Taylor Swift: World’s Highest Paid Celebrity


According to Forbes, Taylor Swift at the tender age of 26 is the world’s highest-paid celebrity, over the past year, pulling in a whopping $170 million. The music icons take from June 2015 to June 2016 is the highest total of her career, possibly more than doubling her previous record of $80 million last year.

By the beginning of 2016, Swift had sold more than 40 million albums, 130 million single downloads and was one of the top five music artists with the highest worldwide digital sales. The star whose voice makes so many hearts melt is worth $250 Million.


Swift has worked her way up to be on the top earning celebrity list. The blonde singer was named Billboard Magazine’s Woman of the Year. Also, one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World and one of only eight candidates for Time’s most prestigious honor, Person of the Year, in 2014.

She out-earned other famous musicians including Adele ($80.5 million), Madonna ($76.5 million), Rihanna ($75 million) and Bruce Springsteen ($60.5 million).

Every teenagers wildest dream, Taylor got her album, Fearless most YouTube views. Swift’s world tour to promote the album, 1989, pulled in a quarter of a billion dollars, while the 26-year-old also has lucrative promotional deals with Diet Coke and Apple.


You name it, Taylor has achieved it all! She is a ten-time grammy winner. The youngest recipient in history of the music industry’s highest honor, the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Never has it ever happened in the history of Grammys that a  26-year-old female star won Album of the Year twice in a row. Swift is also the second most awarded artist at the Teen Choice Awards with 25 awards in her bag.

With so many accomplishments under her belt, Taylor is all set to climb higher.

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