Tyra is Primetime's Top Earning Woman

October 13, 2009 By:
Tyra is Primetime's Top Earning Woman

Move over, Oprah! Tyra Banks is giving the ladies of primetime a run for their money…literally! Tyra has just been named the top earning woman in primetime, earning $30 million in the 12-month period logged. She not only has her talk show and America’s Next Top Model, but also did a cameo on Gossip Girl this season, and produces shows like True Beauty and Stylista, which has since been canceled.

Coming in at 32 is Katherine Heigl, who banked over $18 million over the 12 months from her work on Grey’s, her movies, and her endorsements.

Rounding out the top five are Marg Helgenberger from CSI, who earned $9.5 million, Eva Longoria Parker, who banked $9 million, and Mariska Hargitay, who walked with $8.5 million last year. Click here for more on the Forbesarticle.

The top ten female earners are:

1. Tyra Banks - $30 million

2.Katherine Heigl - $18 million

3. Marg Helgenberger - $9.5 million

4. Eva Longoria Parker - $9 million

5. Mariska Hargitay - $8.5 million

6. Julia Louis-Dreyfus (tie) - $8 million

6. Maura Tierney (tie) - $8 million

8. Tina Fey - $7 million

9. Marcia Cross - $6.2 million

10. Jennifer Love Hewitt - $6 million