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The 5 Richest Women in Entertainment

The money magazine Forbes presented its annual list of the highest-earning celebrities. Do you want to know who are the 5 richest women in the showbiz world? Read all the details below!

  • Pop star Taylor Swift, last year’s top earner was knocked off the top.
  • The top 5 celebrities cashed in more than $850m between them.
  • Sixteen female stars made it onto Celebrity 100 ranking of the highest-paid performers in the world, according to Forbes.

5. JK Rowling - $60m

JK Rowling prolific author

The Harry Potter author is the second-highest paid author in the world behind James Patterson.

4. Taylor Swift - $63.5m

Taylor Swift the queen of pop music

Pop princess Taylor Swift scooped up millions thanks to her deal with Universal's Republic Records for her new studio album “Lover” released in 2019.

3. Ariana Grande - $72m

Ariana Grande the richest female musician on 2020

Diva Ariana Grande’s Sweetener World Tour in 2019 boosted her wealth by $146 million. The superstar is the wealthiest female musician on the 2020 celebrity ranking.

2. Ellen DeGeneres - $84m

Ellen DeGeneres the world's highest-paid comedian

The stand-up comedian, whose famous talk show is her main source of income, made her the second highest rewarded female on the list. She takes home an eight-figure check from hosting her show. The talk show host has also pocketed millions producing series like "Little Big Shots."

1. Kylie Jenner - $590m

Reality TV star Kylie Jenner is at the top of the list, earning a huge amount of money in comparison to her rivals. The amazing increase in her fortune is due to her clever decision to sell part of her company Kylie Cosmetics to Coty Inc. for $600 million. Forbes has named the deal as one of the “biggest celebrity cashout of all times”.


Corey Robertson

Corey Robertson is an American journalist and writer. She has over 20 years experience in the movie industry. A pretzels fan who loves Hollywood romantic comedies and a walk in the park. + info

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