Business Week published a special report covering several aspects of the hyper successful virtual world Second Life.
The number of Second Life residents generating more than $5,000 in monthly income stands now at 116 according to San Francisco's Linden Lab, owner of Second Life.
Business Week features the Avatars and profiles of the top 10 earner in the virtual world.Several of the top earners are earning their money getting big brands into Second Life designing the buildings, avatar etc. This is actually real work.
See the full Second Life special report on Business Week.