Celebrities are not only famous but are also making big bucks. We all have seen celebrities with their private jets, yachts and expensive cars. The celebrities on the list are from various professions. The top two celebrities are world-famous boxers.
We look at the top 20 highest paid celebrities in 2015, according to the Forbes 100. The annual list measures the earnings of celebrities in the world over the past 12 months.
20) David Copperfield ($63 million)
This 58-year-old magician has won 15 Emmys and has 11 Guinness World Records to his credit. One of the records is selling more tickets than any other solo entertainer. David Copperfield makes money by performing at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, where he hosts a residency show.
19) Justin Timberlake ($63.5 million)
American singer, songwriter and actor Justin Timberlake has earned millions ever since his N*SYNC. He played 59 tour dates during the scoring period. He also earns by endorsing brands like Sony and Bud Light. He owns Sauza tequila.
18) LeBron James ($65 million)
LeBron James is four-time MVP. He returned to Cleveland in July 2014 when he signed a two-year $42.1 million contract after four seasons in Miami. He has signed a shorter deal instead of a four-year pact, enabling him to be a free agent again in 2016 when the NBA’s new $24 billion TV deals kick in.
17) Calvin Harris ($66 million)
Los Angeles-based DJ Calvin Harris solidified his ascent in mainstream culture by winning over the heart of Taylor Swift. They are dating. He has had a good year; he is currently the highest paid electronic dance music artist in the world.