June 13, 2017

WHOA! The Highest Paid Celebrities List Is OUT & Hip Hop Wins! [VIDEO]

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WHOA! The Highest Paid Celebrities List Is OUT & Hip Hop Wins!  [VIDEO]
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Move over LeBron James!

There’s a new richest celebrity in town!

Forbes just released the list of Highest Paid Celebrities in 2017, hip hop takes the number one spot.

Diddy hit number one by earning $130 million in the past year. At number two, the beyhive should be buzzing after earning $105 million, Beyoncé took the number two spot.

Rounding off the top five, is author J.K. Rowling who wrote the famous Harry Potter series. Rounding out the top 5 is Drake (#4) who earned $94 million in the past year, and Soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo who has earned $93 million.

Other acts who hit the list include The Weeknd (#6) who earned $92 million, LeBron James (#10) with $86 million, The Rock (#22) who earned $65 million, and recent NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant  (#25) who got a mere $60.6 million in 2017.

If you’re wondering, after taking the #2 spot on the Hip Hop Cash Kings List, Jay Z made $42 million in 2017, enough to get to #55 on the list.

See the full list here.

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