2017’s TOP 10 HIGHEST PAID CELEBRITIES IN THE WORLD
Forbes has released its list of highest-paid celebrities for this year 2017 either. The list are established based on ticket sales, endorsement deals, merchandising and more.
10. LeBron James
Coming in at number 10 is LeBron James, who made $86 million, moving up a spot from last year.
9. James Patterson
Bestselling author James Patterson dropped from No. 3 in 2016 to No. 9 this year, with $87 million.
In eighth place is British rock band Coldplay, with $88 million.
7. Howard Stern
Radio host Howard Stern held on to the No. 7 spot, earning $90 million this year.
6. The Weeknd
Recording artist The Weeknd made this list with $92 million.
5. Cristiano Ronaldo
Soccer star Cristian Ronaldo held on to the No. 5 spot for a second year in a row, bringing in a cool $93 million.
Drake had a very good year, earning an estimated $94 million.
3. J.K. Rowling
J.K. Rowling continues to earn thanks to the enduring “Harry Potter” franchise. In the past year, she brought in $95 million.
As one of only two celebrities to crack $100 million, the “Lemonade” singer finds herself in an even more exclusive club. Beyonce’s take for the past year was $105 million.
1. Sean Combs
Sean “Diddy” Combs topped the list for 2017 with an impressive $130 million.
Credits: to Forbes.