Oprah Winfrey No. 3 on Forbes' Top 40 Highest-Paid Entertainers' list

September 1997
Jet;09/29/97, Vol. 92 Issue 19, p32
Announces that talk show host Oprah Winfrey has been named number three on `Forbes' magazines's Top 40 of the world's Highest Paid Entertainers. Others on the list, including Michael Jackson, Eddie Murphy, Melanie Brown, Babyface and Bill Cosby; Top-five list; Gross income for each.


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