Thursday, September 15, 2011

Tyler Perry is a leader in the rating of the highest-paid show business persons.

       Actor Tyler Perry has topped the list of show business persons which have the highest incomes, reported Forbes magazine. From May 2010 to May 2011 Perry earned, according to the Forbes, $ 130 million.   Five films and two television shows  brought   incomes  to Perry. This movies with his participation released in theaters over the past two years. According to Forbes, Perry is usually the producer, director and screenwriter of films in which participates.
       In addition to Tyler Perry's, in this list of show business persons with the highest incomes was just one actor - Leonardo Di Caprio, who took 8th place. Films "Inception" and "Shutter Island" in which he starred, brought to DiCaprio 77 million dollars. The only one musician who got into the list of Forbes, was Elton John, earned during the period of $ 100 million, which allowed him to take fourth place.
       The second took place producer of "Pirates of the Caribbean" Jerry Bruckheimer with 113 million dollars. Below was the director and producer Steven Spielberg, earned from May 2010 to May 2011 109 million dollars.
       The top five rankings producer and presenter of the TV show "American Idol" from 2002 to 2010, Simon Cowell with an income of $ 90 million.
       James Patterson was in sixth place. He earned 84 million dollars. He is author of a series of novels about the action-psychologist Alex Cross. In August 2011, Forbes named James Patterson as the highest-paid writer.
       Also in the Forbes list included: TV host Phil McGraw - $ 80 million (7 th place), radio host Howard Stern - $ 76 million (9th place) and golfer Tiger Woods - $ 75 million (10th place).

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