How much is Kylie Jenner pay? Kanye West earnings? Roger Federer, Lionel Messi, Dwayne Johnson? What fattened net worth this year

Young and beautiful, these celebs have added to their net worth in 2020 by tens of millions of dollars even though world was fighting corona pandemic. So, we give you the rich list 2020 showing how much pay these celebs earned in 2020 and thereby fattened their overall net worth - Kylie Jenner, Kanye West, Roger Federer, Lionel Messi, Roger Federer, Dwayne Johnson and more. 

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Dec 18, 2020, 04:48 PM IST

The world’s highest-paid celebrities earned a combined $6.1 billion before taxes and fees, a $200 million drop from 2019, after the global pandemic shuttered stadiums and silenced performances around the world, said Forbes while releasing the list for 2020. The decline was the first since 2016, the year after Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao earned nearly half a billion dollars between them from the richest fight in boxing history, it said. Here is the top 10 list with Kylie Jenner as No. 1 and Kanye as No. 2.    

 

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Kylie Jenner Pay

Kylie Jenner Pay

Reality TV star turned entrepreneur Kylie Jenner has emerged as the top earning celebrity Forbes in the list of 100 highest-Paid celebrities of 2020. Kylie Jenner, aged just 23, earned $590 million during the year. That is a cool over half a million dollars. Kylie Jenner has starred in shows like 'Life of Kylie' and ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ to name a few. Kylie Jenner beat her brother-in-law and American rapper Kanye West to bag the first position. The major chunk of Kylie Jenner income came from selling a 51% stake in her cosmetics firm to Coty in January, reported Forbes. Source: Kylie Jenner Instagram    

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Kanye West Pay

Kanye West Pay

Second position was grabbed by eccentric American rapper, record producer and fashion designer Kanye West. Singing however, was not what powered Kanye West pay. His earning for the year stood at $170 million. As per Forbes, Kanye West earned most of it from his Yeezy sneakers deal with Adidas.  

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Roger Federer Pay

Roger Federer Pay

From sports, renowned Tennis player Roger Federer became the highest-paid athlete and third highest-paid celebrity. Roger Federer income in 2020 was $106.3 million. Source: Reuters

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Cristiano Ronaldo Pay

Cristiano Ronaldo Pay

The famous Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo gained the fourth spot with $105 million earning. As per Forbes, Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed athlete on social media. Cristiano Ronaldo Instagram followers hit 200 million in 2020. Source: Reuters

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Lionel Messi Pay

Lionel Messi Pay

Another footballer to make it to the top five was Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi. His total worth for 2020 was pegged at $104 million. Lionel Messi currently plays for Barcelona which pays him over $80 million annually and has a lifelong deal with Adidas, Forbes reported.  Source: Reuters

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Tyler Perry Pay

Tyler Perry Pay

Filmmaker, actor and producer Tyler Perry with $97 million became the sixth highest-paid celebrity in the world. Source: Reuters  

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Neymar Pay

Neymar Pay

Soccer has contributed a number of players with the highest earnings. Another player is Neymar, who currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain. Neymar bagged the 7th position with $95.5 million. Source: Reuters

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Howard Stern Pay

Howard Stern Pay

With earnings of $90 million, Howard Stern is the world's highest-paid radio host and 8th highest-paid celebrity in the world. Source: Reuters  

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LeBron James Pay

LeBron James Pay

Apart from soccer, basketball too pays its stars handsomely. Four-time National Basketball Association (NBA) MVP LeBron James earned the 9th spot. LeBron James has earnings of $88.2 million.  Source: Reuters

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Dwayne Johnson Pay

Dwayne Johnson Pay

At the tenth position is actor-wrestler Dwayne Johnson, popularly known as The Rock. Dwayne Johnson had earnings of $87.5 million in 2020. Wait! Did we tell you that Dwayne Johnson is the highest-paid actor of them all? No? Well, then that is exactly what he is. India's own Akshay Kumar has found place in the actors' list by Forbes too. Source: Reuters