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Harry Kane to Become EPL’s highest-paid Player with Man City Deal [Top 10]
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Harry Kane to Become EPL’s highest-paid Player with Man City Deal [Top 10]

  Tottenham striker, Harry Kane, would become the Premier League’s highest paid footballer if he seals his move to Manchester City. Spurs have reportedly made a U-turn on their hardline stance and are now willing to sell their prized asset. City are set to submit a staggering £160million bid. Kane is open to a move to the Etihad, with the Premier League champions ready to double his current wages. The England captain would earn £400,000-a-week if the deal goes through, which would make him the most paid player in England’s top flight. The 27-year-old would overtake Kevin De Bruyne who currently occupies top spot on £385,000-a-week at City after penning a contract extension to 2025 back in May. Premier League top earners if Harry Kane joins Manchester City: ...
UFC star, Conor McGregor Beats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to be Named World’s Richest Athlete
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UFC star, Conor McGregor Beats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to be Named World’s Richest Athlete

Conor McGregor has been ranked as Forbes' highest-paid athlete, beating out competition from the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lewis Hamilton to claim the number one spot. The majority of his revenue has come from ventures which include an array of endorsement deals. According to Forbes, the Irish UFC star made a total of $180 million over the last 12 months. Most of the money came from his recent sale of his majority stake in whiskey brand Proper No. Twelve to Proximo Spirits for $150 million McGregors also made money from product endorsements after adding DraftKings, the video game Dystopia: Contest of Heroes and the lifestyle brand Roots of Fight to his portfolio that has included campaigns with Burger King in the past, and a lucrative deal to wear Monster En...
Top 5 Highest Paid Footballers in Europe Emerge
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Top 5 Highest Paid Footballers in Europe Emerge

  Europe’s highest paid top footballers have been revealed with Barcelona’s Messi and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo taking the lead. Messi is however, earning astonishingly more than twice the wages of his rival. Recall that Messi’s Barcelona contract details were leaked earlier in the year and it was the biggest deal in sporting history. And now French outlet, L’Equipe reports that the Argentina International’s salary breaks down to an incredible weekly wage of £2.1 million which is about £108.2 million yearly income. Ronaldo is second on the list with £900,000 weekly from Juventus, according to L’Equipe and earns £46.7 million per year. This is less than half of Messi’s salary. Brazilian international and Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, occupies the third...
Highest Paid Dead Celebrities Of 2020 By Forbes
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Highest Paid Dead Celebrities Of 2020 By Forbes

Sadly, there are also young newcomers to the list—21-year-old rapper Juice WRLD (No. 7) earned $15 million since last year’s list, and NBA Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant, who was killed in a helicopter crash in January, is ranked No. 6, having earned $20 million. Here’s who else is making a killing in the afterlife. 13. MARILYN MONROE $8 million Died: August 4, 1962 (36) Cause: Overdose The late movie blonde goddess will forever be worshiped—her image and name are used by nearly 100 brands globally, including Dolce & Gabbana, Zales and even Lego Group. 12. George Harrison $8.5 million Died: November 29, 2001 (58) Cause: Cancer The Quiet Beatle pocketed a seven-figure check from the band’s Cirque du Soleil show Love—even with the Las Vegas Strip shut down f...
Kanye West Tops the List of the World’s Highest-paid Musicians in 2020 after raking in $170M in Just one Year
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Kanye West Tops the List of the World’s Highest-paid Musicians in 2020 after raking in $170M in Just one Year

Forbes has released the 2020 edition of its annual Celebrity 100 list and revealed Kanye West as the world's highest-paid musician, as well as the second-highest-paid celebrity overall. The billionaire rapper, 42,  who made $170 million in 2020 ranks at number two, behind sister-in-law Kylie Jenner, whose billionaire status was invoked after she was accused faking her way to her billionaire status over claims inflated her personal wealth and forged her tax returns. According to the magazine, West is now officially worth $1.3 billion. But months ago Kanye slammed Forbes because he was left unhappy with their research and findings - stating that he believes his net worth to be around $3.3 billion and not the $1.26 billion they estimated at that time. 'It's not a billion,' West a...
Kylie Jenner Ranked World’s Highest-Paid Celebrity Of 2020
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Kylie Jenner Ranked World’s Highest-Paid Celebrity Of 2020

