Taylor Swift tops Forbes' highest paid celebrity list

10:33 (GMT+2) Thu, 11 Jul 2019

Washington D.C. [USA], July 11 (ANI): Singer Taylor Swift has topped the Forbes' Celebrity 100 list and emerged as the highest-paid celebrity with her 2019 estimated earnings to be over USD 185 million.

This is the second time after 2016 that Swift has risen to the top of the earning list.   

Swift's 2018 'Reputation' tour became the highest-grossing tour in the US history collecting over USD 266.1 million.

Other celebrities on the list include cosmetics mogul, Kylie Jenner at No. 2 with estimated earnings of USD 170 million, and Kanye West who stands at No.3 with earnings in excess of over USD 150 million.

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran also joined the top 5 coming in at  fifth position with USD 110 million.

No celebrity from the film fraternity made it to the top 10.  Dwayne Johnson was the first actor to appear on the list, coming in at No. 15.

Others coming in the top 20 included  Howard Stern (No. 12, with $93 million), J.K. Rowling (No. 13, with $92 million), Russell Wilson, Aaron Rodgers, LeBron James, Rush Limbaugh, Elton John (No. 19, with $84 million), and Jay-Z and Beyonce (tied at No. 20 through marriage and business alliances, with an estimated $81 million each). 


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