Well this year the race to earn more and more money is won by young singer Taylor Swift. Taylor Swift becomes the world highest paid celebrity, as begins the Lover era at No. 1 on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list. She is pulling in pretax income of $185 million over the past year. This is her biggest earnings total yet. Her estimated pay grew 131%, after clocking in at $80 million in 2018. Besides that the singer has beaten the cosmetic Queen Kylie Jenner. But Kylie Jenner has net worth of $ 1 billion.
The annual Forbes Celebrity 100 list also saw 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.
Taylor Swift Highest Paid Celebrity
According to the news, the pop singer has topped the Celebrity 100 before in 2016. She captured the No. 1 spot with $170 million, courtesy of The 1989 World Tour. Touring continues to play a crucial role in Swift’s road to the top.
The Reputation Stadium Tour surpassed her own 1989 World Tour as the highest-grossing in the U.S., raking in $266.1 million domestically. Beside that Swift, get the millions from her Reputation Stadium tour in 2018, as well as Netflix’s streaming of the tour, and her new deal at Republic Records.
It says that the bulk of Swift’s 2018/19 earnings is likely to derive from her Reputation stadium tour, which Forbes adjudged to be the highest-grossing tour in US history.
On the other hand, Social media and reality TV star Kylie Jenner is ranked second on the list with an estimated pre-tax pay packet of $170m (£136m). Earlier this year, Jenner earned a place on Forbes’ list of the world’s richest self-made women thanks to an estimated net worth of around $1 billion (£800m). Her inclusion on the list proved controversial, with many claiming her “billionaire” status derived in part from her famous family.