Highest-Paid Entertainers 2019: Taylor Swift Ranks 1st, Akshay Kumar Secures 33rd Spot

Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan have failed to find their names in the World’s 100 highest-paid superstars list. Talking about the last year’s list, Salman Khan had ranked 82nd position on the list with his earning of $37.7 million. While Shah Rukh Khan, who had featured in 2017’s highest-paid entertainers is nowhere to be found in this year’s list.

Taylor Swift secured top in the list for highest paying and the second position is bagged by reality TV star, Kylie Jenner with the earning of $170 million. Jenner was crowned the youngest self-made billionaire by Forbes last year. The position in the list of highest paid celebrities 2019 is bagged by Kylie’s brother-in-law and singer Kanye West.

Akshay Kumar secured the 33rd spot with the earnings of $65 million in the list of World’s 100 highest paid superstars of 2019. He defeated the likes of Rihanna, Jackie Chan, Bradley Cooper, and others to win the spot. Taylor, on the other hand, beat them all with her earnings of $185 million.

The list of Forbes Celebrity 100 also has the names of soccer stars Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar among the top 10, along with British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran and 1970s soft rock band The Eagles, who embarked on a new tour in 2018.

The list of World’s 100 highest paid celebrities has been formed by estimating pre-tax earnings from June 2018-June 2019, before deducting fees for managers, based on data from Nielsen, touring trade publication Pollstar, movie database IMDB and interviews with industry experts and many of the celebrities themselves. As per the magazine, the world’s 100 highest-paid celebrities pulled in $6.3 billion pretax over the past one year.

Here’s is the list of World’s 10 Highest-Paid Entertainers 2019

  • Taylor Swift: $ 185 million
  • Kylie Jenner: $170 million
  • Kanye West: $150 million
  • Lionel Messi: $127 million
  • Ed Sheeran: $110 million
  • Cristiano Ronaldo: $109 million
  • Neymar: $105 million
  • The Eagles: $100 million
  • Dr. Phil McGraw: $95 million
  • Canelo Alvarez: $94 million

Check out the full list of World’s 100 highest paid superstars of 2019 here.

Written by Ashutosh Kumar

He studied software engineering but wanted to be a writer since born. So, he followed his passion and ended up being a reporter for PoopBite. He has a very deep-seated interest in all current affairs topics whatsoever. He is also a passionate photographer.

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