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The Highest-Paid Personalities on TV

The Highest-Paid Personalities on TV

Reuters

It's no surprise to learn that our favorite TV personalities make boatloads of cash. The shocking part is how much cash.

Forbes magazine released their annual list of the top-earning TV personalities this week. With the help of industry insiders like television producers and talent managers, Forbes was able to estimate the earnings of — and then rank — several television heavyweights.

READ: The Forbes List of Hollywood's Most Bankable Stars

Who made the list? Scroll down to read about the top five, then head over to Forbes for the rest.

(Earnings were measured between June 2012 and June 2013.)

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Simon Cowell: $95 Million
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Howard Stern: $95 Million
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Glenn Beck: $90 Million
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Oprah Winfrey: $77 Million
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Dr. Phil McGraw: $72 Million
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