Kelly Clarkson is swimming through her massive money pile, Scrooge Mcduck style!
The recently engaged Presidential crooner and FIRST American Idol winner has been named AI's most financially successful contestant of 2012!
From May 2011 to May 2012, Kelly garnered a whopping $8 million!!
Girl beat out other well-known contestents Carrie Underwood & Chris Daughtry ($5 million), Scotty McCreery ($4 million), Jennifer Hudson ($3 million) and Jordin Sparks ($2 million).
Congratz on allllll your moniez, Mz. Clarkson!
You are and will forever be the American Idol to beat!
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