Taylor Swift, Kylie Jenner top Forbes list of highest-paid entertainers

Taylor Swift, Kylie Jenner top Forbes list of highest-paid entertainers

Forbes' estimated the pre-tax earnings from June'18-June'19 to compile the list and declared that the world's 100 highest paid celebrities pulled in $6.3bn pretax over the past year.

The magazine estimated the 29-year-old singer's pretax income to be around $185 million-a 131% percent increase compared to the $80 million she reportedly raked in last year.

The septet went through the globe-trotting concert tour after releasing its fourth studio album "Map of the Soul: Persona" in this April. At No. 5, the rankings return to Swift allies with Ed Sheeran, her former opening act and duet partner, who earned $110 million.

Last year, as per the magazine, Akshay earned 40.5 million United States dollars or INR 276 crores.

Not only did Taylor Swift top the list, but she also beat out Kylie Jenner and Kanye West, who came in No. 2 and 3 respectively. Forbes reports Yeezy made an estimated US$1 billion in sales a year ago alone. Swift and Jenner are the only women to reach the Top 10 of the list, while there are only 16 females in the whole top 100 list.

Taylor Swift is immensely popular, so it wouldn't be surprising to learn that she is the highest-paid musician in the world. Whereas, his wife Kim Kardashian booked the 26th spot.

Her inclusion on the list proved controversial, with many claiming her "billionaire" status derived in part from her famous family.

Footballers Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar also feature in a top 10 alongside rock veterans The Eagles and TV personality Dr Phil.

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran also joined the top 5 standing at the fifth position with United States dollars 110 million. This year marked a few big changes after key players that missed out on previous lists made huge jumps in 2019.



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