess Britney Spears is back, better than ever. Despite the bad entertainment year she had couple years back, Britney is now standing tall. Britney's pay in 2010 was USD$64 millions, thanks to her successful Circus tour and a great fragrance sales. Britney is ranked the third in web rank and ranked second for social ranking, following Lady Gaga closely. Brit ranked 13th in 2009.


7.U2
The world's biggest rock band stay strong in 7th place. U2's pay in 2010 was USD$130 millions, also thanks to succesful tour they had that year.


8.Sandra Bullock
Sandra was ranked 92th in 2009 and in 2010, she is ranked 8th. Wow...Congrats Sandra. That is impressive. This Academy Award winner collected USD$58 millions last year and making her the highest-earning actress.


9.Johnny Depp
This pirate really know how to make money doesn't he? Ranking at 9th place, Johnny Depp make a sum of USD$75 millions for his great work at acting. His film, Alice in The Wonderland has grossed to USD$1 billion making Depp the only actor to head two USD$1 billion films.


10.Madonna
Who said pop is not for oldies? Madonna here proves that even you are in the 50's, you can still rock the pop music industry. Madonna's pay in 2010 is USD$58 millions, which a very concrete proof of the statement. Madonna also ranked 3rd in press rank.

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