Forbes included trump in the list of highest paid TV presenters

American magazine Forbes has included billionaire Donald trump, who put forward his candidature for the office of President of the United States, in the list of highest paid TV presenters of all time.

Trump has been listed as a leading reality show The Apprentice and his later version of The Celebrity Apprentice, where celebrities raised money for charity. According to Forbes, in 2009 and 2010 the incomes of the billionaires from the work in the show was $54 million and $50 million respectively, in 2012 and 2013 — $62 million and $63 million In the list trump has taken the seventh place.

The leader of the rating became Oprah Winfrey. She first topped the rating of the highest paid presenters in 1999 — then her income was $125 million Winfrey headed a rating of 14 consecutive years until 2012. In 2000-2002, she earned $150 million, in 2003 and 2004 respectively — $180 million and $210 million, in 2005 and 2006 — by $225 million, in 2007 — $260 million, in 2008 and 2009 — by $275 million In 2010, Winfrey earned $315 million, setting a record for annual income among the presenters, writes Forbes. In 2011 the income of the presenter was $290 million, in 2012 $165 million in 2013 to $77 million In 2014 it increased to $82 million In 2015, Winfrey earned $86 million.

Second place in the ranking took the presenter of the show America’s Got Talent Howard stern. According to Forbes, his income grew from $70 million in 2007-2010 to $95 million in 2012-2015. The third place took the lead of Dr. Phil Phil McGraw. The most successful were 2009, 2010 and 2011 — when he earned $80 million a year. In 2013, the leading income was $72 million, in 2014 — $77 million, in 2015 — $70 million