Who is the richest celebrity today

The business magazine Forbes annually selects the highest paid celebrities in the world. The gap from first to second has seldom been as enormous as in 2020.

Exceptionally good performance should also be paid exceptionally well. The American business magazine Forbes has compiled a list of the 50 highest paid celebrities in the world in 2020. This includes not only the names of actors, singers or athletes, but also writers, DJs and influencers have made it into the top 50 of the world's top earners. The number 1 on the winner's podium even collected income in 2020, which makes the candidates in places 2 and 3 look like poor eaters.

50th place: Jared Goff

The American football player Jared Goff ($ 49 million). The quarterback has played for the Los Angeles Rams in the NFL since 2016 and even led his team to the Super Bowl in the 2018/2019 season. Goffs The contract runs until 2024 and could bring him up to $ 134 million in total.

49th place: Drake

The Canadian rapper and R&B singer Drake ($ 49 million). In addition to his musical activities, the Toronto superstar is an actor and TV producer. He also has his own clothing line.

48th place: Kim Kardashian

Reality star and businesswoman Kim Kardashian ($ 49.5 million). As a reality queen has Kardashian built her own empire together with her family. From cosmetics to clothing brands - there is hardly an industry in which Kim does not have their finger in the game.

47th place: BTS

The South Korean boy band BTS ($ 50 million). The superstars of the music genre K-Pop conquered the international charts with their 34.2 million fans on Instagram alone. With their song "Dynamite" they are the first K-Pop group to be nominated for a Grammy.

46th place: Jerry Seinfeld

US stand-up comedian, actor, and writer Jerry Seinfeld ($ 51 million). His field became famous through the series "Seinfeld" named after him and became a major player in the global comedy scene. It won an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award, among others.

45th place: Simon Cowell

British music and film producer Simon Cowell ($ 51 million). The Londoner is the pioneer of the casting shows and among other things the co-founder and jury member of “Britains's Got Talent” and “The X Factor”. He also plays a major role in the American versions of the formats.

44th place: Rory McIlroy

The Northern Irish professional golfer Rory McIlroy ($ 52 million). McIlroy has won four major wins in golf and has been voted PGA Player of the Year and PGA Tour Player of the Year, among others. He is also the namesake of several video games.

43rd place: Billie Eilish

The US singer Billie Eilish ($ 53 million). Billie Eilish is the absolute top newcomer of the past few years and won four awards at the Grammys 2020. She does pop, trap and indie rock, among other things.

42nd place: Jay-Z

US rapper and music producer Jay-Z ($ 53.5 million). The star rapper is still considered one of the most influential hip hoppers in the world and is also very successful as an entrepreneur. According to Forbes, he's already made a billion-dollar fortune.

41st place: Lewis Hamilton

The British racing driver Lewis Hamilton ($ 54 million). The new record world champion in Formula 1, who set Michael Schumacher's record with seven titles. He also holds the records for most wins, podiums and pole positions.

40th place: Vin Diesel

US actor and film producer Vin Diesel ($ 54 million). Vin Diesel became famous worldwide for his leading roles in the "Fast and the Furious" series and cemented his status in films such as "Triple X".

39th place: Shawn Mendes

The Canadian pop singer and songwriter Shawn Mendes ($ 54.5 million). Landed with each of his three studio albums Mendes # 1 on the US charts and Canada. Together with his girlfriend Camila Cabello, he released the third most successful song of 2019, "Senorita", in 2019.

38th place: Sean Combs

US rapper, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer Sean Combs, also known as Puff daddy ($ 55 million). P-Diddy was considered one of the figureheads of hip hop on the American east coast in the nineties. In the past few years he has also tried his hand at being an actor.

37th place: Ben Affleck

The US actor, film director, screenwriter and two-time Oscar winner Ben Affleck ($ 55 million). Last was Affleck to be seen as Batman on the screens of the world - in 2017 he “won” the Golden Raspberry for the film “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”.

36th place: Russel Westbrook

US basketball player Russell Westbrook ($ 56 million). Westbrook signed a five-year deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2018 that could bring him up to $ 206 million in total. In the meantime he has been traded to the Washington Wizards.

Rank 35: Marshmello

US record producer and DJ Marshmello ($ 56 million). The musician, who can keep his identity largely secret with his mask, made his worldwide breakthrough in 2016 with the album "Alone". In 2019 he appeared for the wrestling shows of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), among others.

34th place: Tyson Fury

The British boxer Tyson Fury ($ 57 million). The controversial one Tyson Fury is among other things the conqueror of Wladimir Klitschko and WBC champion. He won the title in February 2020 by beating Deontay Wilder.

33rd place: Mark Wahlberg

US actor, singer and film producer Mark Wahlberg ($ 58 million). In 2020 he starred in the films “Spenser Confidential”, “Good Joe Bell” and “Scooby! Fully embellished ”with. He even got involved as a producer on “Spenser Confidential”.

Rank 32: The Rolling Stones

The English rock band founded in 1962 The Rolling Stones ($ 59 million). They topped the German charts in 1968 as well as in 2020 - no band was older at this success.

31st place: Carson Wentz

The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback: Carson Wentz ($ 59.1 million). Wentz won the Super Bowl with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2017, but was not on the field. Due to an injury, he had to give way to his backup Nick Foles.

30th place: Ryan Seacrest