I know what you’re thinking: “Yawn, it’s that Queen Bee and her hubby again. Stop bombarding me with their fabulousness.”
But hold your horses. A certain young lady has taken a swift trip to number one with her astonishing $39m income in 2013.
That’s right. Taylor Swift is top of the Billboard’s Money Makers 2014 list after her Red tour made her almost $40m in one year alone.
That would buy a whole lot of sequins for the pop starlet – and a few bow ties for her famous cat Meredith (who has her own Twitter account, obviously).
The 23-year-old Trouble singer also earns the bucks through her sponsors Diet Coke and Elizabeth Arden, who leave her with a jaw-dropping $10m annual income.
So, who followed Tay Swift in the charts?
You know you want to know what all the famous people make in a year…
Legendary Country Singer Kenny Chesney brought in the bacon with a $33 million income of 2013. This was mainly due to his ‘No Shoes Nation’ tour which is said to have made a gross sum of $90 million.
Justin Timberlake well and truly brought sexy back last year after his eight year break and managed to bag a cool $31 million. Calm down Justin, you can afford another eight years off now.
Bon Jovi’s ‘Because We Can’ stadium tour made sure he was not ‘living on a prayer’ and instead living on…erm… money with 2013 earnings of $29 million.
Here are the rest of the top ten:
5. The Rolling Stones – $26,225,121.71
6. Beyoncé – $24,429,176.86
7. Maroon 5 – $22,284,754.07
8. Luke Bryan – $22,142,235.98
9. P!nk – $20,072,072.32
10. Fleetwood Mac – $19,123,101.98
And if you’re wondering where that daredevil Justin Beiber is – he made it to number 11 with an income of $18million. Seems it’s true what my mother used to say about money not buying good manners…
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