“Forbes” magazine revealed the list of the most profitable celebrities in the first half of 2020, who are still highly paid for their artistic and advertising activities, despite all the global economic conditions.
1- American reality TV star Kylie Jenner topped the list of the most profitable celebrities in the first half of 2020, with profits exceeding $ 590 million, after she sold 51% of her cosmetic company to Coty.
2- American hip-hop singer Kanye West, husband of reality TV star Kim Kardashian, came second, and his earnings totaled more than $ 170 million, from his Yeezy sneaker deal with Adidas.
3- Tennis legend Roger Federer ranked third on the list, with Federer’s earnings exceeding $ 106.3 million for 2020, and is the first tennis player to win first place among athletes on the highest-paid list.
4- Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo ranked fourth with profits of $ 105 million, from business deals and ads on social media, in addition to his salary from Juventus Sports Club.
5- Argentine Lionel Messi is ranked fifth, he has a current contract with Barcelona, he pays him $ 80 million annually, he also has a deal with Adidas, and he established his own clothing line last year, and his profits exceed $ 104 million.
6- Tyler Perry, Oprah Winfrey ‘s content maker, surpassed $ 97 million in 2020.
His profits from his work in the creative field (directing, producing and writing). He also created his own studio, called Tyler Perry Studios, and generates huge profits annually.
7- Brazilian football player Neymar is ranked seventh in the highest-paid list for 2020, with profits exceeding $ 95.5 million.
8-American broadcaster Howard Stern ranked eighth on this list, with profits exceeding $ 90 million in 2020.
9- The professional American basketball player, LeBron James, is one of the highest paid athletes in the world, and is ranked ninth in the 2020 list, with profits exceeding $ 88.2 million.
10-Dwayne Johnson, the American actor and wrestler known as “The Rock”, earned more than $ 87.5 million in the first half of 2020.
Johnson is known to be one of the highest paid actors ever, thanks to the massive profits he makes at the box office.