Taylor Swift Is the Highest Paid Celebrity in 2019

  • Celebrity
Taylor Swift Is the Highest Paid Celebrity in 2019

Pop singer Taylor Swift topped the list of highest-paid celebrities for 2019 with a pretax income of $185m, according to Forbes.

Only 16 women made it into the top 100.

Model Kylie Jenner came second ($170m) with other women also making it to the list such as JK Rowling in number 13 ($92m), Beyonce in twentieth position ($81m), comedian Ellen DeGeneres, socialite Kim Kardashian West, Scarlett Johansson, singers Rihanna, Katy Perry and Pink.

As for the highest-paid male celebrities, rapper Kanye West got the third position in the list with $150m in earnings, Messi came fourth ($127m), English singer Ed Sheeran came fifth ($110m), football star Cristiano Ronaldo ($109m) and footballer Neymar ($105m) ended up in sixth and seventh spots respectively.

Forbes ranks the celebrities using their pretax earnings from 1 June, 2018 through to 1 June, 2019 before deducting fees for managers, lawyers and agents.

Source: Kataeb.org