Howard Stern TOPS Forbes’ List Of Highest Paid TV Personalities

U.S. broadcaster HOWARD STERN has topped Forbes Magazine’s new list of the highest paid TV personalities.

Howard Stern

The radio host earned $95 million (GBP59 million) between June, 2014 and June, 2015, for his work on Sirius XM radio, where he hosts a daily show, and as a judge on TV hit America’s Got Talent.

U.S. talk show host Ellen DeGeneres comes in at number two with $75 million (GBP47 million) in earnings, while self-help guru Dr. Phil McGraw takes the third spot with $70 million (GBP44 million).

Ellen DeGeneres

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and American Idol host Ryan Seacrest tie for fourth place, grossing $60 million (GBP38 million), while Kanye West’s reality star wife Kim Kardashian comes in sixth with $52.5 million (GBP33 million).

Stern’s fortunes will take a hit in the coming year as he quit as a judge on America’s Got Talent in September (15). British TV mogul Simon Cowell is set to take his place and overhaul the show.