Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images Photo: Katherine Heigl Receives the Female Star of the Year Award at the ShoWest Awards Ceremony on March 18, 2010

Katherine Heigl is reportedly the third top-earning woman in primetime. Coming in behind Ellen DeGeneres and Tyra Banks, the Grey’s Anatomy alum has her film career to thank in large part for raking in the big bucks. Heigl has a bit of a tendency to bite the hand that feeds, leaving Grey’s somewhat ungratefully, and trash-talking more than a few movie directors and co-stars. Despite her divatude, though, she now pulls in about $12 million per movie, after making a total of $15.5 million last year. Ellen Pompeo landed a spot in the top 10 as well, making $7.7 million last year. Let's just hope Katie doesn't teach Ellen any negotiating tricks...

Source: CNN Entertainment


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