Who are the highest paid celebs this year? Wed-28-Aug-13 08:39 Share this By Jay-Jay FeeneyForbes.com has released its annual list of The Highest-Paid Celebrities and MADONNA is #1, with an estimated income of $125 MILLION over the past year.This breaks OPRAH WINFREY'S four-year run at the top. She dropped to #13 this year.Here's the Top 5.1. Madonna, $125 million2. Steven Spielberg, $100 million3. A three-way tie between Simon Cowell, Howard Stern and "Fifty Shades of Grey" author E.L. James, who all made $95 million You May Also Like Susan Boyle hounded by fans for money Who is the highest paid musician this year? Who is the highest earning dead celebrity? Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .