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Forbes Unveils List of Primetime TV's 20 Top-Earning Women

September 04, 2008 02:31:18 GMT

The first best on the list is Tyra Banks who earns $23 million from June 1, 2007 to June 1, 2008 for her on-screen and off-screen projects.


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Forbes.com has just unveiled its list of Primetime TV's 20 Top-Earning Women and sitting on the very top of the list is retired model Tyra Banks. Putting her modeling career on hold and in the meantime invading the silver screen with her daytime talk show, "The Tyra Banks Show", and serving as producer and judge on "America's Next Top Model," the beauty banked around $23 million from June 1, 2007 to June 1, 2008.

Fellow catwalk queen Heidi Klum comes 2nd on the list, taking in a reported $14 million earning from her role as host of "Project Runway," her renewed Victoria's Secret contract, designing deals and a number of advertising campaigns. Both supermodels best TV actress Katherine Heigl, best known for her role as Izzie Stevens on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," who earned $13 million over the course of the year.

Below are the 10 Top-Earning Women in Primetime TV according to Forbes.com:

  1. Tyra Banks ($23 million)
  2. Heidi Klum ($14 million)
  3. Katherine Heigl ($13 million)
  4. Eva Longoria ($9 million)
  5. Maura Tierney ($7.5 million)
  6. Mariska Hargitay ($6.5 million)
  7. Marg Helgenberger ($6 million)
  8. Jennifer Love Hewitt ($5 million)
  9. Paula Abdul ($5 million)
  10. Tina Fey ($4.6 million)

© AceShowbiz.com




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posted by lilkunta on Mar 25, 2009
how much does klum get for hosting? how much does heigl earn per ep? hargitay should warn more than tiernay bc SVU is uch better than ER.

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