Kylie Jenner has officially topped the Forbes list of the highest-paid celebrities in 2020 with her earnings of $590 million after she sold a majority stake in her beauty brand to Coty Inc.
Kylie Jenner’s brother-in-law, Kanye West, came in second by making $170 million. Most of the rapper’s earnings were due to his partnership with Adidas. Roger Federer with a net worth of $106.3 million came third, being the first tennis player to earn the top spot among athletes on the list.
Three streaming giants doled out $300 million to stars on the list, including Ryan Reynolds (No. 18, $71.5 million), Billie Eilish (No. 43, $53 million) and Jerry Seinfeld (No. 46, $51 million), with Netflix paying out more than two thirds of that.
Cristiano Ronaldo with a sum of $105 million and bagging fourth place, became the first team player to earn $1 billion during his career, with Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi following in fifth.
Director Tyler Perry ($97 million), Neymar ($95.5 million), world’s highest paid radio host Howard Stern ($90 million) and Four-time NBA MVP LeBron James ($88.2 million) came in sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth on the list respectively.
Number ten was none other than Dwayne Johnson, better known as ‘The Rock’ and who is the world’s highest-paid actor thanks to big paydays for forthcoming films Black Adam and Red Notice.