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Celebrity 100 is an annual list compiled and published by Forbes magazine since 1999. The purpose is to list the world's 100 highest-paid celebrities.

Contents

Celebrity 100 listsEdit

Below is the top 10 for each year since the list's inception.

1990sEdit

1999[1]
No. Recipient Career
1   Michael Jordan Sportsperson (Basketball)
2   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
3   Leonardo DiCaprio Actor
4   Jerry Seinfeld Comedian
5   Steven Spielberg Filmmaker
6   Spice Girls Musicians
7   Harrison Ford Actor
8   Robin Williams Comedian
9   Céline Dion Musician
10   The Rolling Stones Musicians

2000sEdit

2000[2]
No. Recipient Career
1   Julia Roberts Actor
2   George Lucas Filmmaker
3   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
4   Tom Hanks Actor
5   Michael Jordan Sportsperson (Basketball)
6   The Rolling Stones Musicians
7   Tiger Woods Sportsperson (Golf)
8   Backstreet Boys Musicians
9   Cher Musician
10   Steven Spielberg Filmmaker
2001[3]
No. Recipient Career
1   Tom Cruise Actor
2   Tiger Woods Sportsperson (Golf)
3   The Beatles Musicians
4   Britney Spears Musician
5   Bruce Willis Actor
6   Michael Jordan Sportsperson (Basketball)
7   Backstreet Boys Musicians
8   NSYNC Musicians
9   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
10   Mel Gibson Actor
2002[4]
No. Recipient Career
1   Britney Spears Musicians
2   Tiger Woods Sportsperson (Golf)
3   Steven Spielberg Filmmaker
4   Madonna Musician
5   U2 Musicians
6   NSYNC Musicians
7   Mariah Carey Musicians
8   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
9   Michael Jordan Sportsperson (Basketball)
10   Tom Hanks Actor
2003[5]
No. Recipient Career
1   Jennifer Aniston Actress
2   Eminem
  Dr. Dre
Musicians
3   Tiger Woods Sportsperson (Golf)
4   Steven Spielberg Filmmaker
5   Jennifer Lopez Singer / Actress
6   Paul McCartney Musician
7   Ben Affleck Actor
8   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
9   Tom Hanks Actor
10   The Rolling Stones Musicians
2004[6]
No. Recipient Career
1   Mel Gibson Actor
2   Tiger Woods Sportsperson (Golf)
3   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
4   Tom Cruise Actor
5   The Rolling Stones Musicians
6   J.K. Rowling Writer
7   Michael Jordan Sportsperson (Basketball)
8   Bruce Springsteen Musician
9   Steven Spielberg Filmmaker
10   Johnny Depp Actor
2005[7]
No. Recipient Career
1   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
2   Tiger Woods Sportsperson (Golf)
3   Mel Gibson Actor
4   George Lucas Filmmaker
5   Shaquille O'Neal Sportsperson (Basketball)
6   Steven Spielberg Filmmaker
7   Johnny Depp Actor
8   Madonna Musician
9   Elton John Musician
10   Tom Cruise Actor
2006[8]
No. Recipient Career
1   Tom Cruise Actor
2   The Rolling Stones Musicians
3   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
4   U2 Musicians
5   Tiger Woods Sportsperson (Golf)
6   Steven Spielberg Filmmaker
7   Howard Stern Radio personality
8   50 Cent Musician
9 Cast of The Sopranos Actors
10   Dan Brown Writer
2007[9]
No. Recipient Career
1   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
2   Tiger Woods Sportsperson (Golf)
3   Madonna Musician
4   The Rolling Stones Musicians
5   Brad Pitt Actor
6   Johnny Depp Actor
7   Elton John Musician
8   Tom Cruise Actor
9   Jay-Z Musician
10   Steven Spielberg Filmmaker
2008[10]
No. Recipient Career
1   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
2   Tiger Woods Sportsperson (Golf)
3   Angelina Jolie Actress
4   Beyoncé Musician
5   David Beckham Sportsperson (Association football)
6   Johnny Depp Actor
7   Jay-Z Musician
8   The Police Musicians
9   J.K. Rowling Writer
10   Brad Pitt
  Paula Deen
Actor
Television personality
2009[11]
No. Recipient Career
1   Angelina Jolie Actress
2   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
3   Madonna Musician
4   Beyoncé Musician
5   Tiger Woods Sportsperson (Golf)
6   Bruce Springsteen Musician
7   Steven Spielberg Filmmaker
8   Jennifer Aniston Actress
9   Brad Pitt Actor
10   Kobe Bryant Sportsperson (Basketball)

