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Highest-paid celebrities

1. Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. tops the list of the world's highest-paid entertainers in 2018 pulling in some $285 million in the period, largely thanks to his August 2017 comeback fight win over mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

1. Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. tops the list of the world's highest-paid entertainers in 2018 pulling in some $285 million in the period, largely thanks to his August 2017 comeback fight win over mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor....more

1. Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. tops the list of the world's highest-paid entertainers in 2018 pulling in some $285 million in the period, largely thanks to his August 2017 comeback fight win over mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
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2.  Actor George Clooney earned an estimated $239 million after selling the Casamigos tequila company he co-founded to British spirits company Diageo in June 2017. Forbes said the sale gave Clooney the best annual earnings of his 35-year career in film and television. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

2. Actor George Clooney earned an estimated $239 million after selling the Casamigos tequila company he co-founded to British spirits company Diageo in June 2017. Forbes said the sale gave Clooney the best annual earnings of his 35-year career in...more

2. Actor George Clooney earned an estimated $239 million after selling the Casamigos tequila company he co-founded to British spirits company Diageo in June 2017. Forbes said the sale gave Clooney the best annual earnings of his 35-year career in film and television. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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3. Kylie Jenner earned $166.5 million largely thanks to her booming cosmetics line that Forbes said put her on track to become the youngest self-made billionaire in the United States. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

3. Kylie Jenner earned $166.5 million largely thanks to her booming cosmetics line that Forbes said put her on track to become the youngest self-made billionaire in the United States. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

3. Kylie Jenner earned $166.5 million largely thanks to her booming cosmetics line that Forbes said put her on track to become the youngest self-made billionaire in the United States. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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4. Judy Sheindlin: $147 million. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

4. Judy Sheindlin: $147 million. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

4. Judy Sheindlin: $147 million. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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5. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson almost doubled his earnings from the previous year to an estimated earnings of $124 million. Forbes said the earnings of the "Jumanji" and "Fast & Furious" star were the largest acting-related earnings it had recorded in 20 years.

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5. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson almost doubled his earnings from the previous year to an estimated earnings of $124 million. Forbes said the earnings of the "Jumanji" and "Fast & Furious" star were the largest acting-related earnings it had recorded in...more

5. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson almost doubled his earnings from the previous year to an estimated earnings of $124 million. Forbes said the earnings of the "Jumanji" and "Fast & Furious" star were the largest acting-related earnings it had recorded in 20 years. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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6. U2: $118 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

6. U2: $118 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

6. U2: $118 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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7. Coldplay: $115.5 million. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

7. Coldplay: $115.5 million. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

7. Coldplay: $115.5 million. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
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8. Lionel Messi: $111 million. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

8. Lionel Messi: $111 million. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

8. Lionel Messi: $111 million. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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9. Ed Sheeran: $110 million. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

9. Ed Sheeran: $110 million. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

9. Ed Sheeran: $110 million. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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10. Cristiano Ronaldo: $108 million. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

10. Cristiano Ronaldo: $108 million. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

10. Cristiano Ronaldo: $108 million. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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11. Bruno Mars: $100 million. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

11. Bruno Mars: $100 million. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

11. Bruno Mars: $100 million. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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12. Conor McGregor: $99 million. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

12. Conor McGregor: $99 million. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

12. Conor McGregor: $99 million. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
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13. Neymar: $90 million. REUTERS/David Gray

13. Neymar: $90 million. REUTERS/David Gray

13. Neymar: $90 million. REUTERS/David Gray
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13. Howard Stern: $90 million. REUTERS/Stephen Chernin

13. Howard Stern: $90 million. REUTERS/Stephen Chernin

13. Howard Stern: $90 million. REUTERS/Stephen Chernin
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15. Ellen DeGeneres: $87.5 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

15. Ellen DeGeneres: $87.5 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

15. Ellen DeGeneres: $87.5 million. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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16. Author James Patterson: $86 million. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

16. Author James Patterson: $86 million. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

16. Author James Patterson: $86 million. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
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17. LeBron James: $85.5 million. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

17. LeBron James: $85.5 million. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

17. LeBron James: $85.5 million. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
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18: Rush Limbaugh: $84.5 million. REUTERS/Micah Walter

18: Rush Limbaugh: $84.5 million. REUTERS/Micah Walter

18: Rush Limbaugh: $84.5 million. REUTERS/Micah Walter
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20. Robert Downey Jr.: $81 million. REUTERS/Toby Melville

20. Robert Downey Jr.: $81 million. REUTERS/Toby Melville

20. Robert Downey Jr.: $81 million. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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