Taylor Swift tops list of highest paid celebs

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Taylor Swift has topped this year’s list of the world’s highest paid celebrities, according to Forbes.

The pop singer was estimated by Forbes to have earned $185m in the year beginning 1 June 2018.

Second on the list is Kylie Jenner with an estimated $170m, with Kanye West close behind in third with earnings of $150m.

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran landed in fifth place, pulling in $110.

There are only 16 women in this year’s top 100, which also includes Beyonce at 20 with $81m, Ariana Grande at 62 with $48m, Jennifer Lopez at 76 with $43m, Lady Gaga at 90 with $39.5m and Celine Dion at 100 with $37.5m.

Scarlett Johansson was given a boost this year for her role in “Avengers: Endgame,” placing her at 47 with $56m.

Johansson is one of six “Endgame” heroes on the list, which also includes Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr, Bradley Cooper, Chris Evans and Paul Rudd.

Their collective earnings total around $340m.

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