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Top 10 highest paid entertainers of 2022: Brad Pitt and Taylor Swift are among the highest earning stars!

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Forbes has just released a list of the top 10 celebrities in the world by salary for 2022. The only female artist on the list is Taylor Swift, who is joined by the Rolling Stones, Genesis, Bad Bunny (Net Worth) and Sting as solo artists.

The dynamic duos behind “The Simpsons” and “South Park,” as well as other filmmakers and TV producers, belong to the high-earner category.

About $1.35 billion was earned by the top earners in 2022, which is only half of the previous year’s list, which includes artists such as Kanye West, Jay-Z (Net Worth), and Bruce Springsteen.

Bad Bunny ($88 million)

Tickets for the Puerto Rican rapper’s two concerts, El ltimo Tour del Mundo and the World’s Hottest Tour, sold for more than $400 million. In addition, the “Bullet Train” actor signed endorsement contracts with companies such as Corona, Cheetos and Adidas.

Taylor Swift ($92 million)

Most of the country-pop superstar’s $92 million comes from her back catalog of songs released in previous years, despite the success of her album “Midnights,” which made her the first artist in history to simultaneously the Top 10 slots of the Billboard Hot 100 list. Swift, who topped the list in 2019 and has been on the top earners list six times before, is the only woman on the list.

James Cameron ($95 million)

“Avatar: The Way of Water” brought the director a whopping $ 95 million. After directing ‘Titanic’ in 1997 and ‘Avatar’ in 2009, Cameron is one of the highest-grossing directors of all time.

The Rolling Stones ($98 million)

The Rolling Stones’ Sixty tour, which spanned 15 venues in Europe, grossed more than $8.5 million a night for Mike Jagger and Keith Richards.

Top 10 highest paid entertainers of 2022
Top 10 highest paid entertainers of 2022

Brad Pitt ($100 million)

The Oscar winner appeared in films such as ‘Bullet Train’, ‘Babylon’ and ‘The Lost City’ in 2022. In addition, he received approximately $113 million in fees for a December transaction in which he sold Mediawan most of his production company. , Plan B entertainment.

James L. Brooks and Matt Groening ($105 million)

Last year, more than $100 million was earned by the creators of “The Simpsons”, a popular animated sitcom. Since the sitcom’s debut in 1989, more than 700 episodes have been made. All seasons of the show migrated from FX to Disney+ in 2019, netting the duo a previously unknown $105 million a year, according to Forbes.

Trey Parker and Matt Stone ($160 million)

A 2021 contract that the creators of “South Park” signed with Paramount + netted them $160 million. Over six years, the exclusivity deal will net them $935 million. As a result of their collaboration, 14 unique “South Park” movies were produced by Parker and Stone for the streaming service.

Tyler Perry ($175 million)

Due to his backlot sets in Atlanta and the various productions he produced for BET, the multi-hyphenated actor, writer, director, and producer swam in the green. The richest celebrity on the list is Perry, who is believed to be worth $1 billion.

Stab ($210 million)

In 2022, the singer and his band The Police sold their music library to Universal Music Group, along with his solo discography. Excluding fees, the frontman received $300 million from the deal.

Genesis ($230 million)

Frontman Phil Collins (Net Worth) and his band sold Concord Music Group the rights to a selection of their song repertoire for $300 million in September. Several of Collins’ solo projects, including his top-grossing single, “In the Air Tonight,” were also covered by the deal.

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