J.K. Rowling Is Pipped To The Post By Beyoncé In The Forbes Highest Paid Female Celebrity List

We go through some of the females on the infamous list


The Forbes' Celebrity 100: The Highest-Paid Entertainers 2017 is out and boy will it make you feel poor.

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We had a look at some of the ladies on the list, because that's what we really care about to be honest.

Coming second on the list (after Sean 'Diddy Combs') is Beyoncé with a cool $105 (£83) million. This is largely due to her Formation world tour.

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Queen B pipped our very own Queen of Twitter J.K Rowling to the post in the league of highest earning females.

But, we're sure Rowling won't be crying over that extra $10 million more since she earned $95 (£75) million from the book sales of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child and from the movie sales of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.

The youngest celebrity on the list (which largely consisted of male sportspeople, boo) was 19 year-old Kylie Jenner.

The youngest of the Jenner-Kardashian clan came in at a respectable 59, having earned $41 (£32) million last year from her make-up and clothing lines.


Not to be outdone by her little sister though, Kim Kardashian was number 47, having raked in $45.5 (£36) million.

This was only a $5.5 million drop from her various business and endorsements last year, despite her social media blackout after the robbery in Paris.

Likewise, Taylor Swift's low-key status saw her go from $170 (£134) million last year to only (only!) $44 (£35) mil this year.

That's what you get for not giving the people want they want Swiftly.

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We're sure Amy Schumer is proud to find herself at number 69 and the first woman ever to make Forbes' list of top-paid comedians, having earned $37.5 (£29) million from her Netflix stand-up Leather Special and her book Girl With The Lower-Back Tattoo.


And if you're looking for some of the other biggest pop stars in the world, you can find Katy Perry at number 95, with $33 (£26) mil (she didn't tour last year, so mere pennies), Britney was chilling at 89, having earned $34 (£27) mil, Rihanna stayed fly at 77 with $36 (£28) mil and Adele sat at 18 with a cool $69 (£54) mil, which made despite eschewing endorsements.

Any of you ladies fancy throwing a sister some dosh it would be much appreciated.

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