Forbes Highest Paid Celebrity List: Kylie Jenner beats Kanye West to clinch the top spot; Dwayne Johnson becomes the highest paid actor


American media personality, model and businesswoman, Kylie Jenner has topped the highest-paid celebrity list of 2020. Forbes announced Kylie’s triumph in its Highest-Paid Celebrity List 2020. Kylie clinched the numero uno spot with a wide margin; the financial experts calculated that her earning this year was US$590 million after she sold a majority stake in her beauty brand to Coty Inc. She sold 51% stake to Coty Inc.

On the other hand, her brother-in-law and Kim Kardashian’s husband Kanye West came second in the top-earning stars of the 2020 list. His earning was calculated at an impressive US$170 million. Kanye collected most of his earnings from his Yeezy sneakers deal with Adidas.

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Tennis champ Roger Federer came in at No.3 with earnings of US$ 106.3 million and became the first tennis player to earn the spot. Federer was followed by football star Cristiano Ronaldo at No.4with US$ 105 million.

Trailing Ronaldo was football star Lionel Messi who took the fifth spot on the Forbes list by earning US$ 104 million. Tyler Perry came in at No.6 with 97 million dollars, Brazillian footballer Neymar at No.7 with $95.5 million, radio host Howard Stern at No.8 with $90 million. Basketball star LeBron James earned $ 88.2 million and came in at 9th position whereas Dwayne Johnson became the world’s highest-paid movie star with an earning of US$ 87.5 million this year and came in at No.10 in the list.

(Source: Forbes)