It is a family affair atop Forbes‘ 2020 list of the world’s highest-paid celebrities.
Kylie Jenner absolutely commandeered the list with a gargantuan $590-million earning. She sold 51 per cent of Kylie Cosmetics to publicly traded Coty, Inc. in January 2019 for $600 million, pocketing $540 million, pretax.
Her “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” co-star Kanye West clocked in at No. 2. The “Power” rapper earned $170 million over the last 12 months, thanks to his Adidas sneaker deal for Yeezy shoes. The Yeezy brand pulled in an estimated $1.3 billion in 2019.
Despite sitting at No. 2, West, 42, has a larger real-time net worth than Jenner, 22. West is currently valued at $1.3 billion while Jenner has to be content with $900 million.
Tyler Perry and Dwayne Johnson are the only other actors to crack the top 10, at Nos. 6 and 10, respectively. Canadians Ryan Reynolds, Shawn Mendes, and Drake landed at 18, 39, and 49, respectively.
View the top 10 below.
- Kylie Jenner, $590 million
- Kanye West, $170 million
- Roger Federer, $106.3 million
- Cristiano Ronaldo, $105 million
- Lionel Messi, $104 million
- Tyler Perry, $97 million
- Neymar, $95.5 million
- Howard Stern, $90 million
- LeBron James, $88.2 million
- Dwayne Johnson, $87.5 million