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These Are the 10 Highest-Paid TV Stars of 2017 (So Far)

Louis CK is doing well for himself.
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Judge Judy is doing pretty well for herself. So are Louis CK and, of course, Kim Kardashian West. But among the world's top-earning TV entertainers in 2017—which the Associated Press compiled—they don't even crack the top five, a rarified place occupied by... Dr. Phil. (The annual earnings of these stars may include income from additional activities such as producing, non-TV performances, endorsements and merchandising, according to the AP.)

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Dr. Phil McGraw, $79 million

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Ellen DeGeneres, $77 million

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Jerry Seinfeld, $69 million

Gordon Ramsay, $60 million

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Ryan Seacrest, $58 million

Louis CK, $52 million

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Judy Sheindlin, $47 million

Kim Kardashian West, $45.5 million

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Simon Cowell, $43.5 million

Steve Harvey, $42.5 million

This story originally appeared on Esquire.com.

* Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

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