No. 4 Ellen Pompeo - Dr. Meredith Grey is a staple of the Forbes Celebrity 100--the original cast-members of Shonda Rhimes' ABC hit earn $350,000 an episode plus millions more in syndication for the hospital drama, now entering its tenth season. But off-screen her life is quiet, Pompeo has no big-ticket endorsement deals, her single paycheck is impressive total earnings $10 million.
The superstar singer played 95 shows, bringing in an average $2.4 million per city, according to Pollstar. She also dropped her most innovative album. All together we estimate that Beyoncé earned $115 million between June 1, 2013 and June 1, 2014 according to Forbes Magazine. The singer has climbed to the No. 1 spot on the Forbes Celebrity 100 after an amazing year featuring a massive tour.