DRE IN FORBES HIGHEST PAID ENTERTAINERS LIST

The 2012 Forbes prestigious list of the highest paid entertainers was recently published and producer/rapper Dr Dre beat the odds to notch the 5 spot this year.

The Aftermath entertainment honcho’s super successful headphone line Beats by Dre enabled him to rake in a whopping $ 110 million dollars over the last one year.

The list is topped by talk show Queen Oprah Winfrey with an income of $ 165 million off her network channel OWN.

Oprah is closely followed by famous big budget film maker and director Michael Bay who raked in $160 million. Bay directed the comedy/action flick Bad Boys 2 and the stunningly successful Transformers series of films.

Others on the top 5 list are director/producer Steven Spielberg ($130 million) and producer Jerry Bruckheimer at number 4 with $115 million.

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