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It pays to be Taylor Swift. PHOTOS: Taylor Swift and Her Signature High-Waisted Shorts The 26-year-old singer/songwriter is topping Forbes annual list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities with a whopping $170 million earned between June 2015 and June 2016. Swift is ahead of several fellow female chart-toppers, including Adele ($80.5 million), Madonna ($76.5 million) and Rihanna ($75 million), among others. In second place is her ex, 22-year-old singer Harry Styles, along with the his fellow members of British boy band One Direction, who all made the cut with a mere (collective) $110 million. And while many were expecting reality TV star Kim Kardashian to come out near the top, if not on top (especially since she's featured on the magazine’s cover), the 35-year-old actually landed at No. 43, with a respectable $51 million in earnings thanks to the help of her mobile game empire. SEE IT: Kim Kardashian and Demi Moore Compete for Most Scandalous Outfit at Vogue 100 Bash So, who else (aside from Swift) is seeing a whole lotta green in their bank accounts lately? See the 19 other stars featured on Forbes’ coveted list below:
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#1. Taylor Swift

Swift tops the list of the world's highest-paid entertainers of 2016 with $170 million in earnings.
(Reuters)

#2. One Direction

Musical Group, $110 Million
(Reuters)

#11. LeBron James

Basketball Player, $77 Million
(Reuters)

#12. Madonna

Singer, $76.5 Million
(Reuters)

#13. Ellen DeGeneres

TV Host, $75 Million
(Reuters)

#14. Rihanna

Singer, $75 Million
(Reuters)

#15. Garth Brooks

Country Singer, $70 Million
(Reuters)

#16. Roger Federer

Tennis Player, $68 Million
(Reuters)

#17. AC/DC

Rock Band, $67.5 Million
(Reuters)

#18. Rolling Stones

Rock Band, $66.5 Million
(Reuters)

#19. Dwayne Johnson

Actor, $64.5 Million
(Reuters)

#20. David Copperfield

Magician, $64 Million
(Reuters)

#3. James Patterson

Writer, $95 Million
(Reuters)

#4. Dr. Phil McGraw

TV Personality, $88 Million
(Reuters)

#5. Cristiano Ronaldo

Soccer Player, $88 Million
(Reuters)

#6. Kevin Hart

Actor/Comedian, $87.5 Million
(Reuters)

#7. Howard Stern

Radio Host, $85 Million
(Reuters)

#8. Lionel Messi

Soccer Player, $81.5 Million
(Reuters)

#9. Adele

Singer, $80.5 Million
(Reuters)

#10. Rush Limbaugh

Radio Host, $79 Million
(Reuters)

PICS: The 20 Highest Paid Entertainers of 2016, Revealed

It pays to be Taylor Swift. PHOTOS: Taylor Swift and Her Signature High-Waisted Shorts The 26-year-old singer/songwriter is topping Forbes annual list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities with a whopping $170 million earned between June 2015 and June 2016. Swift is ahead of several fellow female chart-toppers, including Adele ($80.5 million), Madonna ($76.5 million) and Rihanna ($75 million), among others. In second place is her ex, 22-year-old singer Harry Styles, along with the his fellow members of British boy band One Direction, who all made the cut with a mere (collective) $110 million. And while many were expecting reality TV star Kim Kardashian to come out near the top, if not on top (especially since she's featured on the magazine’s cover), the 35-year-old actually landed at No. 43, with a respectable $51 million in earnings thanks to the help of her mobile game empire. SEE IT: Kim Kardashian and Demi Moore Compete for Most Scandalous Outfit at Vogue 100 Bash So, who else (aside from Swift) is seeing a whole lotta green in their bank accounts lately? See the 19 other stars featured on Forbes’ coveted list below:

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