Top 10 Highest Paid Celebrities in 2017
Sean Combs, Beyonce and J.K. Rowling are the highest paid celebrities in 2017.
1. Sean Combs
Diddy's Combs Enterprises has an impressive portfolio including Ciroc Vodka, Sean John, Revolt Media and Bad Boy Entertainment.
2. Beyonce Knowles
After Beyonce's 2016 album "Lemonade" received an overwhelmingly positive response, she has kept her popularity booming. She was recently in the news for giving birth to twins on June 30.
3. J.K. Rowling
Rowling recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of the release of the first Harry Potter book. She has seen massive success from the entire series of Harry Potter books and their film adaptations.
Fresh off his release of his new album "More Life", Drake ranks at the fourth highest paid celebrity in 2017.
5. Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo is likely the most well-known soccer players in the world. He recently made news for appearing in court for tax charges filed against him.
6. The Weeknd
The Weeknd's 2016 album "Starboy" saw much success. The Weeknd has since collaborated with many other major artists. He released a music video for his song "Secrets" in June.
7. Howard Stern
Stern, who has trademarked the phrase "King of All Media", is a radio and television personality. Stern currently has a partnership with Sirius XM Radio.
Coldplay released its "Kaleidoscope EP" in July 2017. To date, the band has sold over 18 million albums in the United States.
9. James Patterson
Patterson is a top-selling author. He is known for his books like Alex Cross, Michael Bennett and Women's Murder Club.
10. Lebron James
The Cavaliers were defeated in the 2017 NBA Finals, but Lebron rounds out the top 10 highest paid for 2017.
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