Forbes Names Tyra Top Earning Woman In TV

September 4, 2008 By:
Forbes Names Tyra Top Earning Woman In TV

First names Tyra Banks the hardest working person in showbusiness, and now Forbes has named her the top earning woman in television! What happened to Oprah?

The poll ranked the women based on their earnings, including salary and endorsement deals, between June 2007 and June 2008. And what do ya know, Ty-Ty wins the grand prize with her $23 million she raked in last year. Here's the top ten:

The Top Ten Moneymaking Women In Primetime TV:

1. Tyra Banks ($23 million)
2. Heidi Klum ($14 million)
3. Katherine Heigl ($13 million)
4. Eva Longoria ($9 million)
5. Maura Tierney (ER)
6. Mariska Hargitay (Law & Order)
7. Marg Helgenberger (CSI)
8. Jennifer Love Hewitt (Ghost Whisperer)
9. Paula Abdul (American Idol)
10. Tina Fey (30 Rock)