Once again, Judge Judy Sheindlin is the highest paid TV host out there. The badass judge made $147 Million Dollars over the last year alone. The show still averages an impressive 10 Million viewers per episode. Plus… tons of syndication. In second was the Queen of Daytime Talk Shows, Ellen! On top of her show (which she gets 8 figures to produce and host) she made a cool $20 million for a Netflix stand-up special. The two women were followed by Dr. Phil, Ryan Seacrest and Steve Harvey!
Top 5 Highest-Paid TV Hosts
- Judy Sheindlin, $147 million
- Ellen DeGeneres, $87.5 million
- Dr. Phil McGraw, $77.5 million
- Ryan Seacrest, $74 million
- Steve Harvey, $44 million