The highest-paid celebrities-2018: athletes, actors, and Kylie Jenner [Forbes]
The youngest of the Kardashian family debuted in the ranking, and the third line.
American magazine Forbes has published an annual ranking of the highest paid celebrities and athletes. Most in 2018 earned American 41-year-old boxer Floyd Mayweather. According to the magazine, his income amounted to 285 million dollars, of which 275 million Mayweather got for the fight with Conor McGregor. Then the boxer earlier won in the tenth round.
Second place is a 57-year-old actor George Clooney c 239 millions of dollars in revenue. Music the money Clooney earned not thanks to the movie. The millions of dollars he has brought a premium brand of tequila Casamigos, one of whose founder it is. In 2017, the alcohol giant Diageo bought the brand Casamigos for $ 1 billion.
Clooney in the advertisement for his tequila. Photo: social networks
In the third row of 21-year-old Kylie Jenner is the youngest of the family Kardashian. She first came to rating and graced the cover of Forbes. Thanks to her makeup line, and Kylie is earned to $ 166.5 million dollars. While her famous older sister Kim Kardashian is only 30 place ranking with an income of $ 67 million.
Forbes named Jenner the youngest of all the self-made woman (women who made themselves). However, in social networks objected, saying Jenner was born into a wealthy family and to call her self-made well, not.
Fourth place with earnings of $ 147 million is a 75-year-old judge Judy Sheindlin, whose grandfather, incidentally, was a Ukrainian. Since 1996, she has his own talk show “Judge Judy”. Her project is one of the most popular daytime programs in the history of American television. From Sheindlin’s even a star on the walk of fame in Hollywood.
Judy Sheindlin. Photo: REUTERS
On the fifth line 46-year-old Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson is one of the highest paid actors of our time. In 2018, he earned 124 million dollars. The lion’s share was the fee for the movie “Jumanji: a jungle”.
Irish band U2 with 118 million dollars income ranked sixth. This team has more than 40 years, but they continued to collect stadiums. Money musicians earned round of thanks to “Joshua Tree Tour”, dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the release of the eponymous album.
In seventh place is another popular British band Coldplay. Their tour A Head Full Of Dreams Tour was one of the most successful in the history of music. The team won in 2018 of 115.5 million dollars.
On the eighth line of the rating 31-year-old Lionel Messi and his $ 111 million of income. Football club Barcelona pays him $ 80 million a year, the rest of the money it gets by advertising.
Lionel Messi. Photo: social networks
27-year-old British singer ed Sheeran takes the ninth place. After the success of the song Shape of you want to see it in all the music venues in the world. Sheeran earned in 2018 is $ 110 million. Not bad, considering that five years ago about him no one knew.
The top ten closes the 33-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo, who last week moved from “real-Madrid” “Juventus”. Cristiano earned in 2018 108 million dollars. As a player he is paid a lot less than Messi – only $ 50 million per annum. But in the advertisement Ronaldo has no equal.