TV Guide put together a list of the highest paid TV celebs. And it’s Judge Judy. Judy earns $47 million dollars a year! Her closest syndicated/daytime competition is Katie Couric…who makes $10 million.
Jon Stewart earns $25-30 million a year. Letterman makes $20 million.
And, in Primetime, Ashton Kutcher is king 0 he earns $750,000 an episode. Although the cast of The Big Bang Theory will be renegotiating their contracts soon and could be paid up to $1 million an episode.