15. James Patterson – $80M
In the tropics between pure fantasy literature and literature that focuses on excitement and suspense, James Patterson has published more than 147 novels selling more than 300 million copies, of which 114 have been on the New York Times bestseller list.
James Patterson is considered one of the world’s most prolific writers after publishing a vast number of novels.
Perhaps the most famous in America by the detective novels Alex Cross, the Women’s Killer Club, and the Tour And other highly acclaimed novels translated into many languages. As well as the transformation of a large number of his novels into movies and television series.
Some specialized sites estimate the total value of Paterson’s wealth between 300 to 490 million dollars, and takes a place ahead In a Forbes list of the highest-paid writers, most recently was a second place in the list issued in 2017 paid $ 87 million per year.
14. Elton John – $81M
13. Bill Simmons – $82.5M
12. Ellen DeGeneres – $84M
Since 2003, Ellen DeGeneres has been going on tv for her fans every day of the week through her The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
The comedy star has a way of highlighting celebrity characters and their challenge, regardless of their identity, printing fun and dancing love made it their most popular talk show on the air.
While there are very few successful talk shows, you may not think this program is competing with the rest In terms of salary. But Ellen does so, With her remarkable success comes a very high salary.
11. Rush Limbaugh – $85M
Rush HudSon Limbaugh was born on January 12, 1951 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
His radio career began at the age of 12 ,1967 in his hometown. His father owned the radio in which Limbaugh began his career using the pseudonym Rusty Sharpe.
Limbaugh returns the secret of his success to his parents, praising their help in making his way into radio work, as well as his relationship with his grandfather, who has worked as a lawyer for a long time.
Rush Limbaugh studied at the University of Missouri but did not continue so he didn’t get a university degree. The reason for his failure to study paradoxically was his failure in public speaking.
But it is commonly known that the interruption of his studies was for health reasons, which Limbaugh says at every occasion where he’s asked what was the reason of his relatively early breakout of the study.