Kylie Jenner Dominates Forbes’ Highest-Paid Celebs List, More Than Triples No. 2 Spot

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.

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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.

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View the top 10 below.

  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 Johnson, $87.5 million
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