Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Katy Perry, One Direction Top Annual List of Highest-Paid Celebrities

Taylor Swift and Robert Downey Jr. tie for 8th place on Forbes Magazine’s yearly ranking

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Forbes released its 16th annual Celebrity 100 list of the highest-paid celebrities and boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao topped the list.

Following their high-profile fight last month, Mayweather and Pacquiao came in at first and second, earning $300 million and $160 million, respectively. The fight, which set boxing records for pay-per-view buys and sponsorships, helped Mayweather beat Tiger Woods’ previous record of $115 million in 2008 for highest earnings for an athlete.

Katy Perry lands a No. 3 as the highest-earning woman on the list with $135 million, ahead of Taylor Swift, who is tied for eighth with Robert Downey Jr., with $80 million.

Musicians generally dominated the list, taking up 38 of the 100 slots. Musicians made up ten of the top 25, including Katy Perry (No. 3), One Direction (No. 4), Garth Brooks (No. 6), Taylor Swift (No. 8), The Eagles (No. 14), Calvin Harris (No. 17), Justin Timberlake (No. 19), Diddy (No. 21), Fleetwood Mac (No. 24) and Lady Gaga (No. 25).

Fifteen actors made the list, with Downey (tied, No. 8), Jackie Chan (No. 38), Vin Diesel (No. 43) and Bradley Cooper (No. 50) in the top 50. Actresses didn’t fare as well, with only four on the list, including Jennifer Lawrence (No. 34), Scarlett Johansson (No. 65), Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting (tied, No. 95) and Sophia Vergara (tied, No. 95).

See the complete list at www.forbes.com/celebrities.