Taylor Swift emerges as highest-paid celebrity on Forbes Celebrity 100 list

Kylie Jenner & Kanye West Ride High in Forbes’ 2019 List of Highest Earning Entertainers

Akshay Kumar, who is giving his phenomenal contribution to the world of cinema, stands as the only Indian celebrity to attain a place in the on Forbes' Highest-Paid Entertainers' list. Swift had previously topped the list in 2016, with the help of her 1989 World Tour.

-J.K Rowling (#13) and James Patterson (#28) are the only authors on the list, with Rowling making a majority of her earnings from Harry Potter inspired theme-parks, theatre productions and films. Her brother in law Kanye West nabbed No 3 with an estimated $140 million in earnings; his wife and Jenner's sister Kim Kardashian brought in $72 million, landing her at No. 26. He also makes "millions for endorsement deals with over 20 brands". Kylie's boyfriend Travis Scott made the list as well, hitting no. 39 with $58 million. No doubt, he is called one of the biggest superstars of the country and earns huge profits every year.

According to a report in Hindustan Times, following Taylor in the second spot is reality show star and beauty mogul, Kylie Jenner with earnings of $170 million.

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Akshay landed on the 33rd spot with the earnings of $65 million in the past year.

West might have become famous for his music, but he made his way onto this year's list because of his Yeezy sneaker line with Adidas, which is expected to do $1.5 billion in sales in 2019. The Khiladi of Bollywood is the only B-town actor who managed to find a spot in this coveted list thereby joining the likes of Hollywood celebrities like Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Ed Sheeran and others. Like the Eagles, the bulk of his earning came from his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.

The magazine calls Akshay "Bollywood's top-earning star", with an earning of at least 5-10 million USD (Rs 35-70 crore) per film.

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