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Oprah Winfrey Named Top Earning Female

Oprah Winfrey has been named top earning female in Hollywood according to the latest Forbes list of the top-ten highest-earning women.

The talk-show host topped the list with an enviable $324 million earned since June last year.

According to the annual Forbes list , Beyonce, was second on the list with totaling $89 million followed by pop star Britney Spears who earned a respectable $65 million last year.

Lady Gaga was fourth on the list with an income of $64 million, pushing Madonna, into fifth. Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift also made the top 10, with TV host Judge Judy rounding off the list.

Oprah, 56, made more money than the other stars in the top five put together, with Beyonce raking in $89 million, Britney Spears banking $65 million, Lady Gaga earning $64 million and Madonna swelling her purse with $59.9 million.

Forbes Top 10 Highest Earning Hollywood Women 2010:

1. Oprah Winfrey: $324 million
2. Beyonce Knowles: $89 million
3. Britney Spears: $65 million
4. Lady Gaga: $64 million
5. Madonna: $59.9 million
6. Sandra Bullock: $59.2 million
7. Ellen DeGeneres: $56 million
8. Miley Cyrus: $48 million
9. Taylor Swift: $46 million
10. Judge Judy: $46 million