Do You Know Which Celebrity Has Made Most Money In 2015?
Celebrities are always in news, be it for their designer dresses or some new professional deal that they might have signed. Every such deal brings more wealth in their kitty increasing their overall worth.
Below we list top 10 highest paid celebrities of 2015.
1. Floyd Mayweather
Floyd is currently the highest paid celebrity considering the fact that he has been able to make $300 million a year from his boxing commitments. The record was previously in the name of Tiger Woods who earned $115 million in 2008 from his sports commitments.
2. Manny Pacquiao
Aged 36, many Pacquiao is a boxer who has been able to make $148 million from his boxing commitments. He earned this amount from his bouts against leading boxers during 2015.
3. Katy Perry
Katy Perry is a musician from United States and has earned $135 million from her singing engagements. Most of this amount can be attributed to her successful Prismatic World Tour as also to the Perry themed mobile game that has been created citing Katy.
4. One Direction
This boy band has also made it to the top list of richest celebrities this year. They have been able to earn $130 million and even after the departure of Zayn Malik, one of their key band members, the popularity of the group continues to rise.
5. Howard Stern
The popular radio personality, Howard Stern has been able to earn $95 million. He has been in the entertainment industry for over three decades and at the ripe age of 61 still commands a loyal radio following in United States.
6. Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks is a musician who has been able to earn $90 million from his singing engagements in United States and figures in the top 10 list of richest celebrities. He is known for his back to back shows and is still a rage at the age of 53.
7. James Patterson
James Patterson, aged 68 is an author and has earned $89 million this financial year. He is known for churning out 16 books a year and is the writer of “Alex Cross” and “Michael Bennett” series that has sold over 300 million copies since they debuted in 1976.
8. Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. has earned $80 million in 2015 and the credit goes to his role in “Avengers-Age of Ultron” and “Captain America- Civil War”. Robert is aged 50 and is based in Los Angeles, US.
9. Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift is a singer and a Philanthropist and has earned $80 million this year. Much of the credit goes to the success of her recent album “1989” which has sold over 3.6 million copies already.
10. Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano is currently the FIFA best player and has earned $79.5 million from his various appearances in soccer field as also from advertising industry. The Portuguese player has 102 million Facebook fans and 35 million Twitter followers.