Forbes magazine ranked the highest paid stars of 2020. The list was published on Thursday, June 4, on the website of the publication.
The first place was taken by 22-year-old American model and founder of the cosmetics company Kylie Cosmetics Kylie Jenner. According to the magazine, she earned $ 590 million in a year. Jenner received a significant part of this amount by selling a 51% stake in her Kylie Cosmetics company to cosmetics manufacturer Coty.
American rapper Kanye West came in second. His annual earnings amounted to $ 170 million. The top three is closed by the Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, who earned $ 106.3 million.
The top ten highest-paid celebrities also include the Portuguese football player of Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo (annual earnings – $ 105 million), the Argentine striker of Barcelona Lionel Messi ($ 104 million), the American actor, founder and owner of the film studio Tyler Perry Studios Tyler Perry ($ 97 million) , Brazilian football player Paris Saint-Germain Neymar ($95.5 million), American television and radio host Howard Stern ($90 million), basketball player LeBron James ($88.2 million) and actor and wrestler Dwayne Johnson ($87.5 million) .
Earlier on May 25, Forbes reported that over the past two months, the total wealth of the 25 richest people in the world has increased by $ 255 billion, despite the coronavirus pandemic.