Thu, 30 Aug 2012 11:03:13 GMT | By Thomas Oakey & Colleen Last
Forbes' highest-paid celebrities

1. Oprah Winfrey: $165 million



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Oprah tops the Forbes list of the highest-earning celebrities, having made $165 million in the year to May 2012. She had a busy 12 months, bowing out from her daily talk show after 25 years and focusing her attention on her cable network, OWN.

Amazingly, the media mogul earned nearly double this amount last year.

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