Taylor Swift Tops Forbes' Highest-Earning Celebrities List

The singer topped Forbes highest-earning celebrities list.

ByLesley Messer
July 11, 2016, 3:45 PM
PHOTO: Taylor Swift arrives at an event at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on May 10, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.
Taylor Swift arrives at an event at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on May 10, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.
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— -- Taylor Swift was the world's highest-earning celebrity last year, according to Forbes.

The "Shake It Off" singer earned $170 million, most of which came from her 1989 World Tour.

According to the magazine, which publishes the list annually, Swift's tour grossed $200 million in North America, and around $1 billion total.

Swift, 26, also has endorsement deals with Diet Coke, Keds and Apple.

Others who made the list include Swift's ex, Calvin Harris (No. 21 with $63 million) and, according to the Associated Press, Adele (No. 9 with $80.5 million), Madonna (No. 12 with $76.5 million), and Rihanna (No. 13 with $75 million).

Last year's highest-paid musician, Katy Perry, took the 63rd spot with $41 million, The AP reported.

The full list will be published later today.

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