Judge Judy And Ellen DeGeneres Tops Forbes List Of The World’s Highest-Paid TV Hosts

By bonneville on November 27, 2018
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As we wrap up 2018, we learn things like, which musician made the most money over the year, which movie broke the box office, or who are the highest paid TV hosts rolling in the moolah! Here are your answers!

Forbes annual list of ‘The World’s Highest-Paid TV Hosts’ is out and you won’t believe who topped their list for the first time?! America’s favorite judge,”Judge Judy” Sheindlin is #1 on the list with a BIG bank of $147 million over the past 12 months. Forbes broke down how she made the mega paycheck, her annual salary is $47 million PLUS she also sold the rights to her “Judge Judy” show reruns for a HUGE $100 million last year. Another big-name TV host to make the list, Ellen DeGeneres comes in second with $87.5 million then Dr. Phil McGraw with $77.5 million, check out the top five below:

1.  Judge Judy Sheindlin, $147 million

2.  Ellen DeGeneres, $87.5 million

3.  Dr. Phil McGraw, $77.5 million

4.  Ryan Seacrest, $74 million

5.  Steve Harvey, $44 million

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