World’s Highest Paid Celebrities who make millions through their talent
We all have our list of favorite actors, athletes, singers, musicians, etc who we adore with all our hearts. Not only do these rocking celebs are blessed with great talent owing to which they have a massive fan following across the globe but they are also paid fat cheques the amount of which can go beyond your imagination. Yes, these celebrities make a lot of money and enjoy a lifestyle no less than that of the royals. These people are loved all over the world for their work, talent and their enormous capacity to keep the masses hooked. From handsome mansions to the most expensive cars and of course a hefty bank balance, they have it all! Here we arrest 8 of highest paid celebrities in the world who have money raining on them. Take a look!
1 Floyd Mayweather
The highest paid boxer on the planet ranks top on our list of the Highest Paid Celebrities in the World. His $300 million yearly income breaks all records when it comes to athlete earnings which was previously topped by Tiger Woods. Mayweather ‘s fight with Manny Pacquiao on May 2 crushed many financial records and is expected to gross at least $600 million. The boxer is also linked with endorsements from popular brands like Burger King, Hublot and FanDuel.
2 Manny Pacquiao
This boxing star’s $125 million payday against his bout with Floyd Mayweather got him into our list of the Highest Paid Celebrities. His income boosted further with endorsement deals with big brands including the likes of Nestle’s Butterfinger, Foot Locker, Nike and Wonderful Pistachios.
3 Katy Perry
This “Roar” fame singer comes as the first female in our ultimate list of the Highest Paid Celebs on the planet. She owes it mostly to her Prismatic World Tour during which she is known to gross more than $2 million per city. She had a run of 126 shows out of which 75 were held overseas and she also managed to pool in $20 per head in merchandise sales. Endorsement deals with Covergirl, Claire’s and Coty also add up to her riches.
4 Robert Downey Jr.
With Avengers: Age of Ultron grossing $240 million in China, we have our very own Robert Downey Jr. earning double digit millions for his role as Iron Man in this iconic movie. Downey enjoys a career high payday of $80 million.
5 Vin Diesel
The cult movie Furious 7, had superstar Vin Diesel banking a whopping $47 million. The film raked $1.5 billion worldwide out of which $400 million came from China where it became the highest grossing film ever. The entire Fast and the Furious franchise has just made Vin Diesel a name to reckon with.
6 Howard Stern
A popular voice on the airwaves and a co-host of America’s Got Talent, Howard Stern has an eight digit payday,something which is not even in the destiny of famous Hollywood actors. Being a radio royalty in America, Stern has made a mark with his F-bombs, his prickliness and his power to leave the audience mesmerized for nearly 3 decades.
7 Garth Brooks
This country legend has a great line of followers across the globe, reason enough for this sensational star to return to stage post his semi-retirement. His concert tours are the ones that bring in the big bucks and Brooks has been garnering $1 million at each stop. This is primarily due to the reason that he is being able to perform back to back shows on the same night and in the same arena.
8 James Patterson
Our author in our list of Highest Paid Celebrities, James Patterson truly deserves a mention. This busiest penman churns out around 16 books each year with his co-authors. Debuting in 1976, Patterson has sold more than 300 million copies ever since. Popularly known for his adult crime thrillers, “Michael Benett” and “Alex Cross” are his famous works. Two of his popular books, “ The Thomas Berryman Number” and “Zoo” are all set to be turned into TV Shows by CBS.
So, this list of the rich and famous is just a sneak peek into the lives of these 8 celebrities who are a favorite with millions. Hope these celebs continue to entertain us with their never ending talent!