On Thursday (June 4), Forbes reported the 2020 edition of its annual Celebrity 100 list and uncovered Kanye West as the world’s highest-paid musician.
Checking in with 2020 income of $170 million, the rapper positions at number two, simply behind sister-in-law Kylie Jenner, whose billionaire status was raised doubt about a week ago by the magazine because of errors in the financial reports of her ultra-successful Kylie Cosmetics brand.
As per the magazine, West is currently authoritatively worth $1.3 billion. His recently obtained charge section is thanks in huge part to the multi-hyphenate’s agreement with Adidas for his greatly well-known sneaker brand Yeezy, which drove in that equivalent seven-figured number in deals in 2019. Adding to West’s total assets are benefiting from his Yeezy attire line – the brand of which he possesses inside and out – just like his music.
Strangely, the next artist on the list is Elton John (No. 14 with $81 million in yearly profit), followed intently by Ariana Grande at No. 17 ($72 million) and the Jonas Brothers at No. 20 ($68.5 million). Every one of the three entries in the top 20 is consequences of visiting: John’s electric Farewell Yellow Brick Road visit acquired an incredible $212 million of every 2019 as the second-best tour of the year, while Ari’s Sweetener World Tour earned $146 million. The JoBros’ hotly anticipated rebound paid significant profits also, acquiring the young men more than $1.5 million on each stop of the Happiness Begins Tour.
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