Thanks to the widespread endorsements and social media networks, celebrities have been able to become some of the highest earning individuals out there in the world. You will be able to find a lot of familiar faces and names among them. You will get shocked to see how much these celebrities are earning per year.
The list of highest earning celebs change every year. However, few of them are lucky enough to survive in the list. Here is a list of the highest earning celebs in 2018. We have done a research on the celeb net worth and carefully prepared this list, so that we can assure that we are bringing you with the most accurate figures.
1. Floyd Mayweather
Floyd Mayweather is an American martial artist and he has been able to secure the #1 position in the list of highest earning celebs in 2018. His annual earnings is over $285 million. He was able to increase his net worth massively after the victory of notorious fight, which took place with Conner McGregor. This is one of the most memorable fights in the boxing history, which generated a total revenue of over $550 million.
2. George Clooney
The American actor, George Clooney has been able to secure the second place in the list of rich celebs. However, acting alone didn’t make him get into the second place of this list. He recently purchased a tequila company from Diageo. The revenue earned from this business venture helped him to become one of the wealthy celebs in the world.
3. Kylie Jenner
Kylie Jenner is an entrepreneur, model and a TV personality. This 20 year old celeb has been able to secure the third place in the list of wealthy celebs due to the diverse set of talents that she possess. In fact, she was the youngest woman to get into the list of wealthiest self-made ladies in the country. The reality TV show, Life of Kylie, is the secret behind her success. In addition, she is successfully leading business ventures in makeup and fashion industry, along with the assistance of her sister.
4. Judy Sheindlin
By profession, Judy Sheindlin is a court judge and a prosecution lawyer. However, she is a TV presenter as well, which made him get into the list of richest celebs. The annual earnings of Judy Sheindlin is over $147 million. She is hosting the longest running courtroom show in TV. She has been hosting this TV show since 1996 and it is her biggest source of income.
5. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
The 46 year old actor became extremely popular in 2018 due to his appearance in several box office hits, such as Skyscraper and Jumanji: Welcome to Jungle. With that, he has been able to secure a position in the list of wealthy celebs. The annual earnings of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is over $124 million. He has been able to get himself to a league, which sets him above all other actors in the industry.
With an annual earning over $115 million, Coldplay also belongs into the list of highest earning celebs in 2018. These Irish musicians have been able to come into the list of highest earning celebs for the very first time. That’s because they went on a 52-date tour, which made them perform in some of the leading destinations all around the world.
7. Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi can be considered as the second highest paid athlete in the entire world. As of now, he is playing for the Argentina National Team and Barcelona FC. He was able to portray his peak performance in 2018, where he scored 51 goals alone. The endorsements that Lionel Messi has with EA Sports, Pepsi, Adidas and Samsung have contributed a lot towards his celeb net worth.
8. Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran is a musician who is popular in every corner of the world. This 27 year celeb has been able to win four Grammy awards as well. He has been lucky enough to become the highest earning single for the year 2018. He recently went on a tour around the world, which contributed a lot towards his net worth. In addition, he also launched his third music album recently.
9. Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo is a football legend and he has been an idol for both women as well as men for over a decade. He recently signed a new contract with the Real Madrid FC at $50 million. His annual earnings for this year is over $108 million. The lifetime endorsement that he signed with Nike also contributed a lot towards his net worth and annual earnings in this year.