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The 10 Richest American Idol Contestants

The contestants of America’s most popular reality television singing competition are obviously getting to the money.

Forbes Magazine recently released their latest Top Earning American Idols list, and R&B favorites Fantasia and Jennifer Hudson were among the Top 10.

Unfortunately, 2003 American Idol winner Ruben Studdard was not (c’mon, Ruben).

(The list was based on estimated pretax income earned from May 2010 to May 2011).

Check out the top breadwinners on the next pages.

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