Who’s the Highest-Paid Celebrity? You Might Be Able to Guess

Jul 11, 2016  •  Post A Comment

Forbes magazine has just published its 2016 Celebrity 100, listing the world’s highest-paid celebrities, and at the top of the list is Taylor Swift. The pop superstar brought in a record $170 million from June 2015 to June 2016, Forbes reports.

Among her achievements, she smashed the Rolling Stones’ record of $200 million in North American tour receipts, grossing a quarter-billion for her 1989 World Tour.

Swift came in well ahead of No. 2, which went to the pop group One Direction with $110 million. Author James Patterson placed third with $95 million, followed by a tie for No. 4 between Dr. Phil McGraw and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo at $88 million.

Comedian Kevin Hart had a good year, placing sixth on the list with $87.5 million — and becoming the first comedian to outearn Jerry Seinfeld, according to Forbes.

Please click on the link near the top of this story to read Forbes’ full report.


  1. Who knew there was gold in them there hills of tweener romantic breakups?

  2. Yup. She gots some nice hills alright.

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