Taylor Swift Named Highest Paid Celeb


Taylor Swift is the world’s highest paid celebrity, according to the newly-published Forbes Celebrity 100 list.

The magazine estimated the pop star grossed $185 million (all figures U.S.) over the past year – a 131 per cent increase over last year due mostly to the success of the Reputation Stadium Tour.

Swift previously topped the Forbes list in 2017.

The singer is one of four music stars who made the Top 10 – Kanye West is ranked No. 3, Ed Sheeran is at No. 5 and The Eagles hold the No. 8 spot.

Canadian music stars on this year’s list are Drake (No. 25), The Weeknd (No. 87), Shawn Mendes (No. 98) and Céline Dion (No. 100).

Also making the cut are: Elton John, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Sean Combs, Metallica, Rihanna, Travis Scott, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, BTS, Pink, Billy Joel, Bruno Mars, Jimmy Buffet, Eminem, Fleetwood Mac, Ariana Grande, Paul McCartney, The Chainsmokers, Guns N’ Roses, Jennifer Lopez, Luke Bryan, Rolling Stones, DJ Khaled, Marshmello, Lady Gaga, Dave Matthews Band, Zac Brown Band, Calvin Harris, Kendrick Lamar.