News

Forbes names top-earning celebrities of 2013

Forbes names top-earning celebrities of 2013

Photo: WENN

Madonna has been named the top-earning celebrity of 2013.

Editors at Forbes magazine estimate the pop superstar earned the majority of her $125 million fortune, between June 2012 and June 2013, from her MDNA tour, strong merchandise sales, a clothing line, fragrance and investments in companies like Vita Coco.

The earnings are the most the Material Girl has ever made in one year.

Director Steven Spielberg comes in second with $100 million (GBP66.6 million) in earnings, while Simon Cowell, author E.L. James and Howard Stern round out the top five.

Others included on the rich list are author James Patterson, TV personality Glenn Beck, moviemaker Michael Bay, Hollywood mogul Jerry Bruckheimer and Lady Gaga. (KG/WNWCFB/KL)

Recent Headlines

yesterday in Local

Top GOP Candidates Differ on Immigration Reform

immigration

The top two Republicans on this year’s ballot don’t agree when it comes to immigration reform. The state’s Republican nominee…

yesterday in Local

Madigan Re-Elected to Run State Dems; Decision Not Unanimous

mike_madigan

House Speaker Michael Madigan has been elected to his fifth term as chairman of the Illinois Democratic party.

yesterday in Local

Downtown Accident Damages Several Vehicles

siren

Several parked cars, hydrant hit

yesterday in Local

Illinois State Fair 2014: “Making Memories”

statefair_grandstand

It'll be here before you know it – the Illinois State Fair.

yesterday in Local

On-Line Vehicle Registration Continues to Prove Popular, Saves Money

illinois flag

A growing number of Illinois vehicle owners are taking paper out of the procedure for renewing their registrations