Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Queen Bey Tops Forbes' highest earning celebrity

The "Drunk in Love" singer has nabbed the No. 1 spot on Forbes' Celebrity 100 list, the mag's annual ranking of the world's most powerful celebrities. So just how much money did Bey rake in over the past year? According to Forbes, Jay Z's other half made a whopping $115 million!

LeBron James came in second place with $72 million and Dr. Dre nabbed third with—wait for it—$620 million! Rounding out the top 10 is Oprah Winfrey ($82 million), Ellen DeGeneres ($70 million), Jay Z ($60 million), Floyd Mayweather ($105 million), Rihanna ($48 million), Katy Perry ($40 million) and Robert Downey Jr. ($75 million).

This is the first year that Beyoncé has topped the list since she made her debut on the it in 2004. The Celebrity 100 list measures estimated earnings and fame to compile a ranking of the most powerful celebrities from the worlds of movies, television, music, sports, books and modeling.

Picked from eonline

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