| Winfrey Takes Top Spot On Forbes Celebrity Power List
RTT News - Williamsville, NY, USA
- Wednesday, Forbes published its list of the 100 most powerful celebrities, with U.S. television hostess Oprah Winfrey
taking the top spot for a second year in a row.
According to Forbes's website, the list was compiled by estimates of celebrity earnings solely from entertainment related income from June 2001 to June 2008, web searches and mentions on TV, radio or print media.
Forbes estimated that Winfrey earned about $275 million within the last 12 months, despite sagging television ratings and magazine circulation.
She beat out golfer Tiger Woods, who took second place for the second year in a row with $115 million in
Celebrities : Angelina Jolie, Beyonce Knowles, Johnny Depp, David Beckham, Oprah Winfrey|
Categories : Actor News, Celebrity Appearances, Celebrity News
Posted 6/12/2008 11:06:13 AM | Permalink
| Beyonce Knowles Now An Amex Spokesperson
AHN - USA
- Beyonce Knowles
is American Express' latest celebrity spokesperson. The singer-and-actress, who filmed a commercial for the credit card company in New York this week, will be promoting American Express gold and platinum cards.
Beyonce follows in the footsteps of Hollywood stars Kate Winslet, Robert DeNiro
and Ellen DeGeneres
and golf superstar Tiger Woods who were all previously American Express spokespeople.
A source told America's OK! magazine: "Beyonce is a role model for so many young people."
"She has tremendous cross-over appeal the same way Tiger does. She's an inspiration for lots of people. She's a great fit for American Express."
Last week, Beyonce gave
Celebrities : Beyonce Knowles|
Categories : Actor News, Musician News, Celebrity Spokesperson News, Celebrity Commercials, Celebrity Advertising News
Posted 8/7/2007 09:08:45 AM | Permalink