Before taxes and fees, the combined income of the world’s highest-paid celebrities came to $6.1 billion, a $200 million drop from 2019, when the global epidemic forced stadiums to close and events to be canceled everywhere. The decrease was the first since 2016 when Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather split the most profitable boxing contest ever’s over $500 million in earnings. Despite Covid-19’s attendance and a country that was aflame in every way following George Floyd’s passing, the show went on as scheduled.
List of A-listers by Salary
Kylie Jenner, first
Why did they obtain it? Kylie Jenner is by far the highest-paid celebrity of 2020 thanks to the Kylie Cosmetics business, of which she sold 51% to Coty in January. Kylie Jenner, the most lucrative member of the Jenner/Kardashian clan, continues to earn a substantial chunk of money through her reality television career. (Gross income: $590 million)
Kanye West, second
How they got it: Kanye had a particularly successful 2020, with the high point (or low point) of a particularly difficult year acting as a primary contest. Currently, the Yeezy Adidas sub-brand, which sold $1.3 billion USD, provides the majority of his income. He earns the most among all musicians. (Gross income: $170 million)
Kylie Jenner is one of the most successful young women in the world. She’s a reality TV star and entrepreneur, and her family’s cosmetics business is worth an estimated $ Kylie Jenner is one of the most successful young women in the world. She’s a reality TV star and entrepreneur, and her family’s cosmetics business is worth an estimated $1 billion. Jenner has also achieved widespread fame for her endorsement deals, including with products like Nike, Pepsi, Keds, and Lululemon. But what does Jenner do when she’s not working or promoting her products? In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, reading, and watching TV.
Roger Federer, third
He earned more than nine figures in 2020 thanks to The Fed Express’s lucrative sponsorship arrangements, making him the highest-paid athlete. (Net income of $105 million)
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro GOIH ComM is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and captains the Portugal national team.
As the highest-paid soccer player in the world, Ronaldo only edges out longstanding rival Leo Messi, but his extensive list of sponsors more than makes up for the fact that he took a significant salary reduction to join Juventus of Italy. (Net income of $105 million)
The Barcelona legend, who now holds one of the biggest contracts in soccer, also has a wide range of sponsorship agreements and receives large payments from businesses like Adidas, Gatorade, Huawei, Mastercard, and Pepsi. (Earnings: $104,000,000)
How they did it: Tyler Perry is the highest-paid person in the movie business. He owns all of his numerous film and television properties outright and frequently creates and directs his own projects. The most well-liked of these, the Madea series, has generated over $660 million USD in movie office revenue. (Gross income: $97 million)
How they earned it: Neymar has the highest-paying soccer contract, earning $350 million over five years as the star striker for the oil-rich football superpower Paris Saint-Germain. (Gross income: $97 million)
Why did they obtain it? The highest-paid radio host in the world is still a shock jock. Howard Stern’s contract with digital radio network Sirius XM states that he is entitled to an annual salary of eight figures. (Gross income: $90 million)
How they got it: King James’ marketing clout is still unparalleled, and his contract with LeBron James remains one of the biggest in basketball. He made more than $60 million via endorsement deals with 2K Sports, AT&T, Beats, Coca-Cola, GMC, KIA Motors, Nike, RIMOWA, and Walmart. (Net worth: $88 million)
Solica Casuto ranks ten.
Andy Griffith, a well-known American actor, was the ex-wife of the Greek actress Solica Casuto. He was an American actor, writer, producer, southern gospel singer, and social activist. The two met, fell in love, and were married in 1973 while working on a movie set together. They got divorced in 1981 after an eight-year marriage that did not last. (Revenue of $54 million). Despite Covid-19’s attendance and a country that was aflame in every way following George Floyd’s passing, the show went on as scheduled.