The Most Paid Persons In The Entertainment Industry

Advertisement

It is no news that the entertainment industry makes people rich in few months of huge payments. Even the Oil and Gas sector cannot match the huge payment that comes out of this industry in a matter of weeks.

Most of the persons on this list benefit from the recent development in the entertainment industry like Netflix, Spotify and other streaming platforms. Forbes researched that the first 100 persons on the list of most paid celebrities have made more than the Gross Domestic Product of three countries; Gambia, Liberia and Belize. Here is a list of the most paid persons in the entertainment world.

  1. DIDDY, (a Musician from the United States of America) with $130 million – His earnings come in from his partnership with Diageo’s Ciroc vodka and large sales of Sean John wears.
  2. BEYONCE, (a Musician from the United States of America) with $105 million.
  3. K. ROWLING, (an author from the United Kingdom) with $95 million.
  4. DRAKE, (a musician from Canada) with $94 million.
  5. CRISTIANO RONALDO, (a soccer player from Portugal) with $93 million.
  6. THE WEEKND, (Musicians from Canada) with $92 million.
  7. HOWARD STERN, (a TV personality from the United States of America) with $90 million.
  8. COLDPLAY, (Musicians from the United Kingdom) with $88 million.
  9. JAMES PATTERSON, (an Author from the United States of America) with $87 million.
  10. LEBRON JAMES, (an Athlete form the United States of America) with $86 million.
  11. Guns N’ Roses, (Musicians from the United States of America) with $84 million.
  12. Rush Limbaugh, (a Media Personality from the United States of America) with $84 million.
  13. Justin Bieber, (a musician from Canada) with $83.5 million.
  14. Lionel Messi, (a soccer player from Argentina) with $80 million.
  15. Phil McGraw, (a media personality from the United States of America) with $79 million.
  16. Ellen DeGeneres, (a TV personality from the United States of America) with $77 million.
  17. Bruce Springsteen, (a musician from the United States of America) with $75 million.
  18. Adele, (a musician from the United Kingdom) with $69 million.
  19. Jerry Seinfeld, (a comedian from the United States of America) with $69 million.
  20. Mark Wahlberg, (an actor from the United States of America) with $68 million.
  21. Metallica, $66.5 million (Musicians from the United States of America) with $66.5 million.
  22. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, (an actor from the United States of America) with $65 million.
  23. Roger Federer, (an athlete from Switzerland) with $64 million.
  24. David Copperfield, (a magician from the United States of America) with $61 million.
  25. Kevin Durant, (an athlete from the United States of America) with $60.6 million.
  26. Garth Brooks, (a musician from the United States of America) with $60 million.
  27. Elton John, (a musician from the United Kingdom) with $60 million.
  28. Gordon Ramsay, (a media personality from the United Kingdom) with $60 million.
  29. Ryan Seacrest, (a media personality from the United States of America) with $58 million.
  30. Chris Rock, (a comedian from the United States of America) with $57 million.

 

Advertisement