Kyler Jenner named world highest paid celebrity 2020 by Forbes

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Keeping up with the Kardashian star and cosmetics mogul Kylie Jenner has been named the world’s highest-paid celebrity for the year 2020 by Forbes, followed by her brother-in-law, rapper Kanye West.

The Make-up mogul, 23, earned $590 million following the massive earnings from the sale of 51 percent of her Kylie Cosmetics line to Coty, according to Forbes.

According to the annual list, the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star topped the list of highest-paid celebrities with a whopping $590 million earned last year.

The list shows that the world’s highest-paid celebrities earned a combined $6.1 billion before taxes and fees, a $200 million drop from 2019.

The rest of the top 10 on the Forbes list is comprised largely of athletes, with five of the eight earning their riches through sports salaries.

They are Tennis Legend Roger Federer, Christalno Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and also film producer Tyler Perry.

Federer takes the third spot overall with $106.3 million in earnings, largely from endorsement deals, including a 10-year $300 million deal with Japanese apparel brand Uniqlo.

Portuguese footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo took fourth place with $105 million, most of which comes from his $64 million annual salaries with Juventus.

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi, came in fifth with $104 million, earning $80 million a year from Barcelona along with other endorsement deals.

Movie producer and businessman  Tyler Perry took sixth place on the list with $97 million, most of his earnings came from his “Madea” film franchise. He also opened the 330-acre Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta last year and struck a deal with Viacom to own 25% of streaming service BET+.

Next on the line is Brazilian soccer star Neymar in seventh place with $95.5 million, who has a five-year contract worth $350 million.

Other celebrities that made the list include  Ariana Grande, LeBron James and Gordon Ramsay.

Here are the top 25 highest-paid celebs of 2020, according to Forbes:

  1. Kylie Jenner — $590 million

  2. Kanye West — $170 million

  3. Roger Federer — $106.3 million

  4. Cristiano Ronaldo — $105 million

  5. Lionel Messi — $104 million

  6. Tyler Perry — $97 million

  7. Neymar — $95.5 million

  8. Howard Stern — $90 million

  9. LeBron James — $88.2 million

  10. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson — $87.5 million

  11. Rush Limbaugh — $85 million

  12. Ellen DeGeneres — $84 million

  13. Bill Simmons — $82.5 million

  14. Elton John — $81 million

  15. James Patterson — $80 million

  16. Stephen Curry — $74.5 million

  17. Ariana Grande — $72 million

  18. Ryan Reynolds — $71.5 million

  19. Gordon Ramsay — $70 million

  20. The Jonas Brothers — $68.5 million

  21. The Chainsmokers — $68 million

  22. Dr. Phil McGraw — $65.5 million

  23. Ed Sheeran — $64 million

  24. Kevin Durant — $63.9 million

  25. Taylor Swift — $63.5 million