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Highest-paid TV hosts

<p>1: Oprah Winfrey is the highest-paid television host in America, according to the latest ranking from Forbes. The daytime queen made $290 million last year. 

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1: Oprah Winfrey is the highest-paid television host in America, according to the latest ranking from Forbes. The daytime queen made $290 million last year. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

1: Oprah Winfrey is the highest-paid television host in America, according to the latest ranking from Forbes. The daytime queen made $290 million last year. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>2: Simon Cowell earned $90 million. 

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2: Simon Cowell earned $90 million. REUTERS/Phil McCarten

2: Simon Cowell earned $90 million. REUTERS/Phil McCarten

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<p>3: Dr. Phil McGraw earned $80 million. 

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3: Dr. Phil McGraw earned $80 million. REUTERS/Jeff Zelevansky

3: Dr. Phil McGraw earned $80 million. REUTERS/Jeff Zelevansky

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<p>4: Ryan Seacrest earned $61 million.

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4: Ryan Seacrest earned $61 million. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

4: Ryan Seacrest earned $61 million. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>5: Donald Trump earned $60 million. 


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5: Donald Trump earned $60 million. REUTERS/Don Himsel/Pool

5: Donald Trump earned $60 million. REUTERS/Don Himsel/Pool

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<p>6: Bethenny Frankel earned $55 million. 

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6: Bethenny Frankel earned $55 million. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

6: Bethenny Frankel earned $55 million. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>7: Ellen DeGeneres earned $45 million. 

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7: Ellen DeGeneres earned $45 million. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

7: Ellen DeGeneres earned $45 million. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>8: David Letterman earned $45 million. 


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8: David Letterman earned $45 million. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

8: David Letterman earned $45 million. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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