Madonna Tops List of Highest Earning Celebrities

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Note to singers: start touring. NOW!

Madonna, whose MDNA album was considered a flop last year when it failed to move a million copies overall, has nevertheless capitalized on her MDNA tour to the following extent:

Forbes has ranked her as the highest-earning celebrity of 2013. Between June 2012 and June 2013, the Material Girl (Woman?) banked a cool $125 million.

Madonna came out on top over a list that includes directors, authors and music producers. Here's a rundown of the Top 10 famous earners of the aforementioned 12-month period:

  1. Madonna
  2. Steven Spielberg
  3. (TIE) Simon Cowell, Howard Stern, E.L. James (TIE)
  4. James Patterson
  5. Glenn Beck

Madonna Biography

Best. Kiss. Ever.
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Madonna Quotes

Leave her alone. She’s gonna be 16 soon and then 17 and then 18, and then she might show her knees and then what's gonna happen?

Madonna [on Miley Cyrus Vanity Fair photos]

My husband and I are not planning on getting a divorce. I know Alex Rodriguez through Guy Oseary, who manages both of us. I brought my kids to a Yankee game. I am not romantically involved in any way with Alex Rodriguez. I have nothing to do with the state of his marriage or what spiritual path he may choose to study.