Forbes Top 100 highest paid entertainers

June 12, 2017

Forbes just announced their Top 100 Highest Paid Entertainers of 2016 and Sean Combs sits atop the list.


Combs (aka Diddy), earned $130M in 2016 to be crowned king. Last year he was 22nd. It’s said that his income was from a recent US tour, a vodka marketing deal, and selling off 1/3 of his Sean John clothing line.

The second and third spots were Beyonce & Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling.


Check out the full top 10 below.

  1. Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs – $130m (£102m)
  2. Beyonce – $105m (£82.7m)
  3. JK Rowling – $95m (£74.8m)
  4. Drake – $94m (£74.06m)
  5. Cristiano Ronaldo – $93m (£73.2m)
  6. The Weeknd – $92m (£72.45m)
  7. Howard Stern – $90m (£70.86m)
  8. Coldplay – $88m (£69.33m)
  9. James Patterson – $87m (£68.53m)
  10. LeBron James – $86m (£67.8m)


Kylie Jenner made her debut at #59 (from earnings off her clothing line & appearances of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”).


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