Plenty Of Music, Radio People On 2015 Forbes 'Celebrity 100' List
July 1, 2015 at 4:37 AM (PT)
FORBES' "Celebrity 100" list of the "world's highest-paid celebrities" of 2015 is out, and some radio and music superstars are, as always, on the list.
While boxers FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. and MANNY PACQUIAO top the list this year at $300 million and $160 million, respectively, KATY PERRY is next with $135 million, ONE DIRECTION is fourth, and HOWARD STERN is in fifth place. GARTH BROOKS takes sixth place on the heels of his sold-out concert tour, and TAYLOR SWIFT is in ninth place.
RUSH LIMBAUGH may be taking some hits on the affiliation and public relations front, but his earnings ($79 million) are good enough for 11th place. THE EAGLES follow in the 14th position, CALVIN HARRIS edges out LEBRON JAMES for 17th, and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is in 19th place.
SEAN "P DIDDY" COMBS is tied for 21st with RYAN SEACREST and GORDON RAMSAY, FLEETWOOD MAC is 24th, LADY GAGA is 25th, the ROLLING STONES are 26th, ED SHEERAN is 27th, JAY Z is 28th and his wife BEYONCÉ is 29th, ELTON JOHN sits in 31st place, TOBY KEITH is 32nd, and PAUL MCCARTNEY takes 35th place.
MICHAEL BUBLÉ is the 45th highest earner, JASON ALDEAN is 47th, LUKE BRYAN 48th, KENNY CHESNEY 49th, BRUNO MARS 52nd, DRAKE 54th, FOO FIGHTERS 58th, TIM MCGRAW 59th, and DAVID GUETTA 60th.
FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE rolled up in 61st place, with JIMMY BUFFETT and TIESTO tied for 62nd, DR. DRE at 72nd, MAROON 5 at 73rd, ZAC BROWN BAND and PHARRELL WILLIAMS tied at 78th, EMINEM and BRITNEY SPEARS tied at 82nd, SEAN HANNITY in 89th, and MIRANDA LAMBERT and her husband BLAKE SHELTON tied at 95th.