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Taylor Swift Is the World’s Highest-Paid Movie star of 2019—However Kylie Jenner Is not Far Behind

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Congratulations are to ensure that Taylor Swift

Forbes launched its record of the highest 100 highest-paid entertainers on the planet on Wednesday, and the 10-time Grammy winner landed the highest spot.

The journal estimated the 29-year-old singer’s pretax earnings to be round $185 million—a 131 p.c enhance in comparison with the $80 million she reportedly raked in final 12 months.

An enormous portion of this fortune got here from the artist’s Repute Stadium Tour. In keeping with the publication, the live performance collection grossed $266.1 million—making it the highest-grossing tour in U.S. historical past.

Nonetheless, Kylie Jenner wasn’t far behind the “ME!” star when it got here to 2019 earnings. In keeping with Forbes, the make-up mogul pulled in $170 million in pretax earnings over the previous 12 months. The truth is, Forbes not too long ago named her the youngest self-made billionaire.

A number of of Jenner’s well-known members of the family made the record, too—together with Kanye West, who secured the no. three spot with a 2019 estimated web work of $240 million, and Kim Kardashian, who landed the 26th spot with reported earnings of $72 million this 12 months. Jenner’s boyfriend, Travis Scott, secured a spot, too—coming in at no. 39 with estimated earnings of $58 million. 

Swift additionally had a couple of acquainted faces on the record—together with her pal Ed Sheeran, who snagged the no. 5 spot with an estimated $110 million in earnings—and her ex Calvin Harris, who got here in at no. 95 with reported earnings of $38.5 million.

Different artists on the record included Beyoncé (no. 20 with $81 million), Rihanna (no. 36 with $62 million), Ariana Grande (no. 62 with $48 million) and Woman Gaga (no. 90 with $39.5 million).

Forbes additionally listed the estimated 2019 earnings of a number of athletes—together with Cristiano Ronaldo and Aaron Rodgers—in addition to these of a number of film stars, together with Chris Hemsworth, Bradley Cooper and Dwayne Johnson.

In keeping with the publication, the rankings of those “entrance of the digital camera” stars have been primarily based on their estimated pretax earnings from June 1, 2018 to June 1, 2019—earlier than deducting charges for managers, attorneys and brokers. Forbes calculated these figures primarily based on knowledge from quite a few sources, together with ComScore and Nielsen Music, and interviews with the celebrities.

To see the total record, go to Forbes.com.

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