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Carrie Underwood tops highest paid American Idol alumni list

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Forbes Magazine is out with their list of the top paid American Idol alumni and Carrie Underwood, winner of the 2005 season, reigns on top, earning $31 million.

Kelly Clarkson took the number two spot, earning $7 million.

The new season starts tonight on Fox Television.

Here's a quick trip down memory lane, a list of all the American Idol winners to date.

Kelly Clarkson

Ruben Studdard

Fantasia Barino

Carrie Underwood

Taylor Hicks

Jordin Sparks

David Cook

Kris Allen

Lee DeWyze

Scotty McCreery

Phillip Phillips

Candice Glover

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