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Tuesday, September 8, 1998 Published at 09:17 GMT 10:17 UK


Entertainment

Top 40 entertainment earners

Spice little earner: The Girls earn more than Brad Pitt

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has topped a list of the top 40 entertainment earners in 1998.

Forbes magazine's complete list of highest-paid entertainers is:


[ image: The Spices earn more than Eddie Murphy too]
The Spices earn more than Eddie Murphy too

  • 1 Jerry Seinfeld £140.6m

  • 2 Larry David £125

  • 3 Steven Spielberg £109.3m

  • 4 Oprah Winfrey £78.1m

  • 5 James Cameron £71.8m

  • 6 Tim Allen £48.1m

  • 7 Michael Crichton £40.6m


    [ image: Robin Williams holds the number 11 spot]
    Robin Williams holds the number 11 spot

  • 8 Harrison Ford £36.2m

  • 9 Rolling Stones £35.6m

  • 10 Master P £35.3m

  • 11 Robin Williams £35m

  • 12 Celine Dion £34.6m

  • 13 Mel Gibson £34.3m

  • 14 Garth Brooks £33.7m


    [ image: Country and Western pays big bucks for Garth Brooks]
    Country and Western pays big bucks for Garth Brooks

  • 15 Sean "Puffy" Combs £33.4m

  • 16 Mike Judge £33.1m

  • 17 Greg Daniels £33.1m

  • 18 Chris Carter £32.5m

  • 19 David Copperfield £30.9m

  • 20 Spice Girls £30.6m


    [ image: Oprah's been knocked off the number one spot]
    Oprah's been knocked off the number one spot

  • 21 Paul Reiser £30m

  • 22 Eddie Murphy £29.6m

  • 23 John Travolta £29.3m

  • 24 Drew Carey £28.4m

  • 25 Bonnie/Terry Turner £28.1m

  • 26 Tom Hanks £27.5m


    [ image: Chris Carter: The cash is out there]
    Chris Carter: The cash is out there

  • 27 Danny Jacobson £26.2m

  • 28 Kevin Costner £25.6m

  • 29 Bright/Kauffman/Crane £25.3m

  • 30 Brad Pitt £25m

  • 31 Stephen King £25m

  • 32 Nicolas Cage £24m

  • 33 Bruce Helford £23.7m

  • 34 Leonardo DiCaprio £23.1m

  • 35 John Wells £21.8m

  • 36 Will Smith £21.2m

  • 37 Jim Carrey £20.3m

  • 38 Metallica £20m

  • 39 Helen Hunt £19.3m

  • 40 Julia Roberts £17.5m





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