Taylor Swift Bests Kylie Jenner & Kanye West to Top Forbes' List of Highest-Paid Entertainers

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Taylor Swift totally shook off one of her arch enemies, Kanye West, to top Forbes' list of the highest-paid entertainers of 2019. West came in third, while his half-sister-in-law, Kylie Jenner, raked in $170 million to claim second place. (Swift earned $185 million over the last 12 months.) Sports is a form of entertainment as well, with international soccer stars making a strong showing. At any rate, here are the top 10; click on the second link for a fuller list:



  1. Taylor Swift, singer/songwriter, $185 million
  2. Kylie Jenner, reality TV & cosmetics mogul, $170M
  3. Kanye West, rapper/producer, $150M
  4. Lionel Messi, soccer, $127M
  5. Ed Sheeran, singer/songwriter, $110M
  6. Cristiano Ronaldo, soccer, $109M
  7. Neymar, soccer, $105M
  8. The Eagles, band, $100M
  9. Dr. Phil McGraw, owes Oprah everything, $95M
  10. Canelo Alvarez, boxing, $94M