(news.yahoo.com) - US television talk show host Oprah Winfrey is the richest woman in entertainment, ahead of "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling and lifestyle guru Martha Stewart, according to the lastest list.
Winfrey, with an estimated worth of 1.5 billion dollars, easily tops the Forbes.com list, ahead of boy wizard creator Rowling, with one billion dollars, and businesswoman and home entertaining expert Stewart, with more than 600 million dollars.
Pop divas Madonna, Celine Dion, Mariah Carey and Janet Jackson take the next four places, with fortunes ranging from 325 million to 150 million dollars, while actress Julia Roberts is the top-placed Hollywood celebrity, with 140 million.
Fellow actress and singer Jennifer Lopez and "Friends" star Jennifer Aniston rank ninth and 10th, each with 110 million dollars.
Former child sitcom stars Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen share some 100 million dollars, putting them on an equal footing with pop princess Britney Spears.
Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen is the highest-rated fashion figure, with a personal wealth of 70 million.
The list excludes non-working celebrities who live off royalties, such as Barbra Streisand, and those whom Forbes.com describes as "old Hollywood" types, such as Elizabeth Taylor, confining the list to those active in entertainment.