Also new this year is a marketability measure provided by E-Poll, a score that determines how desirable each celebrity is to marketers. Earnings consist of pre-tax income between June 1, 2012 and June 1, 2013. Management, agent and attorney fees are not deducted.
The Top Ten:
$ 77 million
$ 80 million
$ 53 million
$ 55 million
$ 79 million
$ 71 million
$ 58 million
$ 56 million
Musicians dominate the Top Ten in 2013. Country superstar Toby Keith (No. 43), featured on the cover (Cowboy Capitalist) has some of the most loyal fans in music, and owns enough product extensions to make sure they’re also some of the most lucrative.
Notable newcomers to the 2013 list include Hugh Jackman (No. 11); Channing Tatum (No. 23); Jennifer Lawrence (No. 49); Emma Stone (No. 84); Mila Kunis (No. 89) and Amy Poehler (No. 92).
Athletes Usain Bolt (No. 48); Drew Brees (No. 50) and Danica Patrick (No. 91) join fellow newcomers Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. (Erika) James (No. 42); model Miranda Kerr (No. 100) and TV host Sean Hannity (No. 72).
Among the drop-offs this year are Adele, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Johnny Depp, Alex Rodriguez, Julia Roberts, Reese Witherspoon and Elton John. The Forbes celebrity rankingswere released today, June 26.