Forbes’ 20 Richest Women In Entertainment

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oprah Winfrey tops the new Forbes list of "The 20 Richest Women in Entertainment," with an estimated $1.5 billion in amassed earnings over her career, followed by J.K. Rowling and Martha Stewart, with $1 billion and $638 million, respectively.

To make the list, available at www.forbes.com/womenstars, these working female megastars needed a minimum net worth of $45 million amassed over the course of their careers.

Forbes' 20 Richest Women In Entertainment:

1) Oprah Winfrey $1.5B
2) J.K. Rowling $ 1B
3) Martha Stewart $638M
4) Madonna $325M
5) Celine Dion $250M
6) Mariah Carey $225M
7) Janet Jackson $150M
8) Julia Roberts $140M
9) Jennifer Lopez $110M
10) Jennifer Aniston $110M
11) Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen $100M
12) Britney Spears $100M
13) Judge Judy (Sheindlin) $ 95M
14) Sandra Bullock $ 85M
15) Cameron Diaz $ 75M
16) Gisele Bundchen $ 70M
17) Ellen DeGeneres $ 65M
18) Nicole Kidman $ 60M
19) Christina Aguilera $ 60M
20) Renee Zellweger $ 45M