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Floyd Mayweather, George Clooney and Kylie Jenner are the highest-paid entertainers for 2018

Floyd Mayweather, George Cloney and Kylie Jenner tops the list of the highest paid entertainers in the world according to Forbes.

The world’s 100 top earning entertainers made a combined $6.3 billion pre tax over the last year. That figure was up 22% from last year, and has eleven entertainers cross the the $200 million mark.

.Floyd Mayweather sits atop the ranking  with $285 million in pretax earnings, most of it made on his August 2017 fight versus Conor McGregor.

George Clooney finishes second with $239 million, after the popular actor sold Casamigos, the tequila company he cofounded. The figure makes him the highestb earning actor in a year, ever.

Kylie Jenner came third, after making $166.5 million in the past year. The amount comes from her cosmetics brand which Forbes believes has her on the verge of becoming a billionaire.

The Celebrity 100 list ranks front-of-camera stars around the world using their pretax earnings from June 1, 2017 through June 1, 2018, before deducting fees for managers, lawyers and agents.

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

 

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