Garth Brooks Leads Country Stars On ‘Forbes’ List of Top Paid Celebrities

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Forbes has released a new list of The World’s Highest-Paid celebrities, with several country artists included in the rankings.

The Top 5 

No. 1 Floyd Mayweather $300 million
No. 2 Manny Pacquiao $160 million
No. 3 Katy Perry $135 million
No. 4 One Direction $130 million
No. 5 Howard Stern $95 million

Country Stars

No. 6 Garth Brooks $90 million
No. 8 Taylor Swift $80 million
No. 32 Toby Keith $53 million
No. 47 Jason Aldean $43.5 million
No. 48 Luke Bryan $42.5 million
No. 49 Kenny Chesney $42 million
No. 58 Tim McGraw $38 million
No. 61 Florida Georgia Line $36.5 million
No. 78 Zac Brown Band $32 million
No. 95 (tie) Miranda Lambert $28.5 million
No. 95 (tie) Blake Shelton $28.5 million

To see the entire list, click here.

According to Forbes, “Our list measures money earned from June 1, 2014 to June 1, 2015 before subtracting management fees and taxes; figures are based on data from Nielsen, Pollstar, Box Office Mojo and IMDB, as well as interviews with agents, managers, lawyers—and many of the stars themselves.”



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