50 Cent Lands On Forbes Celebrity 100 Power List Earns $41 Mill Last Year

Image50 Cent was named in the Forbes Magazine's annual "Celebrity 100 Power List," joining Tom Cruise, Oprah Winfrey, Tiger Woods and Howard Stern who were also among the top ten most paid and talked about stars of TV, film, sports and music.

According toForbes, 50 Cent (born Curtis Jackson) earned around $41 million between June of 2005 and June 2006, landing him at the No. 8 position. There he outranked stars like Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Paris Hilton and the cast of HBO's "The Sopranos," thanks to income generated from record and ringtone sales as well as his G-Unit clothing line.

The magazine put actor and new dad Tom Cruise in the No.1 spot, citing his $67 million in earnings last year as well as the publicity surrounding his romance with Katie Holmes, and his couch-hopping appearance on the "Oprah" show, among others making him one of America's most-talked about celebrities.

For a complete list of the Forbes' list please visit: The Celebrity 100 - Forbes.com. Ironically, 50 Cent was also No. 8 on Forbes list of top earning musicians released earlier this year

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