Forbes has released their yearly reminder of celebrities on whom people throw all the money. Yes, their list of highest paid celebrities 2017 is out! Sean Combs (P Diddy) was crowned the richest celebrity in the world with a cool $130 billion in his bank account. Beyonce and Jay Z are on the list but at very different numbers, number 2 and number 55 respectively.
Not a surprise that the Khans featured in this list. Shah Rukh Khan featured on the list at number 65 sharing that spot with songstress Jennifer Lopez and The Chainsmokers with $38million
Salman Khan with $37 million (₹238 crore) made it to the pricey list. He shares the spot with football legend Neymar and popstar Ed Sheeran.
Akshay Kumar rounds out the Indian top three at number 80 on the list with $35.5 million (₹228 crore).
Virat Kohli is the only Indian sportsman on the list, which is topped by football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. The 28-year-old batting sensation earned $22 million over the last 12 months; $3 million through salary and winnings, and $19 million through brand endorsements.
Note: Forbes earnings figures include all salaries and bonuses earned between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017. Endorsement incomes are an estimate of sponsorship deals, appearance fees and licensing income for the 12 months through June 1 based on conversations with dozens of industry insiders.
Cover picture source: dailypost