WEB DESK: The pop singer Taylor Swift lands the number 1 spot on the Forbes 2019 Celebrity 100 list, her highest earnings year yet.
Forbes estimates the 29-year-old singer made $185m (£148m) in pre-tax earnings in the year beginning 1 June 2018.
Swift last topped Forbes’ Celebrity 100 in 2016, when her pre-tax earnings were calculated to be $170m (£136m).
Social media and reality TV star Kylie Jenner is ranked second on the list with an estimated pre-tax pay packet of $170m (£136m).
Rapper Kanye West earns third place in this year’s rundown, having made an estimated $150m (£120m) in 2018/2019.Footballers Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar also feature in a top 10 alongside rock veterans The Eagles and TV personality Dr Phil.
Ed Sheeran, who is placed fifth in the list, is the highest-ranking Briton with estimated pre-tax earnings of $110m (£88m).
The Indian actor Akshay Kumar has secured the 33rd place in the list with the income of $ 65 million.