Forbes' highest-paid entertainers list, released on Wednesday, ranks 100 celebrities including musicians, film stars, athletes, personalities and comedians.
Swift tops the list having earned a pretax income of $185 million over the past year due to her Reputation World Tour, deal with Netflix to air a Reputation tour special, endorsement deals with Apple, AT&T and Diet Coke and her new record deal with Republic Records and Universal Music Group.
The singer previously topped the same list in 2016 with $170 million. Swift is set to release her seventh studio album titled Lover on Aug. 23.
Jenner follows close behind with $170 million due to her Kylie Cosmetics makeup line and distribution deal with retailer Ulta. West arrives in third with $150 million with a majority of his earnings coming from his Yeezy sneaker line with Adidas.
Our #Celeb100 cover star, Kanye West, comes in at No. 3. A majority of his pay comes from his Yeezy sneakers in partnership with Adidas, which pays him a per-shoe royalty of 15% on wholesale pic.twitter.com/Os0SQVjU9k— Forbes (@Forbes) July 10, 2019
The rest of the Top 10 include Lionel Messi with $127 million, Ed Sheeran with $110 million, Cristiano Ronaldo with $109 million, Neymar with $105 million, The Eagles with $100 million, Dr. Phil McGraw with $95 million and Canelo Alvarez with $94 million.
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