On Wednesday, the highest paid entertainer in the world was announced by Forbes. This was part of a list that saw not only music stars but included ALL entertainers, including soccer stars Christiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi and reality tv entertainer Kylie Jenner, who is both one of the richest on this list and declared by Forbes as the youngest billionaire in the world.
Forbes used the period of June 2018 to June 2019 to calculate these pre-tax profits for the entertainers on this list.
Biggest Earner: Taylor Swift made $185 million dollars last year.
But the entertainer who made the most money last year was no other than Taylor Swift, cashing in at $185 million dollars!
Amazingly enough, most of this revenue comes from actual performing, since these days most music can be downloaded illegally by her younger demographic, musical talents these days must perform to earn the big bucks.