Forbes released the list of World's Highest-Paid Celebrities of 2016

Posted on:13 Jul 2016 18:14:17
Forbes released the list of World's Highest-Paid Celebrities of 2016
13 July 2016 Current Affairs: Forbes has 2016 released the list of world's highest-paid celebrities of 2016 on 11 July. The list is also termed as Celebrity 100.

The key factors that are taken into account to rank the celebrities include income, Google hits, fan base, press clips and magazine covers.

The list, which ranks 100 celebrities from all over the globe, was topped by Taylor Swift with earnings of 170 million US dollars.

Music band One Direction grabbed the second position with earnings of 110 million US dollars. Author James Patterson was ranked third with earnings of 95 million US dollars.

In 2015, the list was topped by boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

  1. Taylor Swift     170 Million US dollar

  2. One Direction  110 Million US dollar

  3. James Patterson  95 Million US dollar

  4. Dr. Phil McGraw   88 Million US dollar

  5. Cristiano Ronaldo  88 Million US dollar

  6. Kevin Hart   87.5 Million US dollar

  7. Howard Stern  85 Million US dollar

  8. Lionel Messi 1.5 Million US dollar

  9. Adele  80.5 Million US dollar

  10. Rush Limbaugh  79 Million US dollar


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