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Akshay Kumar in Forbes' list of highest-paid celebs. Here's who all made it to top 10

Updated : 2019-07-11 15:07:05

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, with a net worth of $65 million, featured in Forbes' 'World's Highest-paid Celebrities' list. The Indian film industry's top-earning star gets paid at least $5 million and up to $10 million per film. He also mints millions for endorsement deals with over 20 brands. Singer Taylor Swift topped the list with her earnings at $185 million over the last year, beating reality TV star Kylie Jenner, who ranked second on the list. The 'Blank Space' hitmaker had also topped the list back in 2016, with $170 million earnings. Here are the celebrities who made it to top 10 (Captions: Forbes):

#10. Canelo Alvarez: Net Worth: $94 million. Alvarez, a US boxer, has a contract with streaming service DAZN which has committed $365 million in 2018 to lock up the next 11 fights of boxing's biggest pay-per-view star. He has pocketed roughly $50 million combined for his first two fights. Boxing fans are clamoring for a third showdown between Canelo and Gennady
#10. Canelo Alvarez: Net Worth: $94 million. Alvarez, a US boxer, has a contract with streaming service DAZN which has committed $365 million in 2018 to lock up the next 11 fights of boxing's biggest pay-per-view star. He has pocketed roughly $50 million combined for his first two fights. Boxing fans are clamoring for a third showdown between Canelo and Gennady "GGG" Golovkin. The Canelo-GGG fights were the first US boxing matches not involving Mayweather or Pacquiao to register more than one million buys since 2002. (Image: Reuters)
#9. Dr. Phil McGraw: Net Worth: $95 million. A Oprah protégé, Dr. Phil boasts one of the most-watched syndicated talk shows on television. McGraw earns an upfront fee from the gabfest, as well as a percentage of advertising revenue and cash from product placement. Though he is not a practicing doctor, McGraw cofounded the app Doctors on Demand, worth $300 million. (Image: Reuters)
#9. Dr. Phil McGraw: Net Worth: $95 million. A Oprah protégé, Dr. Phil boasts one of the most-watched syndicated talk shows on television. McGraw earns an upfront fee from the gabfest, as well as a percentage of advertising revenue and cash from product placement. Though he is not a practicing doctor, McGraw cofounded the app Doctors on Demand, worth $300 million. (Image: Reuters)
#8. The Eagles: Net Worth: $100 million. The Eagles band currently features Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, with Vince Gill and Deacon Frey. Always a hit on the road, their recent ‘An Evening With The Eagles’ tour grossed more than $3.5 million per tour stop. The tour marked the first prolonged set of dates since the death of band co-founder Glenn Frey in 2016. (Image: Reuters)
#8. The Eagles: Net Worth: $100 million. The Eagles band currently features Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, with Vince Gill and Deacon Frey. Always a hit on the road, their recent ‘An Evening With The Eagles’ tour grossed more than $3.5 million per tour stop. The tour marked the first prolonged set of dates since the death of band co-founder Glenn Frey in 2016. (Image: Reuters)
#7. Neymar: Net Worth: $105 million: The Brazilian footballer is the second most popular athlete on social media with 200 million followers on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. He is on a five-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain through June 2022 worth $350 million in salary. His transfer from Barcelona to PSG stands as the most expensive in the world at $263 million, which the French club paid in full ahead of his signing. (Image: AP)
#7. Neymar: Net Worth: $105 million: The Brazilian footballer is the second most popular athlete on social media with 200 million followers on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. He is on a five-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain through June 2022 worth $350 million in salary. His transfer from Barcelona to PSG stands as the most expensive in the world at $263 million, which the French club paid in full ahead of his signing. (Image: AP)
#6. Cristiano Ronaldo: Net Worth: $109 million: The five-time winner of FIFA’s Player of the Year and an all-time leading goal scorer in the WEFA Champions League, Ronaldo joined Juventus in 2018 after nine years with Real Madrid. He took a pay cut with his four-year deal worth $64 million annually. Within 24 hours of release, Juventus sold 520,000 Ronaldo jerseys worth over $60 million. He is the most followed athlete on social media with about 400 total followers. (Image: AP)
#6. Cristiano Ronaldo: Net Worth: $109 million: The five-time winner of FIFA’s Player of the Year and an all-time leading goal scorer in the WEFA Champions League, Ronaldo joined Juventus in 2018 after nine years with Real Madrid. He took a pay cut with his four-year deal worth $64 million annually. Within 24 hours of release, Juventus sold 520,000 Ronaldo jerseys worth over $60 million. He is the most followed athlete on social media with about 400 total followers. (Image: AP)
