James Tidwell July 19, 2018

George Clooney one again tips the charts to be the top earner among actors


At the age of 57 George Clooney is making records. He has been named as the top earner among the actors in 2017. His total earnings stand at 239 million dollars last year. The earnings are calculated as pre-tax earnings within the time span of 1st June 2017 till 1st June 2018.

Floyd Mayweather tops the chart with $285 million earnings. A boxer by profession, Floyd for the second time is in the chart. George Clooney is at the 2nd position with $239 million earrings. An actor by profession, this ranking comes to him by selling his tequila company to Diageo; this was a deal of 1 billion dollars. Kylie Jenner creates history being the youngest and the third richest; her earnings stand at $166.5 million. Also known as the fashion guru, Kylie gets this success from the immense popularity of her cosmetics. Judy Sheindlin is at 4th ranking with $147 million. Also called as Judge Judy, her ranking is mainly because of her earnings by the sale of her library. Dwayne Johnson earned $124 million to be at the 5th. This former wrestler earned the amount through his acting contracts.  U2 is the 6th with 118 million dollars. This Irish band gained immense amount when 2.7 million people bought their album on their 30th anniversary. Coldplay earned $115.5 million last year with ‘A Head Full of Dreams Tour’. They are at the 7th position. Lionel Messi earned $111 million to be the 8th highest earner. He entered the list by signing an extended contract with Barcelona club. Ed Sheeran earned $110 million by being the most streamed artist in 2017. This solo singer reaches the 9th ranking at the age of 27. Christiano Ronaldo is at the 10th position with $108 million earnings. Moving to Juventus, being in a lucrative contract with Real Madrid for past 9 years and his lifetime endorsement deal with Nike gives him this rank.

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