Money, Power and Brains Reign in Oprahland

Redtracker| For starters, Forbes names Oprah as the top-earning celeb over 50. Her $275 million earnings equal that of Star Wars George Lucas and Madonna combined.

If Forbes is known for lists, Oprah herself just launched one: her first ever legendary list of women of women who have crossed and inspired uncharted territory. The list includes: Venus Williams, Sarah Silverman, Anna Deavere Smith, Donna Brazile, Mayda del Valle, Terry Tempest Williams, Lauren Ambrose, Pema Chodron, Lateefah Simon, Shirley Ann Jackson, Dambisa Moyo, General Anne E. Dunwoody, Kara Walker, Sheila Bair, Mary Gaitskill,Michelle Rhee, Lilly Ledbetter, Anne Mulcahy, Cleopatra and Melanie Sloan.