Kazeem Famuyide

Rihanna, Beyonce, LeBron James & More Round Out Forbes’ Celebrity 100


Forbes released their yearly rank of the most fiscally powerful celebrities in the United States. According to Forbes, the list is based on “entertainment-related earnings plus media visibility (exposure in print, television, radio and online), from  film and television actors, TV personalities, models, athletes, authors, musicians and comedians. Jennifer Lopez scored the #1 spot this year followed closely by Oprah, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, and Lady Gaga rounding out the top 5. Beyonce Knowles snagged the 16th spot on the list, while her husband, Jay-Z place #38. Dr. Dre stayed steady at 26th, while Diddy, Kanye West and Lil’ Wayne placed 42nd, 45th, and 69th respectively. Check the full list below. 

RankNamePayMoney RankTV/Radio RankPress RankWeb RankSocial Rank
1Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

$52 M3010221319
2Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

$165 M11131918
3Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

$55 M244993


$53 M27231152
5Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

$52 M303181
6Britney Spears

Britney Spears

$58 M2026341511
7Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

$18 M77535616
8Katy Perry

Katy Perry

$45 M36211874
9Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise

$75 M1322263242
10Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg

$130 M338104680
11Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

$57 M221742147
12Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods

$58 M20642545
13Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

$20 M751816383
14Donald Trump

Donald Trump

$63 M172293562
15LeBron James

LeBron James

$53 M277152322
16Beyonce Knowles

Beyonce Knowles

$40 M43912129
17Elton John

Elton John

$80 M1129324858
18Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell

$90 M919288479
19Rush Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh

$69 M1512563166
20Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry

$105 M651736430
21Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney

$57 M223425252
22Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston

$11 M9328411794
23Glenn Beck

Glenn Beck

$80 M1143775853


$35 M531652012
25Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi

$60 M1862515517
26Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre

$110 M588822840
27Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant

$50 M3332272726
28Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

$25 M70118494
29Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest

$59 M1933747134
30Howard Stern

Howard Stern

$95 M752876967
31Roger Federer

Roger Federer

$52 M304126828
32David Beckham

David Beckham

$46 M354417266
33Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao

$67 M1647537351
34Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres

$53 M2730486023
35Michael Bay

Michael Bay

$160 M279687491
36George Lucas

George Lucas

$90 M970577594
37James Patterson

James Patterson

$94 M897759049


$38 M4824311620
39Jerry Bruckheimer

Jerry Bruckheimer

$115 M491909682
40Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning

$42 M418245794
41David Letterman

David Letterman

$45 M3613464578

Sean “Diddy” Combs

$45 M3660672236
43Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart

$34 M5561502163
44Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

$42 M41937385
45Kanye West

Kanye West

$35 M5353401031
46Leonardo Dicaprio

Leonardo Dicaprio

$37 M4949394238
47Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal

$33 M581435425
48Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson

$48 M3442338788
49Toby Keith

Toby Keith

$55 M2471868554
50Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi

$39 M468764010
51Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher

$24 M7256381815
52Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather

$40 M4335627746
53Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney

$44 M4048807937
54package Wolf

package Wolf

$70 M141009910094
55Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock

$25 M7054645689
56Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

$30 M623121185
57Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler

$37 M4957597013
58Will Smith

Will Smith

$30 M6237524314
59Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz

$34 M5646473794
60Tom Brady

Tom Brady

$27 M6415146161
61Gisele Bundchen

Gisele Bundchen

$45 M3677885364
62Mark Burnett

Mark Burnett

$55 M2490959992
63Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez

$34 M5636306571
64Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld

$40 M4358818669
65Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

$26 M6720366644
66Stephen King

Stephen King

$39 M4681555976
67Taylor Lautner

Taylor Lautner

$26 M6667583621
68Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley

$32 M6139798041
69Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne

$27 M647563108
70Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson

$36 M5184728329
71Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova

$26 M6759207633
72Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller

$33 M5873658143
73Khloe Kardashian Odom

Khloe Kardashian Odom

$11 M9363922427
74Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane

$36 M5192949255
75Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron

$18 M7765613475
76Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara

$19 M76711004156
77Serena Williams

Serena Williams

$13 M9040196347
78Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin

$15 M8527604470
79Janet Evanovich

Janet Evanovich

$33 M5895919772
80Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts

$16 M8445434977
81Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria

$15 M8565692939
82John Grisham

John Grisham

$26 M6789789148
83Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

$12 M9125236694


$23 M7398896224
85J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling

$17 M8367445068
86Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker

$15 M8569495173
87Li Na

Li Na

$18 M7774379487
88Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie

$18 M7783708257
89Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon

$9 M9650543084
90Jeff Dunham

Jeff Dunham

$22 M7496978832
91Larry The Cable Guy

Larry The Cable Guy

$18 M7778829365


$15 M8598853335
93Tina Fey

Tina Fey

$11 M9354667281
94Kate Moss

Kate Moss

$9 M9686453974
95Ray Romano

Ray Romano

$18 M7785939893
96Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel

$9 M9680715250
97Bethenny Frankel

Bethenny Frankel

$12 M9182987860
98Tim Allen

Tim Allen

$14 M8976849586
99Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy

$6 M10064768990
100Adriana Lima

Adriana Lima

$7 M9994964759


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  • corn

    WTF is justin beiber doin up there