Mayweather, Kylie Jenner, Ronaldo, Messi make Forbes’ list of highest-paid entertainers

Floyd Mayweather, Lionel Messi, Christiano Ronaldo, Kylie Jenner and other celebrities have made it to the newly-released Forbes list of World’s Highest-Paid Entertainers 2018.

Floyd Mayweather tops the ranking with $285 million in pre-tax earnings, almost entirely on the strength of his August 2017 fight versus Conor McGregor.

George Clooney finishes second with $239 million, while Kylie Jenner pulled in $166.5 million to claim the No. 3 spot, courtesy of her cosmetics empire.

Judge Judy Sheindlin’s $147 million put her at No. 4 – buoyed by the sale of her TV library for $100 million, while Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson rounds out the top five with $124 million thanks to blockbusters like the newly-released Skyscraper.

Others on the list include U2, Coldplay, Lionel Messi, Ed Sheeran, Cristiano Ronaldo.

According to Forbes, the Celebrity 100 list ranks front-of-camera stars around the globe using their pre-tax earnings from June 1, 2017 through June 1, 2018.

See full list below:

  1. Floyd Mayweather $285
    2.George Clooney $239
    3.Kylie Jenner $166.5
  2. Judy Sheindlin $147
  3. Dwayne Johnson $124
    6.U2 -$118
  4. Coldplay- $115. 5
  5. Lionel Messi – $111
  6. Ed Sheeran – $110 M
  7. Cristiano Ronaldo $108 M
  8. Bruno Mars $100 M
  9. Conor McGregor $99M
  10. Neymar $90M
    13.Howard Stern $90 M
  11. Ellen DeGeneres $87.5 M
  12. James Patterson $86M
  13. LeBron James -$85.5 M
  14. Rush Limbaugh -$84.5 M
    19Katy Perry- $83 M
    20Robert Downey Jr.53$81 M
  15. Taylor Swift -$80 M
  16. Dr. Phil McGraw- $77.5 M
    23.Roger Federer- $77.2 M
  17. Stephen Curry- $76.9 M
  18. Jay-Z- $76.5 M
  19. Ryan Seacrest- $74 M
  20. Guns N’ Roses-$71 M
  21. Roger Waters-$68 M
  22. Matt Ryan- $67.3 M
  23. Kim Kardashian West- $67 M
  24. Chris Hemsworth-$64.5 M
  25. Sean Combs- $64 M
  26. David Copperfield- $62 M
  27. Gordon Ramsay- $62 M
    35.Beyoncé Knowles36$60 M
  28. Matthew Stafford- $59.5 M
  29. Kendrick Lamar-$58 M
  30. Jerry Seinfeld- $57.5 M
  31. Kevin Hart- $57 M
  32. The Weeknd- $57 M
  33. The Eagles- $56M
  34. J.K. Rowling52$54M
  35. Kevin Durant29$53.7M
  36. Depeche Mode-$53 M
  37. Luke Bryan42$52 M
  38. Pink- $52 M
  39. Jimmy Buffett- $51 M
  40. Lewis Hamilton- $51M
  41. Lady Gaga- $50 M
  42. Calvin Harris – $48 M
  43. Paul McCartney- $47.5 M
  44. Russell Westbrook- $47.5 M
  45. Drake – $47 M
  46. Foo Fighters-$47 M
  47. Jennifer Lopez- $47 M
  48. James Harden- $46.4 M
  49. Elton John- $46 M
  50. Metallica-$46 M
  51. Garth Brooks -$45.5 M
  52. Jackie Chan- $45.5 M
  53. The Chainsmokers-$45.5 M
  54. Canelo Alvarez -$44.5 MNA
  55. Steve Harvey -$44 M
  56. Simon Cowell -$43.5 M
  57. Billy Joel $43.5 M
  58. Tiger Woods $43.3 M
  59. Drew Brees $42.9 M
  60. Sofía Vergara $42.5 M
  61. Sebastian Vettel $42.3 M
  62. Derek Carr $42.1 M
  63. Will Smith $42 M
  64. Rafael Nadal $41.4 M
  65. Alex Smith $41.4 M
  66. Phil Mickelson $41.3 M
  67. Jordan Spieth $41.2 M
  68. Scarlett Johansson- 40.5 M
  69. Akshay Kumar- $40.5 M
  70. Adam Sandler- $39.5 M
  71. Damian Lillard- $39.2 M
  72. Anthony Joshua-$39 M
  73. Rolling Stones-$39 M
  74. Salman Khan52$37.7 M
  75. Rory McIlroy29$37.7 M
  76. Kris Jenner- $37.5 M
  77. Rihanna $37.5 M
  78. Bruce Springsteen $37.5 M
  79. Kenny Chesney $37 M
  80. Trumaine Johnson $37 M
  81. Imagine Dragons- $36.5 M
  82. Jimmy Garoppolo $36.2 M
  83. Kyrie Irving $36.1 M
  84. Sean Hannity $36 M
  85. Giannis Antetokounmpo $35.5
  86. J. Cole-$35.5 M
  87. Blake Griffin29$35.5 MNA
  88. Ryan Tannehill29$35.2 MNA
  89. Von Miller29$35.1 M
  90. Dave Chappelle44$35 M
  91. Dr. Dre53$35 M
  92. Nas $35M
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