#5. Ed Sheeran: Net Worth: $110 million. The Divide Tour, which Sheeran wraps this summer after more than two years on the road, has grossed over $600 million worldwide. In May, he announced 'No. 6 Collaborations Project,' a compilation album featuring artists including Justin Bieber, Cardi B and Bruno Mars. His album Divide won the Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album in 2018. (Image: Reuters)
#5. Ed Sheeran: Net Worth: $110 million. The Divide Tour, which Sheeran wraps this summer after more than two years on the road, has grossed over $600 million worldwide. In May, he announced 'No. 6 Collaborations Project,' a compilation album featuring artists including Justin Bieber, Cardi B and Bruno Mars. His album Divide won the Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album in 2018. (Image: Reuters)
#4. Lionel Messi: Net Worth: $127 million. Since his Barcelona debut in 2003, Messi has played 687 matches for his club, scored 603 goals, and won 33 club titles, including 10 La Liga titles. His current Barcelona contract is through 2020-21 and pays him over $80 million annually. He also has a lifelong deal with Adidas. He has been awarded FIFA's Player of the Year five times and won the European Golden Shoe for top scorer on the continent a record six times. (Image: AP)
#4. Lionel Messi: Net Worth: $127 million. Since his Barcelona debut in 2003, Messi has played 687 matches for his club, scored 603 goals, and won 33 club titles, including 10 La Liga titles. His current Barcelona contract is through 2020-21 and pays him over $80 million annually. He also has a lifelong deal with Adidas. He has been awarded FIFA's Player of the Year five times and won the European Golden Shoe for top scorer on the continent a record six times. (Image: AP)
#3. Kanye West: Net Worth: $150 million. A majority of West's pay comes from his Yeezy sneakers in partnership with Adidas, which pays him a per-shoe royalty of 15 percent on wholesale. Yeezy has done an estimated $1 billion in sales over the past 12 months. Separately, West also cashes in on his Yeezy apparel line. He owns his brands outright. (Image: Reuters)
#3. Kanye West: Net Worth: $150 million. A majority of West's pay comes from his Yeezy sneakers in partnership with Adidas, which pays him a per-shoe royalty of 15 percent on wholesale. Yeezy has done an estimated $1 billion in sales over the past 12 months. Separately, West also cashes in on his Yeezy apparel line. He owns his brands outright. (Image: Reuters)
#2. Kylie Jenner: Net Worth: $170 million: At 21, celebrity-turned-makeup mogul Kylie Jenner is the youngest self-made billionaire ever. Jenner, who started out peddling $29 lip kits in 2015, sold an estimated $360 million worth of Kylie Cosmetics in 2018. In November 2018, Jenner launched a distribution deal with beauty retailer Ulta and sold an estimated $55 million of product in just 6 weeks. In May 2019 she announced the launch of her vegan Kylie Skin line. She recently filed a trademark for a possible baby line. Thanks to its super-low overhead and massive sales, the company is worth at least $900 million. Jenner owns a 100 percent stake. (Image: AP)
#2. Kylie Jenner: Net Worth: $170 million: At 21, celebrity-turned-makeup mogul Kylie Jenner is the youngest self-made billionaire ever. Jenner, who started out peddling $29 lip kits in 2015, sold an estimated $360 million worth of Kylie Cosmetics in 2018. In November 2018, Jenner launched a distribution deal with beauty retailer Ulta and sold an estimated $55 million of product in just 6 weeks. In May 2019 she announced the launch of her vegan Kylie Skin line. She recently filed a trademark for a possible baby line. Thanks to its super-low overhead and massive sales, the company is worth at least $900 million. Jenner owns a 100 percent stake. (Image: AP)
#1. Taylor Swift: Net Worth: $185 million: Swift's 2018 'Reputation' Stadium Tour is officially the highest-grossing tour in US history, grossing $266.1 million. In 2018 the singer left Big Machine Records, her musical home since starting out as a teenager, for Universal's Republic Records. As part of the deal, Universal is required to share proceeds from the eventual sale of its $1 billion stake in Spotify with its musicians. (Image: AP)
#1. Taylor Swift: Net Worth: $185 million: Swift's 2018 'Reputation' Stadium Tour is officially the highest-grossing tour in US history, grossing $266.1 million. In 2018 the singer left Big Machine Records, her musical home since starting out as a teenager, for Universal's Republic Records. As part of the deal, Universal is required to share proceeds from the eventual sale of its $1 billion stake in Spotify with its musicians. (Image: AP)
#33. Akshay Kumar: Net Worth: $65 million. He is the only Indian in the list. Kumar gets paid at least $5 million and up to $10 million per film. He also mints millions for endorsement deals with over 20 brands, including Tata and Harpic bathroom cleaner. (Image: Reuters)
#33. Akshay Kumar: Net Worth: $65 million. He is the only Indian in the list. Kumar gets paid at least $5 million and up to $10 million per film. He also mints millions for endorsement deals with over 20 brands, including Tata and Harpic bathroom cleaner. (Image: Reuters)
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