“Forbes” Released Its Annual List of the 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities

KYLIE JENNER may not be a billionaire yet, but she’s still well on her way.  And now, she’s #1 on the “Forbes” Celebrity 100 list of the highest-paid entertainers, after making $590 million over the past year.

“Forbes” just released this year’s list yesterday.  Here’s the Top 10 . . .

1.  “Self-made” NON-billionaire Kylie Jenner,  $590 million

2.  Kanye West,  $170 million

3.  Tennis stud Roger Federer,  $106.3 million

4.  Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo,  $105 million

5.  Soccer star Lionel Messi,  $104 million

6.  Tyler Perry,  $97 million

7.  Soccer star Neymar,  $95.5 million

8.  Howard Stern,  $90 million

9.  LeBron James,  $88.2 million

10.  Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson,  $87.5 million

ANGELINA JOLIE came in 99th, with a mere $35.5 million.  Underachiever.  (???)  She did just beat out #100, Egyptian soccer player MOHAMED SALAH, who made $35.1 million.

Angelina is just one of two actresses to make the list.  The other is Sofia Vergara, who is #71 with $43 million.  But she earned half of her take from endorsements and licensing.  So that’s $78.5 million for these two women.  

But there are NINE male actors on the list, and their combined earnings are MUCH higher . . . $545.5 million.  A lot of the other ladies on the list, like J-LoAriana Grande, and Lady Gaga, have dabbled in acting but primarily have singing careers.

By the way, “Forbes” pointed out that the world’s highest-paid celebrities earned a combined $6.1 billion before taxes and fees, which is a $200 million drop from 2019.

And some of that DOES have to do with the COVID-19 pandemic, because the numbers are current.  They include pre-tax earnings from June of last year through last month . . . before deducting fees for managers, lawyers, and agents.

(Check out the complete Celebrity 100 list, here.)

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