NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Kylie Jenner is seen at the 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images)

From owners of cosmetics brand empires to athletes, the list comprises A-listers who’ve secured sizeable earnings between the scoring period of 1 June, 2017 to 1 June, 2018. The 21-year-old founder of make-up brand Kylie Cosmetics, model and reality star Kylie Jenner tops the list, having earned $166,5 million during the period.

With a net worth of $900 million, the mother-of-one takes the title from Abel Tesfaye – more commonly known as The Weeknd – who topped the list in 2017 with earnings of $92 million. 

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Ed Sheeran, 27-year-old English singer, songwriter and guitarist, is the second-highest-paid celebrity with earnings of $110 million. According to Forbes, the record producer – whose net worth sat at $65 million as of April this year – has his worldwide tours and music streams to thank for his wealth.

In third position is 26-year-old football player, Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior. Neymar recently signed a record-breaking contract deal with French club Paris Saint-Germain that will see the Brazilian forward earn a weekly salary of around $653 000 over the course of his five-year tenure with the team.

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Here’s the top 10:

  1. Personality Kylie Jenner with earnings of $166,5 million
  2. Musician Ed Sheeran with earnings of $110 million
  3. Soccer athlete Neymar with earnings of $90 million
  4. Musician Taylor Swift with earnings of $80 million
  5. Musician The Weeknd with earnings of $57 million
  6. Athlete James Harden with earnings of $46,4 million
  7. Musician Drew Taggart of The Chainsmokers with earnings of $45,5 million
  8. Boxing athlete Canelo Alvarez with earnings of $44,5 million
  9. Football athlete Derek Carr with earnings of $42,1 million
  10. Golf athlete Jordan Spieth with earnings of $41,2 million