Netflix has given a huge boost to the highest-paid comedians of 2018

Netflix Netflix has given a big boost to some of the world’s highest-paid comedians. The majority of the comedians on Forbes’ annual list have worked with Netflix this year or last, from Jerry Seinfeld to Chris Rock.    Netflix has focused on stand-up comedy the last few years, and will even debut 47 new stand-up […]

Ellen DeGeneres is considering quitting her TV show, even though she is the highest-paid talk show host in the world

Kevork Djansezian/Getty According to The New York Times, Ellen DeGeneres is considering retiring from her daytime talk show she has hosted for over 15 years. The Times said that she has received conflicting advice, and changed her mind several times. DeGeneres was the second highest-paid TV host in the world this year, according to Forbes, […]

The NFL's Highest-Paid Players Have Something Quirky in Common

Oakland Raiders fans awoke on September 2 refreshed from a long holiday weekend only to have their blood pressure skyrocket upon hearing the news: Oakland had sent Khalil Mack, the 2016 NFL Defensive Player of the Year and by far the franchise’s brightest talent, to the Chicago Bears. Not since February’s move of cornerback Marcus […]

Naomi Osaka is reportedly set to sign Adidas’ biggest ever deal with a female athlete — and it could make her one of the highest-paid women in sports

AP Images Naomi Osaka could sign the biggest deal Adidas has ever agreed with a female athlete. The deal, believed to be worth $ 8.5 million, could be announced on Thursday. The new agreement comes hot on the heels of Osaka’s straight sets victory over Serena Williams, a match now notorious because of a global […]

George Clooney is 2018’s Highest-Paid Actor, And He Didn’t Even Make a Movie

It used to be that the biggest movie star with the best-performing movie would be guaranteed the top spot in Forbes‘ list of highest paid actors. But times, they are a-changin’, as the highest paid actor of 2018 didn’t even star in a movie last year, and several of the top spots went to actors who […]

Liu Wen tells us how she went from being a ‘hunched’ teenager to a Victoria’s Secret Angel and China’s highest-paid supermodel

Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions Liu Wen is a woman of many firsts. She’s the first East Asian model to work for Victoria’s Secret, first Chinese woman to grace American Vogue’s cover, and first Asian to ever make Forbes’ list of highest-paid supermodels While Liu success can be attributed to the fashion industry’s […]

This calculator tells you how long it would take the world’s highest-paid athletes to earn your annual salary — and for most it’s a matter of hours

Paul Kane / Getty Want to find out how quickly your salary is obliterated by top-earning athletes? Now you can. Sports betting tips site Freesupertips has created the Sports Superstars Salary Calculator to find out how quickly certain sports stars would earn your annual wage. Freesupertips gathered data from Business Insider, Forbes, and The Guardian […]

Beyoncé was the highest-paid female musician in the last year with $105 million — here are the others

Mike Coppola/Getty Beyoncé was the highest-paid female musician in the last year with $ 105 million in pretax income, according to Forbes.  She outearned Adele ($ 69 million) and Taylor Swift ($ 44 million).  Swift was the highest-paid female musician in Forbes’ 2016 list with $ 170 million.    Beyoncé’s hit album “Lemonade,” and her subsequent world […]