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Katy Perry on the cover of Forbes Magazine

Noted purveyors of wealth Forbes Magazine has revealed its celebrity rich list and the results are a bit surprising. 

Coming out on top are boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio, who, thanks to their Las Vegas fight in May, have earned collectively a total of $460 million! Wow. 

However, most importantly, the magazine revealed who the biggest earning popstar is. 

Sitting a-top the list is Katy Perry, who managed to bag herself a hefty $135 million (£86 million). 

This figure is, no doubt, partly due to the singer's lengthy Prism World Tour as well as her highly publicised half-time performance at this year's Super Bowl. 

“I am proud of my position as a boss, as a person that runs my own company,” Perry, who covers this month's edition of Forbes, said. “I’m an entrepreneur. … I don’t want to shy away from it. I actually want to kind of grab it by its balls.”

Well, KP, we totally agree that you are a B.O.S.S.

Following just behind Perry were One Direction, who took home a tidy $130 million (£82 million), with Taylor Swift just making the top 10 list with $80 million (£51 million). 

Check out the full top 10 below:

  1. Floyd Mayweather ($300 million)
  2. Manny Pacquiano ($160 million)
  3. Katy Perry ($135 million)
  4. One Direction ($130 million)
  5. Howard Stern ($95 million)
  6. Garth Brooks ($90 million)
  7. James Patterson ($89 million)
  8. Robert Downey Jr ($80 million)
  9. Taylor Swift ($80 million)
  10. Christiano Ronaldo ($79.5 million)
Katy Perry on the cover of Forbes Magazine

[Cover image + above courtesy of Forbes]


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