Oprah Winfrey, Tom Cruise and Britney Spears are among Tinseltown's highest earners
Forbes has released its annual list of the world's highest-paid celebrities. In this top 20 countdown you'll find pop stars, TV moguls, movie directors and eye-watering amounts of money.
Click through the gallery to see which personality was named Tinseltown's top earner.
* All funds in USD. Amounts earned are calculated from May 2011 to May 2012.
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