The two reality competition judges earned $95 million between June 2012-13, landing them on Forbes' annual list of highest paid TV personalities.
Cowell's wealth mostly comes from his ownership stakes in "The X Factor" and "Got Talent." The 53-year-old music mogul also scored big when he founded the British pop group One Direction during the seventh season of "The X Factor" U.K.
As for Stern, not only does he profit big from Sirius radio, but he found success judging "America's Got Talent" for the past two years.
Also to make the Forbes list is Glen Beck ($90 million), Oprah Winfrey ($77 million), Dr. Phil ($72 million), Ryan Seacrest ($61 million) and Ellen DeGeneres ($56 million), among other rich TV celebs.