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Highest Celebrity Earners of the Year

Floyd "Money" Mayweather has lived up to his name after being listed by Forbes as the highest earning celebrity of the last year.

George Clooney, 57, who is recovering from a motorbike accident, came second, making $239m (£180m) in pre-tax earnings in the year beginning 1 June 2017 to 1 June 2018.

Part of the actor's income came from the sale of the tequila company he co-founded - Casamigos - to Diageo.

Model Kylie Jenner is the youngest woman on this year's Forbes magazine 60 richest self-made women in America.

Briton Ed Sheeran has been named the highest earning solo musician in the world, having taken home more than £80m over the past year, jumping 62 places.

Who are the top 10 highest earning celebrities of the last year?

  1. Floyd Mayweather - £215m
  2. George Clooney - £180m
  3. Kylie Jenner - £125.5m
  4. Judge Judy (Judy Sheindlin) - £110.8m
  5. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson - £93.4m
  6. U2 - £89m
  7. Coldplay - £87m
  8. Lionel Messi - £84m
  9. Ed Sheeran - £83m
  10. Christiano Ronaldo - £81m

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