American model and businesswoman, Kylie Jenner has emerged as the highest-paid celebrity of 2020, beating the likes of Kanye West, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and other stars in a recently-published Forbes list.
She is followed by her brother-in-law, Kanye West in the list of top-earning stars globally for the year 2020. Financial experts have calculated Kylie’s earnings this year to be USD 590 Million. Her earnings were largely because she sold the majority the stake in her beauty brand to Coty Inc.
Kanye West was a far second, with his earnings for the year calculated at USD 170 Million. Most of his earnings were from his Yeezy Sneakers deal with Adidas.
Besides Kylie Jenner and Kanye West, Roger Federer becomes the first tennis player to go as far as 3rd position, beating top football stars like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi with a small margin on the latest Forbes list.
The tennis icon earned a total of 106.3 million and is followed by Portuguese footballer, Ronaldo. Cristiano Ronaldo sits at number 4 with USD 105 million and is above long term football rival, Lionel Messi in 5th Position with USD 104 Million.
Other celebrities who were featured by Forbes and rounded-up the top 10 list were Tyler Perry with USD 97 million, Neymar (USD 95.5 million), Howard Stern (USD 90 million), basketballer, LeBron James (USD 88.2 million) and popular actor, Dwayne Johnson (USD 87.5 million).