Highest Paid Celebs 2012
8. James Patterson, Author
Authors don't tend to feature on this list, but Patterson isn't like any other author. He produced 14 titles during the year, ranging from thrillers to science fiction - along with a number of Hollywood projects - ably assisted by a team of 'co-writers'. It means he made $94 million during the year. See our list of top 10 richest authors here.