From Taylor Swift to Cristiano Ronaldo to Kevin Hart, these Celebrities among a host of others earned their spot as this year’s top paid celebrities. On the June-to-June yearly countdown put to out by FORBES, this year’s top earner was Taylor Swift with 170,000,000 US Dollars, driven in part by her very successful 1989 World Tour. Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo made 88.000.000 US dollars and comedian Kevin Hart made 87.500.000 US dollars.
FORBES Celebrity 100 list comes up every year as they evaluate “front-of-the-camera” talent across the entire entertainment world, considering pretax income from June to June. Fees for agents, managers and lawyers are not deducted. Figures are based on numbers from Nielsen, Pollstar, Box Office Mojo, Songkick and IMDB, as well as interviews with industry insiders and many of the stars themselves.
Check out the Top 10 Paid Celebrities of 2016 below and the amount of money the earned during the past June-to-June period
1 Taylor Swift $170,000,000 USA
2 One Direction $110,000,000 UK
3 James Patterson $95,000,000 USA
4 Dr. Phil McGraw $88,000,000 USA
5 Cristiano Ronaldo $88,000,000 Portugal
6 Kevin Hart $87,500,000 USA
7 Howard Stern $85,000,000 USA
8 Lionel Messi $81,500,000 Argentina
9 Adele $80,500,000 UK
10 Rush Limbaugh $79,000,000 USA
For the Full FORBES 100 Celebrity list, Click HERE
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