But, over the past year, Gaga has made $80 million and she would've made much more had she not been sidelined with a hip injury. She also has an incredible social media following and Forbes factored in her 38 million Twitter followers and 58 million Facebook fans.
The criteria for the list is based on income, press, and social media.
Madonna earned more than anybody else on the list. The "Material Girl" earned $125 million, but did get the same press and doesn't have the social media following that others in the top 5 have.