Forbes Reveals List Of Highest Paid Celebrities of 2016

By Lisa Stanley

Forbes Magazine has named the world’s highest earning celebrity for 2016.

Here are your ten highest earning celebrities for the year:

10.  Rush Limbaugh earning $79 million
9.  Adele surprisingly only earned $80.5 million
8.  Lionel Messi, a soccer player from Argentina, he earned $81.5 million
7.  Shock Jock Howard Stern came in 7th place earning $85 million last year in part to his judging seat on ‘America’s got Talent’
6. Kevin Hart earning a whopping 87.5 million last year
4. (Tie) Dr. Phil earned $88 million
4. (Tie) Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo also earned $88 million
3.  Author James Patterson earned $95 million dollars
2.  One Direction, even though they have all gone a different direction, they earned $110 million last year
1.  “The Mobile Mogul” Taylor Swift! She earned 170 million dollars last year, in part thanks to her world tour!

Last year’s list the #1 earner boxing star Floyd Mayweather whose 300 million earnings in 2015 put him on top! Not so much this year.


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