Forbes releases 2017 ‘highest paid celebrities list’

Sean Combs seizes the top spot on Forbes’ annual ranking of the ‘100 highest paid celebrities list’, followed by Beyonce and J.K. Rowling.

The list features musicians, athletes, authors, showbiz personalities and actors. There are 5 musicians in the top 10: Sean Combs is at No. 1, having earned $ 130 million this year. Forbes says Diddy’s Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour, a stake in Ciroc vodka and the $70 million sale of one-third of his Sean John clothing line contributed to his earnings.

Beyonce‘s earnings touched $105 million, Drake ‘s were $94 million and The Weeknd $92 million. Really not bad for Coldplay too, whose earnings exceeded $88 million.

Taylor Swift dropped to the 49th spot, bringing in $44 million this eyar as compared to $170 million last year. Bruno Mars stops to the 60th spot with $39 million, while Britney Spears to the 89th with ‘only’ $34 million. Last musician in the list is Jason Aldean, No. 98 with $32.5 million.

Here is the full Forbes‘ Highest Paid Celebrities List:

Rank Name Age Earning Category
#1 Sean Combs 47 $130 M Musicians
#2 Beyonce Knowles 35 $105 M Musicians
#3 J.K. Rowling 52 $95 M Authors
#4 Drake 30 $94 M Musicians
#5 Cristiano Ronaldo 32 $93 M Athletes
#6 The Weeknd 27 $92 M Musicians
#7 Howard Stern 63 $90 M Personalities
#8 Coldplay 40-41 $88 M Musicians
#9 James Patterson 70 $87 M Authors
#10 LeBron James 32 $86 M Athletes
#11 Guns N’ Roses 55-32 $84 M Musicians
#11 Rush Limbaugh 66 $84 M Personalities
#13 Justin Bieber 23 $83.5 M Musicians
#14 Lionel Messi 30 $80 M Athletes
#15 Dr. Phil McGraw 66 $79 M Personalities
#16 Ellen DeGeneres 59 $77 M Personalities
#17 Bruce Springsteen 67 $75 M Musicians
#18 Adele 29 $69 M Musicians
#18 Jerry Seinfeld 63 $69 M Comedians
#20 Mark Wahlberg 46 $68 M Actors
#21 Metallica 55-57 $66.5 M Musicians
#22 Dwayne Johnson 45 $65 M Actors
#23 Roger Federer 36 $64 M Athletes
#24 David Copperfield 60 $61.5 M Magicians
#25 Kevin Durant 28 $60.6 M Athletes
#26 Garth Brooks 55 $60 M Musicians
#26 Elton John 70 $60 M Musicians
#26 Gordon Ramsay 50 $60 M Personalities
#29 Ryan Seacrest 42 $58 M Personalities
#30 Chris Rock 52 $57 M Comedians
#31 Vin Diesel 50 $54.5 M Actors
#32 Paul McCartney 75 $54 M Musicians
#32 Red Hot Chili Peppers 56-38 $54 M Musicians
#34 Louis C.K. 49 $52 M Comedians
#35 Jimmy Buffett 70 $50.5 M Musicians
#35 Adam Sandler 50 $50.5 M Actors
#37 Andrew Luck 27 $50 M Athletes
#37 Rory McIlroy 28 $50 M Athletes
#39 Jackie Chan 63 $49 M Actors
#40 Calvin Harris 33 $48.5 M Musicians
#41 Robert Downey Jr. 52 $48 M Actors
#42 Stephen Curry 29 $47.3 M Athletes
#43 Dave Chappelle 43 $47 M Comedians
#43 Judy Sheindlin 74 $47 M Personalities
#45 James Harden 27 $46.6 M Athletes
#46 Lewis Hamilton 32 $46 M Athletes
#47 Kim Kardashian West 36 $45.5 M Personalities
#48 Drew Brees 38 $45.3 M Athletes
#49 Taylor Swift 27 $44 M Musicians
#50 Simon Cowell 57 $43.5 M Personalities
#50 Phil Mickelson 47 $43.5 M Athletes
#52 Tom Cruise 55 $43 M Actors
#53 Kenny Chesney 49 $42.5 M Musicians
#53 Steve Harvey 60 $42.5 M Personalities
#55 Luke Bryan 41 $42 M Musicians
#55 Celine Dion 49 $42 M Musicians
#55 Jay Z 47 $42 M Musicians
#58 Sofia Vergara 45 $41.5 M Television actresses
#59 Kylie Jenner 20 $41 M Personalities
#60 Bruno Mars 31 $39 M Musicians
#60 Tiesto 48 $39 M Musicians
#62 Russell Westbrook 28 $38.6 M Athletes
#63 Sebastian Vettel 30 $38.5 M Athletes
#64 Damian Lillard 27 $38.4 M Athletes
#65 Shah Rukh Khan 51 $38 M Actors
#65 Jennifer Lopez 48 $38 M Musicians
#65 The Chainsmokers 32-27 $38 M Musicians
#68 Novak Djokovic 30 $37.6 M Athletes
#69 Amy Schumer 36 $37.5 M Comedians
#70 Tiger Woods 41 $37.1 M Athletes
#71 Salman Khan 51 $37 M Actors
#71 Neymar 25 $37 M Athletes
#71 Bill O’Reilly 67 $37 M Personalities
#71 Dolly Parton 71 $37 M Musicians
#71 Ed Sheeran 26 $37 M Musicians
#76 Dwyane Wade 35 $36.2 M Athletes
#77 Fernando Alonso 36 $36 M Athletes
#77 Sean Hannity 55 $36 M Personalities
#77 Rihanna 29 $36 M Musicians
#80 Bon Jovi 66-51 $35.5 M Musicians
#80 Akshay Kumar 49 $35.5 M Actors
#82 Billy Joel 68 $35 M Musicians
#83 Dr. Dre 52 $34.5 M Musicians
#83 Florida Georgia Line $34.5 M Musicians
#83 Toby Keith 56 $34.5 M Musicians
#83 Jordan Spieth 24 $34.5 M Athletes
#87 Derrick Rose 28 $34.3 M Athletes
#88 Usain Bolt 30 $34.2 M Athletes
#89 Gareth Bale 28 $34 M Athletes
#89 Conor McGregor 29 $34 M Athletes
#89 Britney Spears 35 $34 M Musicians
#92 Kei Nishikori 27 $33.9 M Athletes
#93 Fletcher Cox 26 $33.4 M Athletes
#94 Clayton Kershaw 29 $33.3 M Athletes
#95 Chance The Rapper 24 $33 M Musicians
#95 Katy Perry 32 $33 M Musicians
#97 Carmelo Anthony 33 $32.6 M Athletes
#98 Jason Aldean 40 $32.5 M Musicians
#98 Kevin Hart 38 $32.5 M Comedians
#100 Zlatan Ibrahimovic 35 $32 M Athletes

 

 

 

 

in: News
August 21, 2017
di Fabiana