RadarOnline.com obtained a leaked — and previously secret — document listing the salaries of TV’s most highly paid stars. Here, for the first time, we not only pull back the curtain on their compensation, but also publish the results of a world exclusive Radar poll that asked you, our readers, who’s worth it — and who’s not! Click through the gallery to find out the results!
Kelly Ripa has been the face of ABC’s Live show for 16 years, but only 17% said she’s earned her $22 million salary!
Ellen DeGeneres is the goofy star of daytime TV, but 83% of voters said it’s her salary that’s crazy! She rakes in $50 million a year, or almost $1 million every week!
Matt Lauer’s the most overpaid star on television, said our poll — only 9% said he’s earning that big $25 million check!
Robin Roberts is the anchor on the morning’s most popular show, Good Morning America, but only 22% of our audience would pay her the $18 million she gets for the cushy gig!
Readers were revolted by David Letterman’s new $12 million, six-episode Netflix contract — only 15% said he’s worth it!
George Stephanopolous pops up all over ABC, but 83% of our readers wouldn’t pay him $15 million for the honor!
Nearly 30% of readers think Anderson Cooper’s $12 million salary is well spent — that makes him the favorite!
MSNBC’s liberal icon Rachel Maddow is a bargain at $7 million — but only one out of five readers think this top-rated host deserves the money!
Megyn Kelly, who now gets a whopping $18 million a year, is one of the most hated on the list. An incredible 91% of Radar readers think her new salary at NBC is for the birds!
In all truthiness, 82% of Radar readers agreed snarky comic host Stephen Colbert is overpriced at $15 million.
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