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Banks tops Forbes' primetime rich list

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Oct 14, 2009 | 7:30am EDT

The supermodel-turned-chatshow host is leading the way with her earnings in the last year, pulling in $30 million (£20 million) for America's Next Top Model, as well as her daytime talk show.

Runner-up Katherine Heigl raked in $18 million (£12 million) for her role in Grey's Anatomy and her film projects, while CSI: Crime Scene Investigation actress Marg Helgenberger is in third with $9.5 million (£6.3 million) in earnings.

Forbes' full primetime top earners list is as follows:

1) Tyra Banks - $30 million (£20 million)

2) Katherine Heigl - $18 million (£12 million)

3) Marg Helgenberger - $9.5 million (£6.3 million)

4) Eva Longoria Parker - $9 million (£6 million)

5) Mariska Hargitay - $8.5 million (£5.6 million)

6=) Julia Louis-Dreyfus - $8 million (£5.3 million)

6=) Maura Tierney - $8 million (£5.3 million)

8) Tina Fey - $7 million (£4.6 million)

9) Marcia Cross - $6.2 million (£4.1 million)

10) Jennifer Love Hewitt - $6 million (£4 million).

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