With consistent #1 hits and chart-topping albums, pop star Taylor Swift has been named Forbes’ Highest Paid Celebrity. According to Page Six, Swift took the #1 spot of the 100 highest paid celebrities with $170 million. Her profits this year have even helped her beat out other stars like Adele, Rihanna, and Katy Perry. Last year alone, Swift’s “1989 World Tour” earned her $200 million.
Some of the other top earners on the list were boy band, One Direction who reached #2 on the list with $110 million. Comedian Kevin Hart ranked #6 with $87.5 million and right behind was Howard Stern with $85 million. Surprisingly, socialite Kim Kardashian only ranked #42 on the list. Page Six reports that 40% of her earnings came from her mobile app game, “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.”