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03.09.2020 Celebrity

Forbes Releases 2020 Highest-paid Celebrities List, Kanye West, Kylie Jenner As Top

Kylie Jenner and Kanye West
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Kylie Jenner and Kanye West

Forbes has released the 2020 edition of its annual Top 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities.

Topping the list for this year are Kylie Jenner and her brother-in-law, Kanye West, making $590 million and $170 million, respectively.

Collectively, all the 20 stars from both the football and entertainment industries making it on the list this year raked in a reported $6.1 billion before taxes, a $200 million drop from 2019.

The 23-year-old Kylie Jenner who is an entrepreneur made US$590 million due to the 51 per cent sale of her Kylie Cosmetics company to Coty Inc.

On the other hand, Kanye West who is already a billionaire earned $170 million after making most of his earnings from his Yeezy sneakers deal with Adidas.

Others who made up the Top five are: tennis player Roger Federer who earned $106 million, soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo who raked in $105 million, and fellow soccer player Lionel Messi $104 million.

Here is the complete list of Top 20 stars who made Forbes' Highest-Paid Celebrities List 2020:

1. Kylie Jenner: $590 million

2. Kanye West: $170 million

3. Roger Federer: $106 million

4. Cristiano Ronaldo: $105 million

5. Lionel Messi: $104 million

6. Tyler Perry: $97 million

7. Neymar: $95.5 million

8. Howard Stern: $90 million

9. LeBron James: $88.2 million

10. Dwayne Johnson: $87.5 million

11. Rush Limbaugh: $85 million

12. Ellen DeGeneres: $84 million

13. Bill Simmons: $82.5 million

14. Elton John: $81 million

15. James Patterson: $80 million

16. Stephen Curry $74.4M

17. Ariana Grande $72M

18. Ryan Reynolds $71.5M

19. Gordon Ramsay $70M

20. Jonas Brother $68.5M


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