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The World’s Highest Paid TV Hosts (Infographic)

The World’s Highest Paid TV Hosts (Infographic)

The World’s Highest Paid TV Hosts (Infographic)

From agony aunts to catwalk queens, this infographic brings together a diverse and surprising list of the top nine highest-earning TV personalities in the world representing collective earnings of over £300 million a year!  Can you guess who tops the list?

You may be surprised to learn that the coveted number one spot is occupied by the TV psychologist and advertising goldmine, Dr Phil. With sky-high annual earnings of £60.1 million, Dr. Phil has become one of the richest people on television by smartly leveraging syndication, product placement, endorsement deals and public appearances.

Trailing behind at the number two spot is the beloved daytime TV personality – Ellen DeGeneres who earns a whopping £58.6 million a year. To date, there have been 15 seasons of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Set to run through until 2020, DeGeneres will continue to be one of the top paid TV presenters for many years to come.

American TV personalities largely dominate the list, and Simon Cowell represents the only British entrant. Cowell presides as one of the judges on America’s Got Talent judge and makes reported yearly earnings of £33.1 million.

If you are curious to learn more about the back-stories of the world’s highest paid TV hosts, why not check out our latest infographic below.

The Worlds highest paid TV hosts
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