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Oprah Tops Forbes' Most Powerful Celebrity List

Forbes ranks the top-10 most influential celebrities



    Oprah Winfrey was listed as Forbes number one most powerful celebrity.

    Oprah Winfrey on Wednesday topped Forbes’ list of most powerful celebrities.

    Winfrey surpassed celebrity women Lady Gaga, Beyonce and Madonna for the title that Jennifer Lopez held last year.

    Though Madonna made the highest income of $125 million among the chosen 10, Winfrey made $77 million between June 2012-'13. The amount of money each celebrity made was calculated by Forbes based on income made during tours, books, films as well as endorsements.

    Other celebrities on the Top 10 list this year included Steven Spielberg, Jon Bon Jovi, Roger Federer, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Ellen DeGeneres.