  Kylie Jenner has got top spot on Forbes’ 2020 Celeb 100 list, the magazine ranked the makeup mogul as the world’s highest-paid celebrity in terms of her annual pay. The ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ earned $590 million over the past year, thanks to beauty giant Coty buying a 51 percent stake of Kylie Cosmetics last January. It was announced after the publication stripped the 22-year-old of her billionaire status last week, claiming she had been ‘inflating the size of her business for years’. Jenner, 22, denied the initial claims made in the report that she allegedly had forged her tax returns. Despite their recent falling out, the magazine is giving Kylie Jenner credit for her success, as they’ve given her the No. 1 spot on its 2020 Celeb 100 list, ranking her...
Ronaldo Highest-Paid Footballer In 2020 Forbes List As Messi Ranks 2nd, Neymar 3rd
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Ronaldo Highest-Paid Footballer In 2020 Forbes List As Messi Ranks 2nd, Neymar 3rd

Roger Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete for 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic knocked footballer Lionel Messi off top spot, according to the annual Forbes list released on Friday. The Swiss tennis great, owner of a men's record 20 Grand Slam singles titles, earned $106.3m (£86.3m) in the last 12 months, including $100m (£81.2m) via endorsements, to move up four places and become the first player from his sport to top the list. Football players Cristiano Ronaldo (£85.3m), Messi (£84.5m) and Neymar (£77.6m) and American basketball player LeBron James (£71.6m) rounded out the top five. "The coronavirus pandemic triggered salary cuts for football stars Messi and Ronaldo, clearing the way for a tennis player to rank as the world's highest-paid athlete for the first time," said ...
Naomi Osaka displaces Serena Williams as the highest paid female athlete
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Naomi Osaka displaces Serena Williams as the highest paid female athlete

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has become the world’s highest paid female athlete, displacing US rival Serena Williams at the top of the list. . According to Forbes magazine, Osaka, 22, a two-time Grand Slam champion, made £30.7m in prize money and endorsements over the past 12 months. . That was £1.15m more than the amount earned by 38-year-old Williams. . Both shattered the previous single-year earnings record of £24.4m set in 2015 by Russia’s Maria Sharapova. . Since Forbes began tracking women athletes’ income in 1990, tennis players have topped the annual list every year. . Osaka, whose father was born in Haiti and whose mother is Japanese, is 29th on the 2020 Forbes list of the world’s 100 top-paid athletes, four spots ahead of Williams, the winner of 23 Grand Slam...
Naomi Osaka Breaks Maria Sharapova record after displacing Serena Williams to Become Highest-paid Female Athlete in History
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Naomi Osaka Breaks Maria Sharapova record after displacing Serena Williams to Become Highest-paid Female Athlete in History

Japanese tennis star, Naomi Osaka has become the world's highest-paid female athlete, displacing US rival Serena Williams at the top of the list. The 22-year-old also broke Maria Sharapova's previous record for a female athlete which was set in 2015 when she totaled $29.7 million. According to Forbes magazine, Osaka, a two-time Grand Slam champion, made £30.7m in prize money and endorsements over the past 12 months, setting a new record. That was £1.15m more than the amount earned by 38-year-old Williams. Williams, a 23-time grand slam champion, has been the highest-paid female athlete for the last four years -- earning between $18 million to $29 million. Osaka ranks at No. 29 in the Forbes top-100 highest-paid athletes in 2020, ahead of Serena Williams who sits 33rd. It’s ...
Top 5 Highest Paid Goalkeeper In The World So Far
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Top 5 Highest Paid Goalkeeper In The World So Far

