Forbes"Famed" 30 under 30 "for 2018 is officially out. And from the exclusive list of highest-paid celebrities this year, only two women made it: Kylie Jenner and Taylor Swift.
Kylie tops the list in the category, sings songwriter Ed Sheeran and athlete Neymar, who placed second and third, respectively. According to Forbes, Kylie "Earned $ 166.5 million in our scoring period, June 1, 2017, to June 1, 2018, padding its $ 900 million fortune."
Taylor, on the other hand, made $ 80 million within the scoring period. This is largely due to the success of her Reputation album, as well as her eponymous sold out tour. "Swift recently signed a new record deal with the Universal Music Group that could be worth about $ 200 million in guarantees. She could presumably top that if she ouarts her advances, " Forbes wrote.
Taylor is one of the entertainers in the list, which is largely dominated by athletes. Forbes noted that "although this is partly due to the number of professional athletes, the overall list of the world's highest-paid celebrities is highly unbalanced as well as with 85 percent male members. This reflects a gender pay gap that is hardly limited to entertainment. In 2017, American women earned 82 cents to every dollar a man made. "
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