Cydney Henderson USA TODAY Published 5:39 p.m. UTC Aug 23, 2018 George Clooney may be taking a hiatus from the big screen, but he's still cashing in. The 57-year-old ranks as the highest-paid actor of the year, according to Forbes' 2018 list of top male earners, which was released Wednesday. Clooney took in $239 million in pretax earnings, thanks to a lucrative business venture, endorsements and older movies. The extra money should come in handy taking care of his one-year-old twins, Ella and Alexander, with wife Amal Alamuddin Clooney. The new dad claimed the top spot despite not starring in a hit movie during the 12-month period (June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2018) covered in the Forbes study. The annual ranking tallies on-screen and off-screen earnings. More: Kylie Jenner, worth $900 million, on track to be youngest self-made billionaire by age 21 Clooney sold his Casamigos Tequila company to British liquor giant Diageo last June … [Read more...] about Highest-paid actors in the world: George Clooney, Dwayne Johnson top ‘Forbes’ list
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MADONNA turns 60 today and the singer has a lot to be proud of on her milestone birthday – but how much is the Queen of Pop worth? By Ariane Sohrabi-Shiraz / Published 16th August 2018 The Queen of Pop continues to enjoy a massively successful career.Madonna has performed an impressive 10 tours, sold over 300 million albums, and to top it off she is the best-selling female artist of all time.In addition to being America’s richest female music star, she is also an actress and a business woman.Today talented singer is celebrating her birthday in Marrakesh, and posted snaps on Instagram to prove it. Related Articles Drake and Madonna to work together on new music Madonna, 59, spills from top in sheer lace and suspenders Kylie Minogue, 50, flaunts age-defying beauty in behind the scenes snap She posted a picture holding a piece of cloth where it says: “The Queen”.She captioned the image: “In case someone forgot! #birthday #magic … [Read more...] about Madonna net worth: How much is the Queen of Pop worth on her 60th birthday?
Kylie Jenner has topped a list of the world's 10 most profitable Instagram accounts, having jumped drastically from fourth place last year. Instagram planning and scheduling tool HopperHQ released the rankings after analysing data to calculate how much the world's biggest celebrities can charge per branded post. GoFundMe created to help get Kylie Jenner's net worth to $1 billion Kim Kardashian defends Kylie Jenner's fortune as 'self-made' With a cool US$1 million price tag for each sponsored post, Jenner leaves sister Kim Kardashian in the dust, as well as Selena Gomez, who has the most followers on the social media platform. The top 10 of the Instagram rich-list are as follows: 1. Kylie Jenner: 111 million followers, $1m per post 2. Selena Gomez: 139 million followers, $800,000 per post 3. Cristiano Ronaldo: 137 million followers, $750,000 per post 4. Kim Kardashian West: 114 million followers, $720,000 per post 5. Beyonce Knowles: 116 million followers, $700,000 per post 6. Dwayne … [Read more...] about Kylie Jenner tops list of world’s most profitable Instagram accounts
ONLY eight of the richest people have as much combined wealth as the poorer half of the world. They have control of many of the world's biggest and most profitable companies. But who are these people? Who is the richest man in the world? In February 2018, Jeff Bezos was at the top of the world's rich list with the Amazon king worth a whopping £84billion. Bezos' wealth fluctuates with Amazon's share price and after the retail website reported excellent earnings over the profitable Christmas period - Bezos' net worth shot up. Who was top of the Forbes rich list for 2018? Each year Forbes magazine publishes its list of the top richest celebrities, here is a look at the top five richest people in the world in 2017 according 1. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos Bezos turned the idea of selling books online into one of the most lucrative businesses in the world. He was worth $72.8 billion (£55 billion) when Forbes released this list. On January 9, 2018, Jeff has become the … [Read more...] about Who is the richest person in the world? From Jeff Bezos to Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates
The Trump administration issued an expanded list of sanctions on Friday against Russian businessmen and companies. In all, the Treasury Department included 12 businessmen and the companies they control. Russian businessmen: Andrey Akimov – Chairman of the Management Board of Gazprombank. Vladimir Bogdanov – President of Surgutneftegaz, one of the largest Russian oil companies. Sergey Fursenko – the president of Zenit Football Club and former Russian Football Union president. Suleiman Kerimov – majority owner of Russia’s biggest gold producer, Polyus. Igor Rotenberg – chairman at NPV Engineering, the largest Russian power generating company Mosenergo and Gazprom Bureniye. Kirill Shamalov – non-executive director of Russia’s biggest petrochemicals company, Sibur. Andrey Skoch – part owner of the steelmaker Lebedinsky Mining. Russian companies added to the sanctions list: Rosoboronexport – Russia’s top defense … [Read more...] about List of Russian businessmen & companies added to US sanctions