The Highest-paid Women In The Entertainment Industry

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The highest-paid women in the entertainment industry could be surprising in the sense that, some of them could be the people you least expect to be earning so high although almost half of the highest-paid women in the entertainment industry are Musicians. According to Forbes, the 2018/2019 top earners in the entertainment industry, exclusively women includes.

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is one of the top earners in the entertainment industry in the women’s category. She earns up to $185 million. Taylor Swift was born on December 13, 1989, in Pennsylvania at 14 she was already ready to pursue her career in country music. Big Machine Record first signed Taylor Swift at her tender age. In 2009 her album fearless became the best selling album. Her Album fearless won four Grammy awards, making her the youngest Album of the Year winner. Taylor Swift is an American singer and songwriter. Taylor Swift is the first woman to sell half a million copies in one week with six (6) different Album.

Kylie Jenner

According to Forbes, Kyler Jenner is one of the highest-paid women in the entertainment industry.While the bulk of her wealth is from her cosmetic business, she is also an entertainer. Being one of the top earners in the entertainment industry, she earns up to $170 million. Kylie Jenner was born on August 10th, 1997. She’s a model, American media personality, businesswoman and a socialist. Kylie Jenner is the founder of kylie cosmetic company. She collaborated with the clothing brand Pacsun at 14yrs in 2012. Citing from Forbes Magazine kylie estimated net worth is up to US$1 billion, making her the youngest self-made billion as of March 2019. The York post credited kylie for being the most influential celebrity in the fashion industry as of November 2018.

J.K. Rowling

J.k Rowling is inclusively one of the top earners in the entertainment industry in the female ranking. Being also among the top earners, she earns up to $92 million. J.k Rowling was born on July 1965. She’s a screenwriter, philanthropist, British novelist, and a producer. She wrote the fantasy series of Harry Potter which has won so many awards. This series has sold more than 500 million copies becoming the best selling book series of all- times.

Beyoncé

Adding to the list, Beyonce is also among the highest-paid women in the entertainment industry. She is being paid up to $81 million. Beyonce was born on 4th September 1981 in Houston, Texas. Beyonce is an actress, songwriter, and an American singer. As a child, Beyonce participated in so many singing and dancing competition. In the late 1990’s she became famous as the lead singer of the R&B girl-group Destiny’s Child, which happens to be the best-selling girl’s group. Her first solo Album was Dangerously in love which earned her up to 5 Grammy Awards. As at 2019, her net worth is $470 million.

Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres made it to the 5th on the Forbes list of the highest-paid women in the entertainment industry. She earns up to $80.5 million. Ellen DeGeneres was born on 26 January 1958. Ellen DeGeneres is a producer,
writer, American comedian, and television host. In 2003 she hosted her syndicated TV talk show which is the Ellen DeGeneres. She received the presidential medal of freedom in 2016.

Kim Kardashian West

Kim Kardashian West being among the top earners in the entertainment industry in the women’s category, earns up to $72 million. Kardashian was born on 21 October 1980. She is an actress, businesswoman, model, socialite, and an American media personality. As of June 2019, her net worth is up to $370 million.

Rihanna

Rihanna is among the Forbes highest-paid women in the entertainment industry. She earns up to $62 million. As of 2019, her net worth is up to $600 million. Rihanna was born on 20th February 1988 in Saint Michael, Barbados.

Katy Perry


Being one of the highest-paid females In the entertainment industry, Katy Perry earns up to $57.5 million. As of 2016, her net worth is up to 125 million. She was born on 25 October 1984 in Santa Barbara, California, U.S.

Pink

Pink is among the top earners in the entertainment industry in the female category. She earns up to $57 million.

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson earns up to $56 million. She was born on 22 November 1984 in New York City, New York, the U.S. She is a singer and an American Actress. Scarlett Johansson is also among the highest-paid female in the entertainment industry.

Judy Sheindlin

Judy Scheindlin was born on 21 October 1942 in New York City. She earns up to $49 million, and her net worth as at 2019 is up to $500 million.

Ariana Grande

Ariana being among the highest-paid female in the entertainment industry, earns up to $48 million.

Jennifer Lopez

Lopez is also a top earner in the entertainment industry in the female category. Jennifer Lopez earns up to $43 million. She is the 13th on the 2018 Forbes list.

Sofia Vergara

Sofia is the 14th in the 2019 Forbes list of the highest-paid female in the entertainment industry and she earns up to $43 million.

Lady Gaga

The 15th on the list is Lady Gaga; she earns up to $39.5 million.

Celine Dion

Celine Dion is also among the highest-paid women in the entertainment industry; she earns up to $37.5 million.

The Bottom Line

There you have it. Here is our list of top female earners in the entertainment industry in 2019. If we skipped a name, do tell us in the comment section.

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