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updated 1/18/2007 9:32:49 AM ET 2007-01-18T14:32:49

Ever wonder who is the wealthiest woman in entertainment? Well, now you’ll know thanks to Forbes’ latest financial list, which reveals the 20 richest women in the industry. Lea Goldman, an associate editor at the magazine, was invited on TODAY to discuss the list. To be considered, female megastars needed a minimum net worth of $45 million amassed over the course of their careers. Here’s the top 10 women.

Forbes’ 20 Richest Women In Entertainment:

  1. Oprah Winfrey     $1.5 billion
  2. J.K. Rowling        $1 billion
  3. Martha Stewart   $638 milion
  4. Madonna            $325 million
  5. Celine Dion          $250 million
  6. Mariah Carey       $225 million
  7. Janet Jackson      $150 million
  8. Julia Roberts        $140 million
  9. Jennifer Lopez      $110 million
  10. Jennifer Aniston    $110 million

To find out who else made Fortbes' list, check out www.forbes.com/womenstars.

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