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My Russian Heritage Is Non-Negotiable, Says Sharapova

Maria Sharapova's life-changing move from Siberia to Florida as a seven-year-old propelled her on a path to fame and fortune but she says she would never turn her back on her mother country.

Senh: I didn't realize that she's the highest-paid female athlete in the world. With her skills and looks, I guess it's not surprising.


Dale Earnhardt Jr. Tops List Of Nascar's Highest-Paid Drivers

Nascar's Highest-Paid Drivers

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been a lightening rod for Nascar fans since the he joined the top level of the sport in 2000. Fans have voted him the sport's most popular driver 10 straight years. He has dominated Nascar merchandise sales over the past decade with estimates putting his share as high as 35% of the total during some years. But the critics question his ardent following after extended winless streaks of 76 and 143 races and figure his support is simply a function of his famous name. Love him or hate him, there is no denying that Dale Jr. is still the biggest star in the sport.


Sofia Vergara and Kim Kardashian are the highest paid actresses on TV

Sofia Vergara

Forbes, the media outlet that publishes a new Hollywood-related list more often than most people shower, has a fresh one for us: a look at the highest paid TV actresses of the past year.


The highest paid careers in America today


A salary is one of the most compelling factors for individuals deciding on a career path, a degree or even where to live — because some parts of the U.S. pay higher wages, on average, for the same position.

Senh: Air traffic controllers make six digit salaries. And yet, they still sleep on the job. The top paying professions are still doctors, dentists, and lawyers. Airplane pilots make a lot too. Either learn how to fly a plane or study hard.


The world's highest paid models

Gisele Bundchen

Over the last 12 months, the combined earnings of the top 10 highest-paid models, from Gisele Bündchen to Candice Swanepoel, totaled just under $100 million.

Senh: Gisele Bündchen made $45M of that $100M in the last year. It drops precipitously after her. Everyone else makes below $10M.


Kristen Stewart Is The Highest Paid Actress In Hollywood

Kristen Stewart

This should come as no surprise, "Twilight" fans: Kristen Stewart made more money than any of her female peers last year. Forbes has released their annual list of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood, and Stewart managed to land on top.


Tyler Perry tops list of highest paid men in entertainment; ‘Bachelor Pad’ winners revealed

Tyler Perry tops list of highest paid men in entertainment; ‘Bachelor Pad’ winners revealed

Tyler Perry is the highest paid man in entertainment according to yet another list in the endless parade of Forbes lists. He earned $130 million between May of 2010 and May of 2011, ranking him ahead of Jerry Bruckheimer, Steven Spielberg and Simon Cowell. In a bit of gender irony, Perry collected some of that cash by dressing up as a woman: Madea.


Kutcher King of Sitcom Cash

Kutcher King of Sitcom Cash

His first "Two and a Half Men" episode may not have aired yet, but Ashton Kutcher has already become TV's highest-paid sitcom star, the New York Post reported Wednesday. Kutcher will pull down $700,000 per episode ($15.4 million for the season) as Charlie Sheen's replacement on the hit CBS series, playing heartbroken internet billionaire Walden Schmidt.


PFT: Pats, Brady finalize 4-year extension

Tom Brady and the Patriots finalized a 4-year extension, and Peter King reports that Brady “it’s safe to say” be the highest-paid player, averaging roughly $19 million per year.


Beckham no longer soccer's best-paid

Lionel Messi has replaced David Beckham as the best-paid player in world football, according to France Football magazine's annual "rich list".


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