Here are the top 5 highest paid goalkeeper, it will be updated as times goes on. 5) Petr Cech Petr Cech is a professional football player who plays as the goalkeeper. He has currently taken his leave from the Czech Republic national football team where he played from 2002 to 2016. He made 124 international appearances with the Czech Republic national team. Team – Arsenal Annual Salary – $6.1 million Net Worth – $22 million However, he is one of the highest paid goalkeepers and currently playing for the Premier League club Arsenal. In 1999, he started his professional career with Chmel BIsany and in 2001, he joined with Sparta Prague. Salary & Net Worth He made a four years contract with the Gunners on 29th June 2015 in exchange for £10 million. However, he is currently rece...
Michael Jackson Ranks Highest-paid Dead Celebrities For The 7th Consecutive Year
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Michael Jackson Ranks Highest-paid Dead Celebrities For The 7th Consecutive Year

The King of Pop has ranked No. 1 in this year's list of highest-paid dead celebrities for the 7th consecutive year, despite recent controversy. His streaming jumped 2.1 billion U.S. spins from 1.8 billion a year ago. Forbes released its 2019 list of the Top-Earning Dead Celebrities on Wednesday, the day before Halloween. And Michael Jackson remains the King of Pop even in death, topping the list for the seventh consecutive year with $60 million in pretax income from Oct. 1, 2018, through the same date this year.
Nigerian Highest Paid Sex Therapist, Jaruma, Welcomes Baby
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Nigerian Highest Paid Sex Therapist, Jaruma, Welcomes Baby

Jaruma a popular and controversial most expensive sex therapist has given birth to her baby today and the world cant wait to see photos of her new born baby. BBNaija housemate, Tacha also congratulated Jaruma Empire CEO on the arrival of her newborn via her social media page. She wrote; OUR VERY OWN WOMAN CRUSH!!! CONGRATULATIONS ON SAFE DELIVERY MAMAH .. GOD’S CONTINUOUS PROTECTION OVER YOU QUEEN @JARUMA_EMPIRE. . BEST WISHES MAMI !
Dwayne Johnson Named Highest Paid Actor In The World
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Dwayne Johnson Named Highest Paid Actor In The World

It’s been quite the week for Dwayne Johnson after he finally married his long-term partner Lauren in a sunset Hawaiian ceremony on Monday - and the good news just continues for the popular wrestler-turned-actor. According to Forbes, ’The Rock’ was the highest paid actor for 2019, jumping from second place the year before. That’s despite his earnings of £73.6million being lower than the year before, when he raked in a staggering £98.1million. The last 12 months have seen Dwayne made huge profits from his films Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and its sequel Jumanji: The Next Level, as well as his TV show Ballers, where he reportedly picks up £573,972 per episode. Last year’s top earning actor George Clooney dropping out of the top ten altogether. He had only secured top spot in...
Gareth Bale To Get £1Million Per Week If He Goes To This New Club
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Gareth Bale To Get £1Million Per Week If He Goes To This New Club

Beijing Guoan are ready to make Real Madrid winger, Gareth Bale the highest-paid player in Chinese football history, by offering him a route out of Real Madrid, the UK Telegraph reports. Real manager Zinedine Zidane has revealed the club are working on Bale’s departure, which he expects to happen in day. His comments prompted the Welshman’s agent, Jonathan Barnett, to call Zidane “a disgrace”. Barnett also suggested there could be a surprise in terms of where Bale goes next and it is understood Beijing Guoan have already expressed their interest in taking the 30-year-old. Guaon are not the only club interested in Bale, but they are one of the few who want to to match or even increase his £600,000-a-week Real wages. It is believed they are willing to pay the Welshman an eye-w...
Ten Highest-paid Footballers In Europe
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Ten Highest-paid Footballers In Europe

