In the world of sports and entertainment, where competition has increased with newcomers joining in, there are certainly some of the well-known celebrities to date who still stand on the top position. Now be that good pay they have got so far or the great work, you will be surprised to know that these are the people who surely have been earning pretty well. But how many of you really know who these people are. Maybe you have seen them on TV, but do you know their struggle and efforts which they took to reach the place where they are now.
What the research says?
As per the research made and the list that was available on Forbes, it is quite clear that some of the celebrities are still leading on the top as the highest-paid ones while some are ranked high for the current year only. Forbes though has unveiled the yearly list of 2020, but there is no surprise to the fact that the year for such celebrities has recently proved to be lucky in terms of earning fame and success. Some of them that are listed below may not comes a surprise to you while some may leave in shock. In spite of the uncertainty occurring in the economic era or the pandemic crises, here are some of the celebrities who are still earning quite big bucks.
The race of who earned the most:
To be precise, the celebs who earned the most and which are listed below have the earning mentioned before the tax and fees deduction. Although Kylie Jenner is still on the top with the $590m to her name, let us not ignore the fact that Kayne West is another popular personality who is also ranking on the top. There are also some Indian celebrities like Akshay Kumar who is listed amongst the only Bollywood actor amongst the international celebrities to be one of the highest-paid personalities. Other than this, Kim Kardashian and Howard Stern to name some are also leading ones.
Though here we are not really covering up all the celebrities some of the top-notch ones, don’t forget that the competition is still cutthroat. You never know the one who are leading, for now, may not be on the list next year. While the ones who were on the last spot may come out to be the top ones in the list next year. In the end, it all depends on the love and support with fame which their respective fans give to them. So embrace yourself to explore the journey of some of the magnificent actors, who really made it to the top this year and hopefully shall continue to be on the top in terms of not just their net worth but also to get good work.
Well, there must hardly be any person who is not aware of this great personality. Jackie Chan is one of the finest actors that Hollywood must have got so far. But his acting skills along with a martial art have given him a reward that he absolutely deserves. The net worth of Chan has been estimated at more than $40 million which surely is not a tiny one. Well, the number which you just read is only of the movies. He has also been doing some cameo and other guest appearances and sponsorship ads from which he has earned quite a well.
Chan is not just an actor but also a producer. His impressive acting resume also adds up to him being a fine singer too. The American audience is quite familiar with his appearances in movies like Rush hour which is one of the popular ones in Hollywood. Talking about his production, Chan has produced many films and also owns and co-owns a wide range of producing companies that include Jackie and Willie, JCE movies limited, and Jackie and JJ productions to name some.
Scarlett Johansson is another finest actress which Hollywood has got and surely loved by all. She has also been ranked amongst the top personalities in Forbes list who is best paid. She was also nominated for the same last year as well. At just age of 34 years, this actress owns $56m (£45.7m) lands land and has also been listed after seventh-placed male actor Adam Sandler. Talking about her net worth she has earned more than $20.9m which surely crossed of what she earned in the year 2018. The credit for this shall definitely go to the success of Avenger endgame which surely increased her fan base too.
Needless to say, she started her acting from quite a young age and has done multiple shows and movies. She was also in one of the finest parts of the ‘Home Alone’ and after that, she never saw back. She is one of the highest-paid personalities who is known for her great acting and good heart.
We all know who Roger Federer is this famous sports personality is indeed one of the highest-paid celebrities who have been listed in Forbes. This fine tennis player is said to be ranked third with more than earning of $106.3 million. In the past few years, However, if you consider his net worth, it is quite a loft one with nearly $450 million per Celebrity Net Worth with overall career earning has been nearly $900 million. But he not earns only all of it from his sports but also beyond that he has been working hard. He is one of the highly endorsed people who has been dealing with watchmaker Rolex and even Japanese clothing company Uniqlo. Other well-known brands he has worked with are Credit Suisse, Barilla, Wilson, Gillette, and Mercedes-Benz to name some.
Dwayne Johnson is not just a fine actor but also a great champion in his field of wrestling. He surely had struggled quite a lot to earn the name of Rocky. But that was not it. This fine actor is said to be one of the highest-paid one in today’s time who has earned nearly $89.4 million that don’t count taxes and any kind of fees too. In the year 20189, Forbes even listed him as one of the top 5 highest-paid actors. After the tally of the list was done, consider the earning from 2019 to the current span of the pandemic situation, he still stands on the top position.
