Highest Paid TV stars of All Time

Here is the list of the top paid actors from the TV world with their annual salary in their ‘best’ years .

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  • Oprah Winfrey – The ‘queen of media’ is the highest earning TV celebrity of all time. She earned a record breaking salary of $315 million in 2010, for her widely popular show ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’.

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  • Charlie Sheen – For his role in Two and a Half Men, Charlie Sheen was paid $100 million (2011). He earned $2 million per episode.

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  • Phil McGraw – He earns $80 million as salary for his show ‘Dr. Phil’.

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  • Ray Romano – For his cult show ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’, Ray Romano was paid $44 million in 2002. He earned $1.7 million per episode.

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  • Simon Cowell – The outspoken reality show judge on American Idol earns $34 million as salary.

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  • Judith Sheindlin – For her popular show ‘Judge Judy’, she has earned $30 million as salary.

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  • James Gandolfini – For his role as Tony Soprano in The Sopranos, he earned $22 million in 2007.

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  • Mariah Carey – She was paid $18 million for her role as American Idol judge.

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  • Katie Couric – The popular news anchor is paid $15 million for CBS Evening News.

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  • Britney Spears – As the judge of X Factor USA, she was paid $15 million.
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