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Kanye West, Ariana Grande Top Forbes “Highest Paid Musicians of 2020” List

Kanye & Ariana Grande Tops Forbes Highest Paid Musicians of 2020 List

Kanye & Ariana Grande Tops Forbes Highest Paid Musicians of 2020 List

With multiple Billboard 200 chart-toppers to their respective credits, Kanye West and Ariana Grande are no strangers to seeing their names atop industry tallies.

As such, it should come as no surprise the hitmaking duo – who have made headlines for being at odds in the past – find themselves at the summit of Forbes’ ‘Highest Paid Celebrities’ list (among musicians) for 2020.

Leading a list that features the likes of Taylor Swift, Shawn Mendes, Rihanna, and more, look inside to see if your favorite star made the cut:

Forbes Highest Paid Male Musicians (2020)

  • #1 Kanye West – $170M
  • #2 Elton John – $81M
  • #3 Ed Sheeran – $64M
  • #4 Post Malone – $60M
  • #5 Marshmello – $56M
  • #6 Shawn Mendes – $54.5M
  • #7 Jay-Z – $53.5M
  • #8 Drake – $49M

Forbes Highest Paid Female Musicians (2020)

  • #1 Ariana Grande – $72M
  • #2 Taylor Swift – $63.5M
  • #3 Billie Eilish – $53M
  • #4 Jennifer Lopez – $47.5M
  • #5 Pink – $47M
  • #6 Rihanna – $46M

Highest Paid Celebrities of 2020 (Overall):

  • #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

Forbes reports the highest-paid celebrities earned a whopping $6 billion (a $200 million drop from 2019)!  See the full list by clicking here.

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