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Messi & CR7 In Forbes' Top 15 Highest Paid Celebrities List

FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo are among 15 of the highest paid celebrities in the world, according to Forbes' latest rich list! Check out who they were among!

Click through the gallery above to see the 15 highest paid celebs, according to Forbes magazine!

Every year, US business magazine Forbes releases a list of the world's highest earning celebrities, believed to be calculated from June 2016 to June 2017.

In terms of sportsmen, Cristiano Ronaldo dominated, and he was in fifth place among Musicians Drake and Beyonce Knowles, as well as music mogul Sean Combs, better known as "P. Diddy".

Barca talisman Messi was 14th on the list, above the likes of talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, singer Adele and actor, comedian and producer Jerry Seinfeld.

Are you surprised that footballers can be among the best paid celebrities in the world? 

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