9 of 2015’s Highest Paid Celebrities

While we all know that celebrities are making the big bucks, we often don’t realize just how much they’re putting in the bank. With every movie, music video, song, appearance, or photo shoot, your favorite celebrity could be making thousands of dollars.

The lifestyles of the rich and famous are something we love to gawk at, and we’re taking a closer look at just how much these mega movie stars and singers are actually making. Check out 9 of 2015’s highest paid celebrities.

Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen made the list with her $75 million this year. With her popular weekday talk show, this comedian is loved by all ages. Ellen also released a new design show and has previously partnered with large brands like CoverGirl.

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo got the tenth spot on the Forbes 100 list in June 2015 and has made $79.5 million in the last year. While he isn’t a singer, actor, or Hollywood star, he is a big name in the sports world and makes money off of his soccer career and multiple endorsement deals.

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Taylor Swift

T-Swift is the reigning country queen and pop sensation, with $80 million made so far this year. She has another tour on the go for her most recent album and doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. With her A-list best friends and new boyfriend, Taylor seems to be living the high life and enjoying her spot on the list.

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Robert Downey Jr.

RDJ is well known for his starring role in Marvel’s The Avengers and Iron Man movies, and his $80 million paycheck sure shows it. With such high grossing films in the franchise it’s no wonder he’s raking in the money year after year. He takes the spot of highest paid male actor for 2015.

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