Channel 24 reports
that, according to the latest Forbes
highest-paid TV star list, daytime talk show host Dr Phil McGraw is the highest paid TV personality with a reported income of $79m. Forbes
magazine indicated that the makeup of these stars' annual earnings may also include income from additional activities such as producing, non-TV performances, endorsements, and merchandising.
In line with Swift's recent poll findings on women in television
, the list is titled towards a male bias with only three women making the list, namely Ellen Degeneres, Kim Kardashian, and Judy Sheindlin.