Diddy as Highest-Paid Entertainer, Entertainment, Forbes magazine, Music -

Forbes Crowns Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs As Highest-Paid Entertainer

Diddy as Highest-Paid Entertainer, Entertainment, Forbes magazine, Music -

Forbes Crowns Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs As Highest-Paid Entertainer

Sean “Diddy” Combs (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs is the top earner on Forbes’ list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities.

The magazine says the artist formerly known as Puff Daddy brought in $130 million from June 1, 2016, to June 1, 2017. Forbes says Diddy’s Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour, a stake in Ciroc vodka and the $70-million sale of one-third of his Sean John clothing line all contributed to his earnings.

No. 2 on the list is Beyoncé, with $105 million in earnings. Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling brought in $95 million. Rapper Drake and Portuguese soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo round out the top five.

Last year’s top earner, Taylor Swift, dropped to No. 49. The singer brought in $44 million, down from $170 million.


Leave a comment

Related Posts

50 years after Olympic protest, the activist message should not be commercialized At what cost do we weaken social justice movement with advertising?
This week the nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of one of the most iconic moments in U.S. Olympic history: the d...
Read More
Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz Become First Caribbean Team to Make Women’s World Cup, Thanks to a Big Assist from Bob Marley’s Daughter
Twenty years ago, the Jamaican mens’ soccer team made history by qualifying for its first World Cup. Now, Jamaica’s w...
Read More
Kira Johnson Spoke 5 Languages, Raced Cars, Was Daughter in Law of Judge Glenda Hatchett. She Still Died in Childbirth.
By all accounts, Kira Johnson could be described as a phenomenal woman. She traveled extensively, spoke five language...
Read More
Mom Dies After Being Forced To Wait Seven Hours To Be Operated On For Post-Childbirth Complications
A young mom has passed away after doctors failed to tend to her post-childbirth complications. Despite Charles Jonhso...
Read More

Tags