Published: Fri, July 12, 2019
Entertaiment | By Minnie Bishop

Taylor Swift & Kylie Jenner Top Forbes List of 100 Highest-Paid Celebs

Taylor Swift & Kylie Jenner Top Forbes List of 100 Highest-Paid Celebs

We are firmly in the second half of 2019 and Forbes has released its annual "World's Highest-Paid Celebrities" list which features the top 100 highest-paid athletes, entertainers, personalities and more.

Akshay Kumar is up several spots in the global list from last year's, on which he was ranked 76 with earnings recorded at $40.5 million.

What's more, Akshay Kumar has been named 33rd on the list and earned $65 million previous year. It culminated in the New Year's Eve debut of a concert film on Netflix.

Forbes noted that Swift's 2018 "Reputation" stadium trek was the highest grossing tour in USA history at $266.1 million, and also that the artist benefitted from a new deal with Universal's Republic label and the sharing of proceeds from Universal's sale of its Spotify stake.

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Akshay Kumar is the only Bollywood actor to featured in Forbes" list of "The World's Highest Paid Celebrities'. The youngest billionaire, and founder of Kylie Cosmetics, Kylie Jenner made her way into the top three previous year having made an estimated US$166.5 million (AU$239 million).

At the top of the list is Taylor Swift, followed by Kylie Jenner, Kanye West, Lionel Messi, and Ed Sheeran in the top five. Apparently, her deal with the company is rumored to be worth $200 million.

The 51-year-old actor has had a blockbuster 2018-2019.

Forbes dropped its Celebrity 100 list Wednesday, and Taylor tops the charts with the biggest earnings total of her career. Cooper hit no. 43 this year, while his co-star Lady Gaga came in at no. 90 with earnings of $39.5 million.

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