08/08/2013 05:15 pm ET Updated Aug 09, 2013

Highest Paid TV Personalities: Simon Cowell, Oprah Winfrey And More (PHOTOS)


Forbes unveiled its list of highest paid TV personalities and it includes many familiar faces.

From talk show hosts to producers and reality TV judges, many of your favorite small screen stars clocked in with very high earnings. To compile their list, the reporters at Forbes talked to producers, managers, agents and other industry players to come up with the estimates each celebrity earned from TV and entertainment-related work for the time period of June 2012-June 2013.

Click through the slideshow below to see how much some of your favorite TV personalities racked in and click over to Forbes for more details on how they made the big bucks.

Highest Paid TV Personalities