Home / Tag Archives: Forbes

Tag Archives: Forbes

Beyoncé is Music’s Highest Paid Woman According to Forbes

Beyoncé has been named Forbes’ highest-paid woman in music for this year after she raked in $105 million from June 2016 until June 2017. The 36-year-old pop star dropped to second place on Forbes’ annual rankings last year, but regained the top spot this time around with estimated earnings of ...

Read More »

Emma Stone Leads The Way As The World’s Highest-Paid Actress in 2017

La La Land – the city and its celluloid namesake – has been very kind to Emma Stone. At just 28 years old, the Hollywood star is this year’s highest-paid actress, banking $26 million pretax in Forbes’ 12 month scoring period. Stone has her earnings from the movie-musical to thank ...

Read More »

Mark Wahlberg is Now the Highest-Paid Actor

Mark Wahlberg has surpassed Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to become the highest paid actor in 2017. Once known as the rapper Marky Mark, Wahlberg is without question the most successful musician-turned-actor working today, having amassed dozens of film credits since his debut in the Danny DeVito comedy drama, Renaissance Man, ...

Read More »

JK Rowling named the highest-paid author in the world with a ridiculous net worth

Even though the last proper Harry Potter novel was published back in 2007, JK Rowling is still the highest paid author in the world. Over a decade after Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows hit the shelves, Rowling has topped the all-important Forbes list. According to their rankings, Rowling’s net ...

Read More »

Taylor Swift Is the Highest Earning Woman in Music

It comes as no surprise that Taylor Swift is the highest-paid female artist in music today and sits at the top spot on Forbes’ World’s Highest-Paid Women in Music list, as the youngest female of the wealthy bunch. Taylor Swift celebrated her debut self-titled album’s 10th anniversary on Oct. 24, ...

Read More »

Taylor Swift Is The World’s Top-Earning Celebrity With $170 Million In 2016

Taylor Swift’s income is the stuff of wildest dreams: the pop diva pulled in $170 million over the past year, giving her the No. 1 spot on the 2016 FORBES Celebrity 100 list. Swift’s payday comes courtesy of her massive 1989 World Tour. She smashed the Rolling Stones’ North American ...

Read More »

Beyoncé And Jay Z Are The World’s Highest-Paid Celebrity Couple Of 2016

Ever since Beyoncé and Jay Z began dating over a decade ago, all sorts of rumors have surrounded their relationship. But one speculation that has not reached the tabloids is that either party said “I do” for the money. Queen Bey has her kingdom, and Jay Z has his empire; ...

Read More »

Jennifer Lawrence Tops Forbes List of Highest-Paid Film Actresses of 2015

Forbes has released its list of best-paid actresses, and it will come as no surprise at all that 25-year-old J.Law is crushing it at the very top. Lawrence raked in $52 million pre-tax during Forbes’ 12-month time frame — nearly $20 million more than in 2014. She stole the top ...

Read More »

Putin Named World’s Most Powerful Person By Forbes, Reportedly Kills One Of His Critics

Forbes has come out with its list of the 72 most powerful people in the world (one for every 100 million people on the planet, naturally), giving Vladimir Putin the top spot for the second year running. Apple CEO Tim Cook came in at #25, the recently out and only ...

Read More »

Chimamanda Adichie and Aliko Dangote among those nominated for Forbes Africa 2014 Person of the Year Award

Forbes Africa has revealed the nominees for their 2014 Person of the Year award and notably, three Nigerians are on the list – Aliko Dangote, author Chimamanda Adichie and Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Arunma Oteh. Also on the list are Thuli Madonsela, a South African advocate and ...

Read More »