They’re In The Money
Monday, October 17, 1980
They’re in the money. Oh Mare, do you really make all that dough?
Yes, Mr Â G r a n t, Â it’s so!
Mary Tyler Moore, actress and director of MTM Productions, is the highest paid woman in America, according to a survey of 1988 women financial superstars conducted by Qood Housekeeping magazine. Her projected earnings are S82 million. Also in the top 20, and their projected earnings:
â€¢ Margaret Hunt Hill, owner of oil and real estate interests in Dallas, Texas â€” $55 million.
â€¢ Helen Kinney Copley, CEO of Copley Press â€” $40 million.
â€¢ Estee Lauder, chairman of Estee Lauder Cosmetics Co. â€” $35 million.
â€¢ Caroline Rose Hunt, owner of real estate company and holder of oil and finance interests in Dallas â€” $30 million.
â€¢ Actress and pop singer Madonna â€” $20 million
â€¢ Jane Fonda â€” $17.5 million.
â€¢ Oveta Culp Hobby, chairman of H & C Communications â€” $17 million
â€¢ Donna Steigerwaldt, CEO, Jockey International, underwear manufacturer â€” $15 million.
â€¢ Priscilla B. Collins, chairman of King Broadcasting – $13 million.
â€¢ Dolly Parton â€” $13 million.
â€¢ Talk show host Oprah Winfrey â€” $12 million.
â€¢ Beatrice Coleman, CEO, Maidenform â€” $8 million.
â€¢ Cher â€” $6 million.
â€¢ Whitney Houston â€” $6 million.
â€¢ Bette Midler â€” $5 million.
â€¢ Lily Tomlin â€” $5 million
â€¢ Katharine Graham, chairman, Washington Post Co. â€” $4.5 million.