When it comes to TV personalities, apparently it pays to be loud.
Simon Cowell and Howard Stern tied for first place on Forbes' new list of highest-paid TV personalities.
Cowell, the creator of "The X Factor," and Stern, one of the judges on "America's Got Talent," each earned a whopping $95 million between June 2012 and June 2013, according to Forbes. Talk show host Glenn Beck wasn't too far behind with an estimated $90 million.
It's not too surprising to see Cowell, 53, at the top of the list. In addition to "The X Factor," which airs in 41 countries, Cowell is also the man behind U.K.. Forbes.com described Cowell as a major behind-the-scenes mogul, and things appear to be picking up for the . He got a bump from last year's list, when he ranked No. 3. The 59-year-old Stern, meanwhile, as a judge on "America's Got Talent" -- not to mention the money he rakes in as a radio host on SiriusXM.
, who has topped the list in the past, fell to fourth place, earning an estimated $77 million. Dr. Phil McGraw rounded out the top 5 with $72 million. Winfrey wasn't the only women in the top 10; both Ellen DeGeneres and Judge Judy Sheindlin made the cut, too.
Forbes compiled the ranking and estimated earnings after consulting with managers, producers and agents.
Check out the full list here.