Taylor Swift beats Kanye West on the Rich List

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Despite making waves, headlines, and a literal billion dollars off her cosmetics empire, Kylie Jenner is not the highest-paid celebrity in the game.

With gross earnings of $65 million, Kumar stands at 33rd on the list, ahead of renowned celebrities like Rihanna, Jackie Chan, Scarlett Johansson and Katy Perry.

Swift's 2018 "Reputation" tour became the highest-grossing tour in the USA history collecting over United States dollars 266.1 million.

Meanwhile, here are the names of the top 10 celebrities on the list.

Much of Swift's income came from her Reputation Stadium Tour, which brought in an estimated $266.1 million, the highest-grossing tour in USA history. A bulk of her wealth comes from tour income, and after her Reputation world tour of 2018 became the highest grossing U.S tour ever, are we really all that surprised?

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Her inclusion on the list proved controversial, with many claiming her "billionaire" status derived in part from her famous family.

Musicians take up the most residency in the 2019 list, with a total of 38 artists represented.

Forbes calculated these figures based on data from a number of sources, including ComScore and Nielsen Music, and interviews with the celebrities. The rapper and designer, who is married to Jenner's half-sister Kim Kardashian, was third with £120 million. Forbes reports Yeezy made an estimated US$1 billion in sales previous year alone.

Ed Sheeran, who is placed fifth in the list, is the highest-ranking Briton with estimated pre-tax earnings of $110m (£88m).

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