Steven Spielberg closely landed in the second spot on Forbes’ Highest-Paid Celebrity list with $100 million.
Topping the spot is Queen of Pop Madonna with $125 million. Madonna raked in $305 million from her MDNA tour.
Completing the top 5 are a triple-way tie among The X Factor producer and Britain’s Got Talent judge Simon Cowell, Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. James and America’s Got Talent judge Howard Stern with $95 million.
Talk show host and The Butler star Oprah Winfrey dropped to the 13th place with $77 million. Robert Downey Jr., named the highest-paid actor in Hollywood, is the only actor on the list (not counting Tyler Perry), who came in 14th place.
Steven’s $100 million earnings mostly came from the success of his box office films and a portion of ticket sales from Universal theme parks.
The award winning movie director, screenwriter and producer has a net worth of $3.1 billion and receives an annual salary of $150 million. His movie Schindler’s List and Saving Private Ryan earned him three Academy awards – Best Director for both films and Best Picture for Schindler’s List.
Forbes’ based the celebrity’s earnings between June 2012 and June 2013.
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