According to the list released by Forbes, LeBron James who is an American professional basketball player and plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), is 10th highest paid celebrity in the world with an earning of $86 million.
He is a very famous American author and philanthropist, known for his novels like Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women's Murder Club, and Maximum Ride. He is at number 9th on this list with an earning of $87 million in 2017.
It is a British band which was formed in 1996 by lead vocalist and keyboardist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London (UCL). They are popularly known for their albums such as Parachutes, A Rush of Blood to the Head, X&Y, Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends. They are at number 8th position on this list with an earning of $88 million in 2017.
At number 7th we have Howard Stem, who is a famous American radio and television personality, producer, author, actor, and photographer. He is widely known for his radio show The Howard Stern Show and America's Got Talent as a judge. He is the 7th highest paid celebrity in the world with an earning of $90 million.
Abel Makkonen Tesfaye who is popularly known by the name The Weeknd is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his albums such as Beauty Behind the Madness, and Starboy. In 2017, he earned $92 million, which makes him the 6th highest paid celebrity in the world.
He is one of the most popular footballers in the world and plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. He is the 5th highest paid celebrity on this list with an earning of $93 million.
He is one of the most-streamed artists on the planet in the last 1 year, popularly known for his albums like Thank Me Later, Take Care, Nothing Was the Same and Views. In 2017, he earned $94 million.
The famous British novelist, screenwriter, and producer who is best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series, is the third highest paid celebrity in 2017 with an earning of $95 million.
With an earning of $105 million, this famous American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress is the second highest paid celebrity in the world in 2017. She is widely known for her songs such as Dangerously in Love, B'Day, I Am... Sasha Fierce, 4, Beyoncé and Lemonade.
While Sean Combs, who is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur, is the highest paid celebrity in the world with an earning of $130 million in 2017.
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