Putin beats Obama in power ranking

2014-11-05 17:19

For a second year in a row, Russian President Vladimir Putin has beaten Barack Obama to the title of world's most powerful leader.

Gisele Bundchen leads pack as world's highest paid model according to Forbes

2014-08-20 05:00

With estimated earnings of $47m during the past year from lucrative contracts and other business ventures, Gisele Bundchen is the world's highest paid model for the eighth consecutive year.

Making a social impact and profit

2014-02-21 15:27

Forbes has honoured Jonathan Liebmann of Propertuity for his positive impact on the urban environment.

Making a social impact and a profit

2014-02-21 12:18

Jonathan Liebmann of Propertuity is one of Forbes' 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa, due to his positive impact on the urban environment.

And the highest-paid musician in the world is...

2013-11-20 12:13

Madonna has beaten Lady Gaga to the title of highest-paid musician in the world, according to Forbes magazine.


World's most powerful women

2013-09-02 16:15

These inspiring women aren't only some of the richest, but are also the Top 10 most powerful in the world according to a new list by Forbes.

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Hollywood's highest paid actor named

2013-07-17 20:15

Robert Downey Jr has been named the world's highest paid actor over the past 12 months - ahead of Channing Tatum and Hugh Jackman.

Chinese bank ICBC tops Forbes list

2013-04-17 19:41

Chinese bank ICBC has knocked US oil giant ExxonMobil from its perch as the world's biggest public firm, clinching the top spot on the Forbes Global 2000 list.

Forbes richest: Slim, Gates, Ortega

2013-03-05 09:02

Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim, Microsoft's Bill Gates and Zara fashion house boss Amancio Ortega of Spain top the Forbes list of the world's billionaires.

Sacha Baron Cohen UK's highest-paid star

2013-02-18 14:08

Sacha Baron Cohen has been named Britain's highest-paid Hollywood star, but missed a spot on the Forbes Celebrity 100 despite box office success with films like The Dictator.

Britney Spears tops Forbes list

2012-12-13 10:54

Britney Spears has been named Forbes magazine's top-earning woman in music after earning an estimated $58m in the last year.

Dr Dre named highest earning music star

2012-11-30 22:06

Dr Dre has topped the annual 25 Highest-Paid Musicians of 2012 list compiled by Forbes magazine.

Oprah: Richest woman in Hollywood

2012-10-03 19:13

According to Forbes magazine's annual Top 400 list, Oprah Winfrey is the highest-paid female in Hollywood, earning an estimated $165m in the last year.

Jennifer Lopez makes Forbes list debut

2012-08-23 14:10

Jennifer Lopez has made Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women List for the first time, coming in at number 38.

Taylor Swift: Highest-paid celeb under 30

2012-07-13 11:05

Taylor Swift has been named the highest-paid celebrity under 30 in an annual list by Forbes after earning $57m between May 2011 and May 2012.

Kristen Stewart is highest-paid actress

2012-06-20 09:29

Kristen Stewart, who shot to fame as Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga films, has jumped to the top of Forbes's annual list of highest-paid actresses.

Lady Gaga is highest-earning songstress

2011-12-15 11:37

Lady Gaga has been named the year's Top Earning Woman in Music by, beating the likes of Taylor Swift, Adele and Katy Perry.

Sheen still highest paid TV man

2011-10-14 13:32

Charlie Sheen is still the highest paid actor on television despite being fired from Two And A Half Men.

Malema makes Forbes most powerful list

2011-09-15 12:09

Business magazine Forbes has named ANC Youth League president Julius Malema as one of Africa's 10 most powerful young men.

Merkel tops powerful women list

2011-08-24 21:34

German Chancellor Angela Merkel topped the Forbes list of the world's most powerful women, which is dominated by politicians, businesswomen and leaders in media and entertainment.

Angie earns more than Jennifer Aniston

2011-07-06 09:32

Angelina Jolie and Sarah Jessica Parker, with annual salaries of $30m each, are the highest paid actresses in Hollywood, according to a new ranking.

Winless Tiger tops Forbes list

2011-06-04 08:55

Tiger Woods remains atop the list of the world's highest-paid athletes according to Forbes magazine.

Just 14% of billionaires eligible

2011-03-17 07:33

There are a record number of billionaires around the world in 2011, but just 14% are eligible, says Forbes.

Hu is Forbes' most powerful person

2010-11-04 22:15

Chinese President Hu Jintao has topped US President Barack Obama on the Forbes list of most powerful people.


