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Oprah doesn't need a daytime talk show to be the most powerful player in Hollywood. Just as Forbes magazine, which released it's annual celebrity power rankings Wednesday with Oprah resting comfortably in the top position, outdoing the likes of Beyonce (No. 4), Justin Bieber (No. 9), and Ellen DeGeneres (No. 10), someone who still has a popular talk show to lean on.
Oprah finally snatched the number one ranking after sitting in second position for two straight years — losing out in 2012 to Jennifer Lopez, who slid to No. 12 this year. According to Forbes' "Celebrity 100," the rankings are determined on "money and fame, which includes estimated earnings over the last 12 months and how often each celebrity is mentioned in print and on TV." Social media presence and "marketability" were also factored into the rankings. The top 10 shakes out as such:
1. Oprah Winfrey
2. Lady Gaga
3. Steven Spielberg
4. Beyoncé Knowles
6. Taylor Swift
7. Bon Jovi
8. Roger Federer
9. Justin Bieber
10. Ellen DeGeneres
Here are some other points of interest from the list:
- While Oprah landed atop all other celebrities, it was Madonna who was the biggest earner ($125 million).
- A win for the ladies: Six of the top 10 most powerful celebs are women. (Overall, women make up 35 percent of the "Celebrity 100.")
- New faces on the list include Hugh Jackman all the way at No. 11, Channing Tatum (No. 23), Jennifer Lawrence (No. 49), Emma Stone (No. 84), Mila Kunis (No. 89), and Amy Poehler (No. 92).
- Stars who fell off the list this year include Adele, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Reese Witherspoon, Elton John, and Cameron Diaz.
- Rounding out the list is supermodel Miranda Kerr at No. 100.