Jolie Tops Oprah as Most Powerful Celeb

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 3, 2009 8:08 PM CDT
No. 1: Angelina Jolie.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)
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(Newser) – Angelina Jolie has dethroned Oprah as the world's most powerful celebrity, says Forbes in its annual top 100 list. Oprah may make more money, but Jolie's constant media buzz and string of blockbusters give her the edge. Here's the top 10:

  1. Angelina Jolie
  2. Oprah
  3. Madonna
  4. Beyoncé
  5. Tiger Woods

  1. Bruce Springsteen
  2. Steven Spielberg
  3. Jennifer Aniston
  4. Brad Pitt
  5. Kobe Bryant
For the full 100, click on the link below. To see images, click on Slideshow, above at left.