With approximately $185 million in pretax earnings over the past year, the 29-year-old Taylor Swift has been named the highest-paid female singer in the world for 2019, according to Forbes. Of course, this should come as no surprise to her fans.
So, who secured the no. 2 spot?
With an estimated $81 million in earnings between June 2018 and June 2019, Beyoncé landed 2nd on the list.
Amazingly, Rihanna (who has not released an album since 2016), came in 3rd on the list with a reported $62 million in earnings. Katy Perry came in4th place with estimated earnings of $57.5 million.
Pink, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Lopez, and Lady Gaga landed on the list as well—reportedly earning about $57 million, $48 million, $43 million and $39.5 million respectively.
These top 10 ladies are living proof of being able to make it in the big, bad world of music. In fact, between the period of June 2018 and June 2019, these ladies with their killer vocals have collectively made pre-tax earnings of over $645 million.
The top ten Highest-Paid Female Singers In The World For 2019
- Taylor Swift: $185 million
- Beyoncé: $81 million
- Rihanna: $62 million
- Katy Perry: $57.5 million
- P!nk: $57 million
- Ariana Grande: $48 million
- Jennifer Lopez: $43 million
- Lady Gaga: $39.5 million
- Celine Dion: $37.5 million
- Shakira: $35 million
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