Forbes released their annual list of the biggest money makers of the year including athletes, entertainers, and authors. Take a look at the staggering wealth of some of the surprising chart toppers.
Not exactly a shocker that Jenner makes the list, due to her high earning cosmetics brand, but her actual earnings are eye-popping, with an annual take of $590 million this year.
Second on the list, but making nearly 3.5 times less than his much younger sister-in-law is the rapper/presidential write-in candidate who’s Yeezy brand racked in $1.3 billion in sales.
KANYE 2024 pic.twitter.com/Zm2pKcn12t
— ye (@kanyewest) November 4, 2020
The make of the Madea franchise ranked sixth on the list with a reported $97 million in income from his various TV and movie projects.
This is what a midlife crisis looks like. I’m 51, single and wondering what the next chapter in my life will look like. Whatever it looks like I’m going to walk with God, be the best father and… continued: https://t.co/gLHyNwRauG pic.twitter.com/3eXzXU2BEb
— Tyler Perry (@tylerperry) December 17, 2020
The shock-jock is the highest paid radio host and ranks eighth on the list with $90 million in annual revenue from his deal with Sirius XM.
— New York Post (@nypost) December 19, 2020
King James pulled in more than sixty million in endorsement deals with Nike, AT&T, and GMC among others, which combined with his NBA contract put $88.2 million in his pocket this year.
— LeBron James (@KingJames) November 7, 2020
The Rock ranks tenth on the list with a cool $87.5 million as the highest paid actor in Hollywood.
30yrs ago today, he made his iconic #SurvivorSeries debut.
Like EVERYONE – I was in awe as a rookie in the @WWE when his first words pierced my soul as he walked in the dressing room and said, “Muthafucka” True story ?
Honored to share the ring w you, my brother. #ThankYouTaker pic.twitter.com/ULlppOQlCa
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) November 22, 2020
The Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient earned $85 million from his gig as a conservative commentator.
Praying for you Rush . You are the man ???? pic.twitter.com/R3A3A2wNsP
— Anthony5150 (@Anthony51507) December 17, 2020
The most financially successful author in the world sold 5 million copies of his books this year for a take of $80 million.
— James Patterson (@JP_Books) November 26, 2020
The highest paid female musician of the year raked in $72 million despite not being able to tour this year.
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) December 18, 2020
Despite being Hell in the kitchen, the TV restaurateur made $70 million this year off the 50% sale of his North American media holding company.
Gordon Ramsey kinda vibe today pic.twitter.com/d6g9z7q3Mr
— mentally (t)ill(e) (@tille_vb) December 18, 2020