The highest-paid celebrity in Hollywood is one of the revelations in the just-released Celebrity 100 list from Forbes magazine. Although she comes in third behind two boxers — No. 1 Floyd Mayweather and No. 2 Manny Pacquiao — pop singer Katy Perry is Hollywood’s highest-paid star.
Perry’s income over the past 12 months is calculated at $135 million — below Mayweather’s $300 million and Pacquiao’s $160 million, with both boxers’ earnings fueled by their hotly hyped May 2 bout.
Perry places just ahead of No. 4 One Direction, with the pop group posting earnings of $130 million.
Rounding out the top 10: Howard Stern at No. 5 with $95 million; Garth Brooks, No. 6, $90 million; James Patterson, No. 7, $89 million; Robert Downey Jr. and Taylor Swift, tied at No. 8, $80 million; and Cristiano Ronaldo, No. 10, $79.5 million.