Mayweather, Kylie Jenner, Ronaldo, Messi make Forbes’ list of highest-paid entertainers

Posted on Jul 18 2018 - 4:30am by admin

Floyd Mayweather, Lionel Messi, Christiano Ronaldo, Kylie Jenner and other celebrities have made it to the newly-released Forbes list of World’s Highest-Paid Entertainers 2018.

Floyd Mayweather tops the ranking with $ 285 million in pre-tax earnings, almost entirely on the strength of his August 2017 fight versus Conor McGregor.

George Clooney finishes second with $ 239 million, while Kylie Jenner pulled in $ 166.5 million to claim the No. 3 spot, courtesy of her cosmetics empire.

Judge Judy Sheindlin’s $ 147 million put her at No. 4 – buoyed by the sale of her TV library for $ 100 million, while Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson rounds out the top five with $ 124 million thanks to blockbusters like the newly-released Skyscraper.

Others on the list include U2, Coldplay, Lionel Messi, Ed Sheeran, Cristiano Ronaldo.

According to Forbes, the Celebrity 100 list ranks front-of-camera stars around the globe using their pre-tax earnings from June 1, 2017 through June 1, 2018.

See full list below:

1. Floyd Mayweather $ 285
2.George Clooney $ 239
3.Kylie Jenner $ 166.5
4. Judy Sheindlin $ 147
5. Dwayne Johnson $ 124
6.U2 -$ 118
7. Coldplay- $ 115. 5
8. Lionel Messi – $ 111
9. Ed Sheeran – $ 110 M
10. Cristiano Ronaldo $ 108 M
11. Bruno Mars $ 100 M
12. Conor McGregor $ 99M
13. Neymar $ 90M
13.Howard Stern $ 90 M
15. Ellen DeGeneres $ 87.5 M
16. James Patterson $ 86M
17. LeBron James -$ 85.5 M
18. Rush Limbaugh -$ 84.5 M
19Katy Perry- $ 83 M
20Robert Downey Jr.53$ 81 M
21. Taylor Swift -$ 80 M
22. Dr. Phil McGraw- $ 77.5 M
23.Roger Federer- $ 77.2 M
24. Stephen Curry- $ 76.9 M
25. Jay-Z- $ 76.5 M
26. Ryan Seacrest- $ 74 M
27. Guns N’ Roses-$ 71 M
28. Roger Waters-$ 68 M
29. Matt Ryan- $ 67.3 M
30. Kim Kardashian West- $ 67 M
31. Chris Hemsworth-$ 64.5 M
32. Sean Combs- $ 64 M
33. David Copperfield- $ 62 M
33. Gordon Ramsay- $ 62 M
35.Beyoncé Knowles36$ 60 M
36. Matthew Stafford- $ 59.5 M
37. Kendrick Lamar-$ 58 M
38. Jerry Seinfeld- $ 57.5 M
39. Kevin Hart- $ 57 M
39. The Weeknd- $ 57 M
41. The Eagles- $ 56M
42. J.K. Rowling52$ 54M
43. Kevin Durant29$ 53.7M
44. Depeche Mode-$ 53 M
45. Luke Bryan42$ 52 M
45. Pink- $ 52 M
47. Jimmy Buffett- $ 51 M
47. Lewis Hamilton- $ 51M
49. Lady Gaga- $ 50 M
50. Calvin Harris – $ 48 M
51. Paul McCartney- $ 47.5 M
51. Russell Westbrook- $ 47.5 M
53. Drake – $ 47 M
53. Foo Fighters-$ 47 M
53. Jennifer Lopez- $ 47 M
56. James Harden- $ 46.4 M
57. Elton John- $ 46 M
57. Metallica-$ 46 M
59. Garth Brooks -$ 45.5 M
59. Jackie Chan- $ 45.5 M
59. The Chainsmokers-$ 45.5 M
62. Canelo Alvarez -$ 44.5 MNA
63. Steve Harvey -$ 44 M
64. Simon Cowell -$ 43.5 M
64. Billy Joel $ 43.5 M
66. Tiger Woods $ 43.3 M
67. Drew Brees $ 42.9 M
68. Sofía Vergara $ 42.5 M
69. Sebastian Vettel $ 42.3 M
70. Derek Carr $ 42.1 M
71. Will Smith $ 42 M
72. Rafael Nadal $ 41.4 M
72. Alex Smith $ 41.4 M
74. Phil Mickelson $ 41.3 M
75. Jordan Spieth $ 41.2 M
76. Scarlett Johansson- 40.5 M
76. Akshay Kumar- $ 40.5 M
78. Adam Sandler- $ 39.5 M
79. Damian Lillard- $ 39.2 M
80. Anthony Joshua-$ 39 M
80. Rolling Stones-$ 39 M
82. Salman Khan52$ 37.7 M
82. Rory McIlroy29$ 37.7 M
84. Kris Jenner- $ 37.5 M
84. Rihanna $ 37.5 M
84. Bruce Springsteen $ 37.5 M
87. Kenny Chesney $ 37 M
87. Trumaine Johnson $ 37 M
89. Imagine Dragons- $ 36.5 M
90. Jimmy Garoppolo $ 36.2 M
91. Kyrie Irving $ 36.1 M
92. Sean Hannity $ 36 M
93. Giannis Antetokounmpo $ 35.5
93. J. Cole-$ 35.5 M
93. Blake Griffin29$ 35.5 MNA
96. Ryan Tannehill29$ 35.2 MNA
97. Von Miller29$ 35.1 M
98. Dave Chappelle44$ 35 M
98. Dr. Dre53$ 35 M
98. Nas $ 35M

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