The List of Highest Earning Celebrities of 2017 May Surprise You

Forbes magazine just released its 100 top-earning entertainers and the top 10 might surprise you. Just because you hear a lot about a celeb doesn’t mean they are reaping the benefits of their media attention in $. The Kardashians, for one, don’t even enter the list until #47 (Kim).

Here’s the top 10 and how they did it.

#10 LeBron James- $86 million

Despite loosing the NBA finals, James made $31 million for the 2016-2017 season. Questions of whether James name should be ranked about Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant as the greatest basketball players of all time are questionable however, he does fit along side those two icons in the list of only the 3rd NBA star to earn over $30 million.