Sep 17 2012

 

 

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Ryan Seacrest

BusinessInsider.com has created a list of twenty-two television celebrities and how much they are paid annually. There are some real shockers on the list! For example Judge Joe Brown makes more for being on television than Jon Stewart, Mariah Carey (Idol) and Britney Spears (X-Factor)! Here is the list of the 22 people:

1. Judge Judy ($45 Million)

2. Simon Cowell ($40 Million)

3. David Letterman ($28 Million)

4. Matt Lauer ($21.5 Million)

5. Judge Joe Brown ($20 Million)

5. Bill O'Reilly ($20 Million)

5. Kelly Ripa ($20 Million)

6. Mariah Carey ($18 Million)

7. Jon Stewart ($16 Million)

8. Jay Leno ($15 Million)

8. Ryan Seacrest ($15 Million)

8. Howard Stern ($15 Million)

8. Britney Spears ($15 Million)

8. Sean Hannity ($15 Million)

9. Ashton Kutcher ($14 Million)

10. Brian Williams ($13 Million)

10., Maury Povich ($13 Million)

11. Jon Cryer ($12 Million)

11. Conan O'Brian ($12 Million)

11. Mark Harmon ($12 Million)

11. Diane Sawyer ($12 Million)

11. Chelsea Handler ($12 Million)