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
AVICII is believed to have amassed an enormous fortune before he was found dead in his hotel room in Oman last week, but now the extent of his generous nature has been revealed. By Ariane Sohrabi-Shiraz / Published 30th April 2018 Avicii may have been able to demand fees of around $250,000 (£182,000) per show, but the Swedish DJ was never motivated by money or fame.In an honest 2013 interview the Hey Brother star revealed: “I discovered when I started making money that I didn’t really need it.“When you have such an excess of money you don’t need, the most sensible, most human and completely obvious thing is to give to people in need.”The Wake Me Up star is said to have donated a massive sum to charity to help hunger relief.The late DJ is said to have given the entire income from his 27-date House for Hunger tour to the hunger relief charity Feeding America. GETTY AVICII DEATH: The Swedish DJ donated millions to charities “I … [Read more...] about Avicii net worth: Swedish DJ donated MILLIONS to charity before death
AVICII was found dead at the age of 28 on April 20 in his hotel room in Muscat, Oman - but how much was the Swedish DJ known for hits such as Levels worth? By Ariane Sohrabi-Shiraz / Published 24th April 2018 Tim Bergling, known worldwide as Avicii, was found dead in his hotel room in Oman, a country in the Middle East which borders to Saudi Arabia.The hugely influential Swedish DJ is known for popularising a style of electronic dance music known as “deep house”He had many worldwide hits, such as Levels, Hey Brother, The Days and Wake Me Up.In addition, the talented artist had two Grammy nominations for Best Dance Recording in 2011 and 2012.No details were released regarding his death, but his publicist said: “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii.“The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be … [Read more...] about Avicii death: What was Swedish DJ’s net worth?