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FORBES Top Paid Celebrity List – SRK and AKSHAY KUMAR grab Top Spots

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International Business magazine, FORBES has released the list of Top Paid Celebrities across the globe. Indian entertainers Shah rukh khan and Akshay Kumar grabs their seats in this list. The list is topped by the famous singer Taylor Swift with earnings of around 1160 crores.

The top ten list as follows:-

Rank Celebrity Earning in Millions
1 Taylor swift $170
2 One Direction $110
3 James Patterson $95
4 Dr. Phil McGraw $88
4 Cristiano Ronaldo $88
6 Kevin Hart $87.5
7 Howard stern $85
8 Lionel Messi $81.5
9 Adele $80.5
10 Rush Limbuagh $79

Shah Rukh grabbed 86th spot with earnings of $33M and Akshay Kumar grabbed 94th spot with earnings of $31.5M.

English-Irish boy band One Direction has claimed the second spot on the list with earnings of USD 110 million.

Out of these 100 only 15 were women and the extensive geographical diversity witnesses the necessity and the craze for the entertaining celebrities.

Many sports personalities and entertainers also shot their best spots in the list, some of them as follows

  • Cristiano Ronaldo ($88M) – Footballer
  • Sebastian Vettel ($41M) – Car racer
  • Roger Federer ($68M) – Tennis champ
  • Jackie Chan ($61M) – Actor
  • Adele ($80.5M) – Singer
  • Gisele Buncdchen ($30.5M) – Super model
  • Britney Spears ($30.5M) – Singer
  • Brad Pitt ($31.5M) – Actor

With earnings of $46M, Jennifer Lawrence retains the highest paid actor in the Hollywood.

It is noted that all these world’s 100 highest-paid celebrities pulled in $5.1 billion pretax in the past 12 months which is  more than the GDP of Belize, Gambia and Bhutan together.

About  FORBES Business Magazine:
♦ Founder – B. C. Forber
♦ Headquarters – New York
♦ CEO – Michael Perlis
♦ Establishment – 1917