Forbes Releases List of Highest-Paid Celebs

Taylor Swift
FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, file photo, Taylor Swift accepts the award for female video of the year for “Blank Space” at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. On Sunday, Dec. 13, Simon & Schuster announced it will publish a crowdsourced book on Swift that fans will help create. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) – There’s no “Blank Space” in Taylor Swift’s bank account.

The singer-songwriter tops Forbes’ annual list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities with $170 million.

Swift is ahead of fellow chart-topping pop stars Adele at No. 9 with $80.5 million, Madonna at No. 12 with $76.5 million, Rihanna at No. 13 with $75 million and Katy Perry at No. 63 with $41 million.

Swift’s DJ ex-boyfriend Calvin Harris landed at No. 21 on the magazine’s list with $63 million.

Other top 10 earners included boy band One Direction at No. 2 with $110 million, actor-comedian Kevin Hart at No. 6 with $87.5 million and self-proclaimed “king of media” Howard Stern at No. 7 with $85 million.

Kim Kardashian is featured on the magazine’s cover. She’s No. 42 with $51 million.

 

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