2010sEdit

2010[12]
No. Recipient Career
1   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
2   Beyoncé Musician
3   James Cameron Filmmaker
4   Lady Gaga Musician
5   Tiger Woods Sportsperson (Golf)
6   Britney Spears Musician
7   U2 Musicians
8   Sandra Bullock Actress
9   Johnny Depp Actor
10   Madonna Musician
2011[13]
No. Recipient Career
1   Lady Gaga Musician
2   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
3   Justin Bieber Musician
4   U2 Musicians
5   Elton John Musician
6   Tiger Woods Sportsperson (Golf)
7   Taylor Swift Musician
8   Bon Jovi Musician
9   Simon Cowell Television personality
10   LeBron James Sportsperson (Basketball)
2012[14]
No. Recipient Career
1   Jennifer Lopez Musician / Actress
2   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
3   Justin Bieber Musician
4   Rihanna Musician
5   Lady Gaga Musician
6   Britney Spears Musician
7   Kim Kardashian Television personality
8   Katy Perry Musician
9   Tom Cruise Actor
10   Steven Spielberg Filmmaker
2013[15]
No. Recipient Career
1   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
2   Lady Gaga Musician
3   Steven Spielberg Filmmaker
4   Beyoncé Musician
5   Madonna Musician
6   Taylor Swift Musician
7   Bon Jovi Musicians
8   Roger Federer Sportsperson (Tennis)
9   Justin Bieber Musician
10   Ellen DeGeneres Television personality
2014[16]
No. Recipient Career
1   Beyoncé Musician
2   LeBron James Sportsperson (Basketball)
3   Dr. Dre Musician
4   Oprah Winfrey Television personality
5   Ellen DeGeneres Television personality
6   Jay-Z Musician
7   Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Sportsperson (Boxing)
8   Rihanna Musician
9   Katy Perry Musician
10   Robert Downey, Jr. Actor
2015[17]
No. Recipient Career
1   Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Sportsperson (Boxing)
2   Manny Pacquiao Sportsperson (Boxing)
3   Katy Perry Musician
4  /  One Direction Musicians
5   Howard Stern Television personality
6   Garth Brooks Musician
7   James Patterson Author
8   Robert Downey, Jr. Actor
8   Taylor Swift Musician
10   Cristiano Ronaldo Sportsperson (Association football)
2016[18]
No. Recipient Career
1   Taylor Swift Musician
2  /  One Direction Musicians
3   James Patterson Author
4   Cristiano Ronaldo Sportsman (Association Football)
4   Dr. Phil McGraw Television Personality
6   Kevin Hart Comedian
7   Howard Stern Radio Personality
8   Lionel Messi Sportsman (Association Football)
9   Adele Musician
10   Rush Limbaugh Radio Personality
2017[19]
No. Recipient Career
1   Sean 'Diddy' Combs Musician
2   Beyoncé Musician
3   J. K. Rowling Author
4   Drake Musician
5   Cristiano Ronaldo Athlete (Association Football)
6   The Weeknd Musician
7   Howard Stern Radio Personality
8   Coldplay Musicians
9   James Patterson Author
10   LeBron James Athlete (Basketball)
2018 [20]
No. Recipient Career
1   Floyd Mayweather Athlete (Boxing)
2   George Clooney Actor
3   Kylie Jenner Personality
4   Judy Sheindlin Personality
5   Dwayne Johnson Actor
6   U2 Musicians
7   Coldplay Musicians
8   Lionel Messi Athlete (Association football)
9   Ed Sheeran Musician
10   Cristiano Ronaldo Athlete (Association football)

ReferencesEdit

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