Taylor Swift Tops Forbes' List Of The Highest Paid Celebrities
July 12, 2016 at 4:01 AM (PT)
FORBES is out with its annual list of top-paid celebrities, and music and media are well represented. In fact, TAYLOR SWIFT tops the list with a reported $170 million earned in 2015.
ONE DIRECTION was at #2 with $110 million in income. HOWARD STERN is listed at #7, with an estimated $85 million, ADELE lands at #9, earning $80.5 million, RUSH LIMBAUGH at #10 at $79 million.
MADONNA is at #12 -- earning $76.5 million for the year, RIHANNA was tied at #13 with $75 million dropped into her checking account. GARTH BROOKS made $70 million, earning him a #15 ranking. Classic Rockers AC/DC and THE ROLLING STONES were at #17 and #18 with $67.5 and $66.5 respectively.
SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is #25 with $56.5 earned, JUSTIN BIEBER was just behind at #26 with $56 million, tied with by KENNY CHESNEY. RYAN SEACREST landed at #30 with $55 million deposited into his bank account.
See the full list here.