Forbes list: World's Top 10 Highest Paid Celebrities of 2015

Forbes magazine has listed out its Celebrity 100, where it mentions the Top 100 most powerful celebrities. The only difference being, this year, Forbes has included celebrities purely on the basis of their earnings, and not celeb power alone. So, if we have a Justin Bieber in there, or a Robert Downey Jr, we also have Bollywood celebrity Salman Khan at No. 71.

Salman Khan in Forbes list at No. 71

In this video, Zack O’Mally Greenberg of Forbes magazine explains how they selected this years’s Celebrity Top 100. Other members of Forbes also list out the World’s Top 10 Highest Paid Celebrities 2015 in the video. For the Top 100, you will have to buy the magazine. we guess. The Top 10 highest paid list of Forbes reads like this (and you will be surprised with the No.1):

#10 – Cristiano Ronaldo; #9 –  Robert Downey Jr.; #8 – Taylor Swift; #7 – James Patterson; #6 – Garth Brooks; #5 – Howard Stern; #4 – One Direction; #3 – Katy Perry; #2 – Manny Pacquiao and #1 – Floyd Mayweather (with USD 250 million of earnings!). We have deliberately not mentioned the earnings of others on the list. Watch the video to know that!