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Here are some of TV's highest-paid stars

Associated Press logo Associated Press 7/19/2017 By The Associated Press
This combination photo shows TV personalities, top row from left, Dr. Phil McGraw, Ellen DeGeneres, Jerry Seinfeld, Gordon Ramsay, Ryan Seacrest and bottom row from left, Louis C.K., Judy Sheindlin, Kim Kardashian West, Simon Cowell and Steve Harvey, who are among some of the world’s top-earning TV entertainers in 2017, according to Forbes magazine. (AP Photo, File) © The Associated Press This combination photo shows TV personalities, top row from left, Dr. Phil McGraw, Ellen DeGeneres, Jerry Seinfeld, Gordon Ramsay, Ryan Seacrest and bottom row from left, Louis C.K., Judy Sheindlin, Kim Kardashian West, Simon Cowell and Steve Harvey, who are among some of the world’s top-earning TV entertainers in 2017, according to Forbes magazine. (AP Photo, File)

Here are some of the world's top-earning TV entertainers in 2017, according to Forbes magazine. The annual earnings of these stars may include income from additional activities such as producing, non-TV performances, endorsements and merchandising.

1. Dr. Phil McGraw, $79 million (talk-show host, personality, producer).

2. Ellen DeGeneres, $77 million (talk-show host, personality, producer).

3. Jerry Seinfeld, $69 million (comedian, sitcom star).

4. Gordon Ramsay, $60 million (personality, celebrity chef).

5. Ryan Seacrest, $58 million (personality, radio host, producer).

6. Louis C.K., $52 million (sitcom star, comedian, producer).

7. Judy Sheindlin, $47 million (courtroom-show host, personality).

8. Kim Kardashian West, $45.5 million (reality show star, personality).

9. Simon Cowell, $43.5 million (TV personality, producer).

10. Steve Harvey, $42.5 million (TV host, comedian).

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