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Oprah Is Richest Female Entertainer

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Jan 18, 2007 | 10:50am EST

Oprah Winfrey has topped the first Forbes magazine Richest Women Entertainers List.

The business publication estimates the media mogul has made a staggering $1.5 billion in her career as a newscaster, talk-show host, publisher and actress.

Winfrey tops Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, who comes in second with a $1 billion fortune, while lifestyle queen Martha Stewart rounds out the top three with $638 million.

Madonna ranks fourth on the new list, followed by Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson, Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lopez and Jennifer Aniston.

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