Madonna Named Highest-Paid Celebrity By Forbes
Queen of Pop has raked in an estimated $125m in the last year...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 15:45
Madonna has received the title of highest-paid celebrity after earning an estimated $125 million (£80.7m) between June 2012 and 2013.
Research by Forbes shows the Queen of Pop beat director Steven Spielberg ($100m/£64.5m) to the top spot helped, mainly by a world tour promoting her MDNA album.
Along with her jaunt, earnings came from merchandise sales including her Material Girl clothing line and perfume.
She also has investments in a number of companies making 2012/2013 her highest earning year in the history of the list.
Elsewhere on the list, Simon Cowell came joint third with Lady Gaga came in at No.10 with an estimated $80m (£51.6m) despite her Katy Perrypocketing $39m in the past year.
Madge recently celebrated her birthday, with the singer turning 55 earlier this month (August 16).
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