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Lady Gaga Tops Oprah, Beyonce and Others on Forbes List

Everything that Lady Gaga touches seems to turn to gold, so, it’s no surprise when she’s recognized for doing just that.

Today (8/25), Forbes has released their list of World’s 100 Most Powerful Female Celebrities and Mother Monster is #11 on the list.  She sold a milli in a week, headlined a never-ending tour, took over social media and performed just about everywhere.  Are we even surprised???

Other notable people to make the list include Hilary Clinton (#2), Michelle Obama (#8), Oprah Winfrey (#14), Beyonce Knowles (#17),  Angelina Jolie (#29) and Sarah Palin (#34).  View the entire list here.

Diva Power!!


Nicki Minaj Makes Forbes List

Nicki Minaj calls herself a “mutha-f’in” monster and she is indeed because this diva just made the Forbes Cash King List. This list determines Hip-Hop’s top earners for the year and typically only includes men…until now. Nicki Minaj has landed a spot as #15, tied up with super producer Swizz Beatz.

Check out the list:

1. Jay-Z – $37 million
2. Diddy – $35 million
3. Kanye West – $16 million
4. Lil Wayne (tie) – $15 million
4. Birdman (tie) – $15 million
6. Eminem (tie) – $14 million
6. Dr. Dre (tie) – $14 million
6. Snoop Dogg (tie) – $14 million
9. Akon – $13 million
10. Ludacris – $12 million
11. Wiz Khalifa (tie) – $11 million
11. Drake (tie) – $11 million
13. Pharrell Williams – $10 million
14. Timbaland – $7 million
15. Swizz Beatz (tie) – $6.5 million
15. Nicki Minaj (tie) – $6.5 million
17. Rick Ross (tie) – $6 million
17. 50 Cent (tie) – $6 million
17. Pitbull (tie) – $6 million
20. T-Pain (tie) – $5 million
20. B.o.B (tie) – $5 million

Go Nicki, we see you!


Making It Rain: Forbes’ Top Paid Actors List

Film actors make a lot of money and Forbes is here to remind us just how much.  Forbes.com compiles their list of highest paid actors based on earnings made between the period of May 1, 2010 and May 1, 2011.  Estimations are based on interviews with agents, lawyers, producers and other people inside the film industry.  The top 5 is as follows:

1. Leonardo DiCaprio- $77 million

2. Johnny Depp- $50 million

3. Adam Sandler- $40 million

4. Will Smith- $36 million

5. Tom Hanks- $35 million

Last month, the top actresses list was released and the top 7 are:

1. Anjelina Jolie and Sarah Jessica Parker- $30 million

2. Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon- $28 million

3. Julia Roberts and Kristen Stewart- $20 million

4. Katherine Heigl- $19 million

5. Cameron Diaz- $18 million

6. Sandra Bullock- $15 million

7. Meryl Streep- $10 million

 

I may need to get into the acting business…

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Is Gisele Bundchen a Billionaire?!

Who knew that supermodels could make so much money?!

Victoria’s Secret model Gisele Bundchen will reportedly become Brazil’s first self-made woman billionaire.  How, you may ask?  Well, besides strutting down the runway in her skivvies, Giselle is involved in many business ventures that could bring her to that “nine zero” status.  According to Forbes, they include her line of sandals by Grendene that are proving to be tough competition to other footwear companies.  She is also releasing her own line of lingerie; the “Gisele Bundchen Brazilian Intimates” will be sold exclusively at Hope, the Brazilian version of Victoria’s Secret.  Last year, she also founded an eco-friendly skincare line called Sejaa Pure Skincare.

And let’s not forget her numerous endorsements and modeling gigs.  Oh yea, Gisele is only 30 years old!  DIVA BEHAVIOR!!!


Diddy is Hip Hop's Richest Mogul Plus Diddy Dirty Money Performance

 

Diddy and his Dirty Money crew along with newcomer Skylar Grey (yay!) performed “Coming Home” on American Idol.  And yes, ex-girlfriend J-Lo had a front row seat….awkward much???

In other news, Forbes has released a list of top earners in hip-hop and Diddy makes the top of the list with $475 million net worth.  This is all due to music label, clothing line, restaurant, and numerous endorsements, including Ciroc, which is now the top premium vodka in the US.

Jay-Z comes up close behind him with $450 million; Dr. Dre takes third place with $125 million, and Dre’s prodigy 50 cent and Cash Money president Birdman share fourth place with $100 million each. Damn, damn , DAMN!!! That is a lot of money…gimme some!!

Check out Dirty Money’s performance below:

 


Diddy is Hip Hop’s Richest Mogul Plus Diddy Dirty Money Performance

 

Diddy and his Dirty Money crew along with newcomer Skylar Grey (yay!) performed “Coming Home” on American Idol.  And yes, ex-girlfriend J-Lo had a front row seat….awkward much???

In other news, Forbes has released a list of top earners in hip-hop and Diddy makes the top of the list with $475 million net worth.  This is all due to music label, clothing line, restaurant, and numerous endorsements, including Ciroc, which is now the top premium vodka in the US.

Jay-Z comes up close behind him with $450 million; Dr. Dre takes third place with $125 million, and Dre’s prodigy 50 cent and Cash Money president Birdman share fourth place with $100 million each. Damn, damn , DAMN!!! That is a lot of money…gimme some!!

Check out Dirty Money’s performance below:

 


Power Couple: Jay-Z and Beyonce

So this comes as no surprise to me but according to Guinness “Jay-Z and Beyonce have earned a combined total of $122 million through June 2009.” This has given them the title for the year’s “Power Couple” in the Guinnesses Book of World Records.  They’re killing it and I’m not mad at them!!!!