Dr Dre is king of hip hop with $620m in earnings, says Forbes

2014-09-25 10:54

With $620m in estimated pre-tax earnings, veteran rapper and record producer Dr Dre has topped Forbes' list as the highest paid hip hop artist.

Startup success secrets

2014-03-20 11:28

Biotechnologist Ashley Uys is one of Forbes' 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs.

Biotechnology in his blood

2014-02-21 15:17

Ashley Uys, MD of Medical Diagnostech, is among Forbes' 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa.

Biotech puts Ashley on road to success

2014-02-17 16:26

Ashley Uys, managing director of Medical Diagnostech, is ranked on Forbes magazine’s latest 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa list.

And the highest paid US TV actress is...

2013-09-05 09:03

This Modern Family star has topped Forbes' list of the highest paid US TV actresses for the second year in a row, after banking $30m.


World's most powerful women

2013-08-28 12:45

These inspiring women aren't only some of the richest, but are also the Top 10 most powerful in the world according to a new list by Forbes.

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Woods back atop Forbes list

2013-06-06 16:22

Tiger Woods has become the world's best-paid athlete once again after reclaiming golf's number one ranking, according to Forbes.

Prince to boycott Forbes billionaires list

2013-03-05 20:17

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, the richest man in the Arab world, claims that his rank on Forbes magazine's global billionaires list underestimates his wealth.

Record number of billionaires in 2013

2013-03-04 14:19

Forbes's 2013 list of the world's richest people includes 1 426 billionaires, a record number, with a total net worth of $5.4 trillion.

Adele tops 30 under 30 list

2012-12-20 22:04

One Direction, Adele, Marcus Mumford, Bruno Mars, Skylar Grey and Rihanna are all included on Forbes' 30 Under 30 Music list for 2012.

Eddie Murphy: Most overpaid actor

2012-12-05 12:11

Eddie Murphy has been named Hollywood's most overpaid actor by Forbes magazine, after a disappointing year filled with box office flops.

Ashton Kutcher tops Forbes TV rich list

2012-10-19 07:59

Ashton Kutcher has been named the highest paid TV actor on Forbes' rich list, while his Two and a Half Men predecessor, Charlie Sheen, dropped out of the top 10.

Dr Dre named hip-hop's highest earner

2012-09-06 14:43

Dr Dre has been named hip-hop's highest earner, with Forbes magazine estimating he made $110m last year.

Sofia Vergara is highest-paid TV actress

2012-07-20 10:03

Sofia Vergara has been named the highest-earning television actress by Forbes magazine, with earnings of $19m over the last year.

Tom Cruise named highest paid actor

2012-07-04 08:38

Newly single Tom Cruise has topped Forbes' annual list of the 100 highest paid actors, earning nearly twice that of second place Leonardo DiCaprio.

Candice Swanepoel on Forbes rich list

2012-06-18 10:57

South African model Candice Swanepoel has been named one of the Top 10 highest paid models by Forbes.

Most overpaid actors in Hollywood named

2011-11-04 13:30

A survey conducted by has revealed which A-list actors offer the least return on the money invested in their movies.

Highest-paid TV actresses named

2011-09-29 15:13

Tina Fey, Eva Longoria and Mariska Hargitay have topped the Forbes list of the highest paid women on television.

Merkel is worlds' most powerful woman

2011-08-25 11:18

German Chancellor Angela Merkel tops Forbes’ list of the most influential women in the world, which is headed by politicians, businesswomen and media leaders.

DiCaprio, Depp top Forbes best-paid

2011-08-02 09:10

Leonardo DiCaprio and Johnny Depp have topped the list of Hollywood's highest-earning actors, according to

Responsibilities overwhelm moms

2011-06-15 21:20

Many US mothers feel like single parents, whether they are married or not, and two out of three resent handling all the household chores even when they prefer their partners to stand aside.

Top-earning TV shows

2011-03-22 12:08

Which TV shows bring in the real big bucks? American Idol is a no-brainer, but let's look at some other lucrative series.

Bric countries swell billionaire list

2011-03-10 11:01

China and Russia have added most to the Forbes list of the world's richest, and the number of billionaires in India and Brazil also rose.

Forbes: Michelle is most powerful

2010-10-07 14:44

US First Lady Michelle Obama has shot up 40 places on Forbes magazine list of powerful women to claim the top spot, replacing German leader Angela Merkel.

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