P. Diddy and Beyoncé Top List of Highest-Paid Entertainers

Forbes has released their annual list of the highest-paid entertainers. The past year’s highest-paid entertainer is P. Diddy.

Diddy earned $130 million pretax in Forbes’ 12-month scoring period. He earned over half of his $130 million by selling one-third of his Sean John clothing line for an estimated $70 million.

Beyoncé came in at number two earning $105 million thanks to her Formation World Tour and the release of her critically-acclaimed visual project Lemonade.

J.K Rowling took the third spot with $95 million. Drake came in right behind her with $94 million. And Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo rounded out the top 5 earning $93 million.

The complete list of the world’s highest-paid entertainers can be found here.

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Bryant Lydell is creative, personable and quick-witted Howard and USC alum. He's the founder of The Top Tea, a songwriter, screenwriter and member of the casting team for Netflix's NAACP Image Award-winning hip-hop competition series Rhythm + Flow.

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