Dwayne Johnson appeared in the comedy yet a thriller movie called Jumanji surely changed the viewpoint for the actor entirely. His fans could see his side of comedy and surely loved it too. After the release of Jumanji, this fine actor had a great jump in earning $23.5 million upfront salaries. Besides he has been earning pretty great from every episode of HBO’s “Ballers say around $700,000 which surely is not a tony amount at all.
Cristiano Ronaldo is one such famous personality who is not just popular amongst men but has won millions of females’ hearts as well across the globe. This fine actor grew up in the middle-class family in Madeira, Portugal. But his passion for football has got him today where he is. He has always been playing forward on Spain’s Real Madrid FC for more than 9 years now. But after that, he signed a 4-year contract with the Italian Serie A club Juventus. He has also played for the Portuguese national team. This famous Portugal and Juventus footballer are said to be one of the richest people with quite a high net worth. He has been spotted amongst the highest celebrities with a net worth of $450 million. It is believed that this fine actor has made an extra $109 million in the current year and surely is soon going to break the records of those who are standing ahead of him in this list.
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Kanye Omari West
This popular American rapper, producer, and fashion designer has been ranked amongst the top 5 by Forbes as the highest earned celebrity so far. He has not just earned fame being a husband to Kim Kardashian but also his music has got him the best of the place where he is now. He has been playing music from different genres be it the soul, hip hop, electro, baroque pop, synth-pop, gospel, indie rock or even the industrial.
He started with the production career in mid of the 90’s era. Earlier he worked only on making the bats for the burgeoning local artists. But his success did not stop him there. He eventually created a style that included spending up the vocal samples from the classic soul recording. At the age of just 19, he came up with the first production and he also managed to produce eight tracks which were down to earth and even the Grav some of the popular ones. Talking further about his net worth, it is estimated that the singer has $1.3 billion which of course is quite more than his sister Kylie.
Well, what should we say about this famous basketball star. This man surely knows the struggle he has got to be at the place where he is now. Needless to say, he is now been also listed amongst the top of the highest-paid international celebrities. Don’t be surprised to know that he has been constantly seen each year on this list. As per the estimation made by Forbes magazine, it is believed that LeBron has a net worth of around $450 million. Besides, he has also been earning more than $765 million from his business interests.
James is one of the finest champions of NBA who has won the title as the Miami heat member in the year 2012 and 13 as well. He has also won the title with Cleveland Cavaliers in the year 2016. With such great fame, James at age of 36 is said to be the highest-earning player with a record if nearly record $92 million in the 12 months. This Los Angeles Lakers star has its own business empire right from the time he entered the league in the year 2003. Besides, it is believed that he also been earning an additional $55 million from endorsement deals.
Lionel Messi is another fantastic player who has been listed on the top amongst the best of the players you can come across with great earnings. This argentine Talisman is said to have made his own fortune with of course hard work. Previously he played for the Blaugrana and now if you look, he has been one of the highest-earning sports personalities in the world. In the season of 2018-19, he was known to be holding all the duties of being the Barcelona captain right after Andres Iniesta left the captain. It is believed that Argentina forward is the highest-paid player to date with the net worth estimated to be around £309m ($400m).
7Soccer star Neymar is also ranked to be the top-earning personality with $95.5 million earnings. Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior who is popular by the name of Neymar is said to have around 70% of his pay from Paris Saint-Germain while he has also been earning rest from the endorsement. Born in the south-east of the Sao Paulo state Neymar started his career at the club Portuguesa and in 2003 he moved to Brazilian giant Santos and made his first-team in 2009 when he was just 17 years old.
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Now that you have gone through the best of the celebrities who are pretty high this year, let us not forget the other soon upcoming celebrities too. Surely the competition is quite high. But the way these people are striving hard to stay on top. It surely is going to be a challenge for others to overpower them in terms of monetary. These celebs are not just known for the high net worth but also they are well appreciated by the people ad have a huge fan following who wants to see them always on the entertainment box. So what do you guys think about this?