Who do you think are the top most celebrities in the world today? Unlike before, when the place was mostly held by actors, we have everyone from sportspersons to singers in the list.

Floyd Mayweather makes the cut

Floyd Mayweather makes the cut

The changing nature of who makes the cut as a 'celebrity'

Education doesn't just bring wealth in our life but also helps us do more. If you are a parent, you wouldn’t want your child to just study. Instead, it is important for them to do what they love too, and get good at it!

Below, we're going to see some personalities from different fields, all who earn millions. We're sure you would get excited knowing how much you can earn doing what you love!

The top 10 highest paid celebrities

So, wondering who are the top ten world’s highest paid celebrities today? Here is a look at the contenders.

1. Floyd Mayweather: Earns about $285 million.

He is the highest paid celebrity, and is the professional boxer in America. His real name is Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr and his pet name is Pretty Boy, Money.

2. George Clooney: Earns about $239 million.

He is an actor-screenwriter, a producer and a director. His real name is George Timothy Clooney and his nickname is Gorgeous George. He has had two spouses: his ex Talia Balsam, and current wife Amal Clooney.

3. Kylie Jenner: Earns $166.5 million.

She is a television personality. She is the youngest in this list at 21. She created Kendall & Kylie, a line of clothing, as well as Kylie Lip Kits.

4. Judy Sheindlin: Earns as much as $147 million a year.

She is an American lawyer and former judge in family court. She has had two spouses: Jerry Sheindlin (divorced) and Ronald Levy, who she's currently married to. She first started as a corporate lawyer for a cosmetics firm.

5. Dwayne Johnson: Earns $124 million a year.

He is famously known as "The Rock". He is an actor and a wrestler. He has had two spouses: Dany Garcia and Lauren Hashian. Dany serves as his manager. He was once a professional football player.

6. U2: Earns $118 million.

This Irish rock band are raking in the cash. The members are Bono, Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr.

7. Coldplay: Earns about $115.5 million.

Coldplay are a British rock band. The members are Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, Will Champion, and Phil Harvey.

8. Lionel Messi: Earns about $111 million every year.

He is a professional footballer from Argentina.

9. Ed Sheeran: Earns about $110 million every year.

His birth name is Edward Christopher Sheeran. He first sang in a local church choir at the age of four.

10. Cristiano Ronaldo: Earns about $108 million.

His full name is Cristiano Ronaldo Dos Santos Aveiro. He is a professional footballer, and is Portuguese.

The top most paid celebrities today tell us just how much the world has changed in the recent years. Which of these is your favorite and why? Let us know in the comments below.

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