Some staggering sums of money are being paid out to footballers. And the figures are only getting bigger. Football clubs are being forced to offer contracts promising eye-watering sums of money in order to keep hold of their best players, this creates a chain reaction that naturally sees the progressive increase of players’ wages. And they are probably much higher than you think. L’Equipe, a French publication has released its annual report of football’s highest salaries, with the top 10 highest earners playing in either the Premier League, Serie A, La Liga or Ligue 1. So, without wasting much of your time, here they are. The 10 highest-paid footballers on earth are listed below: 10. Mesut Ozil – Arsenal – £1.4m (per month) 9. Kylian Mbappe – PSG – £1.5m (per month) ...
Nigerian Basketball Star, Giannis Antetokounmpo Listed As One Of The Highest Paid NBA Players In 2018
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Nigerian Basketball Star, Giannis Antetokounmpo Listed As One Of The Highest Paid NBA Players In 2018

Nigerian basketball star, Giannis Antetokounmpo, has been listed as one of the highest paid NBA players of 2018 by Forbes Magazine. The 24-year-old Nigerian basketball star who was listed as one of the highest paid NBA players of 2018, made $35.5million last year. Giannis Antetokounmpo a.k.a “the Greek Freak”, first talked about his home country, Nigeria for the first time in a 2019 interview with a sports website called The Undefeated. His Nigerian side is reflected on his Twitter bio and he also about getting his Nigerian passport in 2015.The NBA star was born on December 6, 1994, in Athens, Greece to Nigerian parents, Charles and Veronica Adetokunbo. He was born three years after his parents moved to the European country. His name was originally Adetokunbo, but it became Antetoko...
Jay Z Tops Forbes Highest Paid In Hip Hop List, Followed By Diddy And Kendrick Lamar (See List)
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Jay Z Tops Forbes Highest Paid In Hip Hop List, Followed By Diddy And Kendrick Lamar (See List)

Forbes has unveiled its list for The World’s Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Acts 2018. Rapper JAY-Z clinched the No. 1 spot with a whopping $76.5 million, soaring past last year’s No. 1, Sean “Diddy” Combs, who lands at No. 2 with $64 million. Kendrick Lamar sits in the No. 3 spot with an impressive $58 million. From his endorsement deals with Nike and American Express to sold-out dates on the TDE: Championship Tour and among others paid off for him. Drake in at No. 4 with $47 million and J. Cole rounds out the Top 5 with $35.5 million, while Dr. Dre and Nas are tied for No. 6 with $35 million. This is the first time Nas has made the list since emerging with Illmatic in 1994. DJ Khaled lands at No. 11 with $27 million, Travis Scott at No. 15 with $21 million, Lil Uzi Vert at No. 1...
George Clooney Tops Forbes List Of Highest Paid Actors After Earning $239 Million In Just 12 Months
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George Clooney Tops Forbes List Of Highest Paid Actors After Earning $239 Million In Just 12 Months

Award-winning actor, George Clooney is Hollywood's highest-paid actor for 2018 after earning $239 million over the past 12 months. The two-time Oscar winner and 'Oceans 11' star took back the top spot on Forbes' annual list from Mark Wahlberg after missing out on the top 10 last year. Most of his giant earnings didn't come from acting paychecks but from the sale of Casamigos Tequila, which he co-founded in 2013, netting him $233 million, Forbes said. The 57-year-old didn't appear in any films at all between the June 1, 2017, to the same date this year time frame, but was paid for several Nespresso ads, according to an annual list. Actor, Dwayne Johnson was announced second on the list after earning $124 million, while Robert Downey Jr who's third on the list made $81 millio...
Floyd Mayweather Tops Forbes’ List Of Highest-paid Celebrities
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Floyd Mayweather Tops Forbes’ List Of Highest-paid Celebrities

American boxer Floyd Mayweather was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Monday on a list that saw actor George Clooney take the No. 2 spot with the highest annual pay of his career. Reality star Kylie Jenner, 20, came in third on the annual Forbes Celebrity 100 list, largely thanks to her booming cosmetics line that Forbes said put her on track to become the youngest self-made billionaire in the United States. Forbes compiled its 2018 list estimating pre-tax earnings from June 2017-June 2018. Mayweather pulled in some $285 million in the period, largely thanks to his August 2017 comeback fight win over mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor. Here is Forbes’ top 10: 1. Floyd Mayweather — $285 million 2. George Clooney — $239 million 3. Kylie Jenner — $166....

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