Carrie Underwood highest paid Idol Alum

And speaking of cute-Carrie Underwood is the top American Idol earner for 2011.

Forbes magazine reports that Carrie made $20 million before taxes and any agent and manager fee deductions.

Carrie surpassed Kelly Clarkson as the best-selling Idol of all time. Kelly now ranks at Number Five with an income of $2.5 million.

Here is the complete Forbes list of highest-paid American Idols:

1. Carrie Underwood: $20 million

2. Chris Daughtry: $6 million (tie), Adam Lambert: $6 million (tie)

3. Fantasia Barrino: $4 million

4. Jordin Sparks: $3 million

5. Kelly Clarkson: $2.5 million

6. Jennifer Hudson: $2 million

7. Kellie Pickler: $1.8 million

8. Clay Aiken: $1.5 million

9. Katharine McPhee: $1 million (tie), David Archuleta: $1 million (tie), David Cook: $1 million (tie)

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Lydiah roberts
    Jul 25, 2011 @ 16:03:55

    Damn,thats alot of cash.. Am now thinking of singing- to get that lucky..

    Reply

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