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The 15 Highest Paid Celebrities In The World

Forbes has removed Kylie Jenner’s status as a billionaire, but she is still the top-paid celebrity on its new list.

Forbes calculated the average earnings of each person between June 2019 to May 2020 before deducting attorney, agent, and manager fees. Nielsen Music / MRC Data and Pollstar are the sources of the publication’s figures. They also include information gleaned from interviews with celebrities as well as industry experts.

Kanye West, Jenner’s brother in law, is second on the list with earnings of $ 170 millions. Third place is occupied by Roger Federer, the tennis legend and the most highly paid athlete in the world.

Continue reading to discover the Forbes 100 Celebrities List’s 15 highest-paid celebrities, ranked in ascending order.

15. James Patterson

His wealth is derived from books

Earnings: $80 million

Patterson was also the co-author of “Filthy Rich”: A Powerful Billionaire and The Sex Scandal that Undone It. And All The Justice Money can Buy: The Shocking True Stories Of Jeffrey Epstein. This book has been made a Netflix series.

14. Elton John

His wealth comes from music

Earnings: $81 Million

Forbes reports that Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour generated $ 212 millions in 2019. The biopic “Rocketman”, which is based on the life of the singer, grossed more $ 195 millions worldwide in 2017.

13. Bill Simmons

Media is his source of wealth

Earnings: $ 822.5 million

Simmons is the first podcaster to be included on Forbes’ 100 Famous List. After selling his media company The Ringer to Spotify for almost $ 200 million in March, Simmons was awarded this honor.

12. Ellen DeGeneres

Entertainment is his source of wealth

Earnings: $84 Million

Ellen DeGeneres, one of America’s most beloved talk-show hosts, is worth $330 million.

11. Rush Limbaugh

Radio is his source of wealth

Earnings: $85 million

Rush Limbaugh, one of the most popular names in conservative US radio is recently awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Donald Trump.

10. Dwayne Johnson

Source of his wealth is Entertainment

Earnings: $ 87.5 Million

Dwayne Johnson, also known as “The Rock”, is one of Hollywood’s most sought-after leads. He is also the highest-paid actor in the world.

9. Lebron James

Their wealth comes from sports

Earnings: $88.2 Million

Lebron James signed a 4-year contract in 2018 with the LA Lakers that is worth $ 154million.

8. Howard Stern

Radio is his source of wealth

Earnings: $90 million

Howard Stern is the most highly paid radio personality in America. In 2015 Ben Sisario, of the New York Times reported Stern had extended his SiriusXM contract for five years. His current contract was valued at $ 80 million.

7. Neymar

Their wealth comes from sports

Earnings: $ 95.55 million

Neymar has signed a five-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain soccer club. The highly-coveted soccer star was purchased from Barcelona in 2017 at a cost of $ 263million.

6. Tyler Perry

source of his wealth is Entertainment

Earnings: $97 Million

Tyler Perry is most well-known for his Madea movies. It was recently reported that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been living at their $ 18million Los Angeles mansion while searching for a permanent home.

5. Lionel Messi

Their wealth comes from sports

Earnings: $104 Million

Lionel Messi is a famous athlete. Forbes reports that his contract with Barcelona currently is worth more $ 80 million per year.

4. Cristiano Ronaldo

Their wealth comes from sports

Earnings: $105 Million

According to CNBC, Cristiano Ronaldo signed a contract with Juventus worth over $ 100 million. He also has numerous agreements with companies like Clear Haircare, Tag Heuer and Nike.

3. Roger Federer

Their wealth comes from sports

Earnings: $ 106.3 Million

Roger Federer is a legend in tennis and currently is the highest-paid athlete in the world.

2. Kanye West

Source of his wealth is Retail

Earnings: $ 170 Million

Kanye West is best known for his fame as a rapper but his most significant source of income is his Yeezy clothing line. Bank of America valued Kanye West’s Yeezy at $ 3.0 billion in 2019.

1. Kylie Jenner

Their wealth comes from cosmetics

Earnings: $590 million

Forbes removed her status as a billionaire, but the youngest Kar-Jenner family member made $ 540million between June 2019 & May 2020, mainly from the sale to Coty of 51% her makeup brand.


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