Sunday 25 August 2019

Highest paid celebrities

Music sales are down, but some artists are still coining it, according to Forbes in the U.S. Musicians are in the majority in their annual top 100 list of highest paid celebrities, although boxing commands the top two spots. Garth Brooks ranks six, raking in $90m even without those Croke Park concerts. Here's the top ten, and their income over the past year:

1 Floyd Mayweather ($300 million)

2 Manny Pacquiao ($160 million)

3 Katy Perry ($135 million)

4 One Direction ($130 million)

5 Howard Stern ($95 million)

6 Garth Brooks ($90 million)

7 James Patterson ($89 million)

8 Robert Downey, Jr. ($80 million)

9 Taylor Swift ($80 million)

10 Cristiano Ronaldo ($79.5 million)

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