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Top American Idol Money Makers!

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carrieunderwood5 Top American Idol Money Makers!

Forbes Magazine has compiled the Top 10 former “American Idol” contestants who brought in over $1 million between May 2010 and May 2011.

1. Carrie Underwood – $20 million
2. Chris Daughtry and Adam Lambert – $6 million each
4. Fantasia Barrino  – $4 million
5. Jordin Sparks – $3 million
6. Kelly Clarkson – $2.5 million
7. Jennifer Hudson – $2 million
8. Kellie Pickler – $1.8 million
9. Clay Aiken – $1.5 million
10. David Archuleta, David Cook, Katharine McPhee – $1 million each

Not bad for an open contest that is broadcast on television!

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