There’s a new celebrity sheriff in town and it’s no longer Oprah. Angelina Jolie is now the “World’s Most Powerful Celebrity” according to Forbes’ annual ranking of the world’s ultra famous – the “Celebrity 100 List”.
Angelina Jolie has been a roll with non-stop media attention and a string of several blockbuster movies.
Angelina made about $27 million in the past 12 months, driven by popular Hollywood movies including: “Kung Fu Panda”, “Wanted” and an upcoming spy thriller titled “Salt”.
It also helps that Jolie is married to Brad Pitt who is #9 on the “Celebrity 100 List”
Oprah Winfrey dropped to No. 2 on the list. The queen of media brought in $275 million over the last year, making her the list’s top earner.
Oprah continues to flourish with her popular day-time talk show “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and her monthly magazine “O”. Oprah also now has a three-year, $55 million deal with XM Satellite Radio.
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