FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi and Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and PSG want-away star Neymar are among 10 of the highest paid celebrities in the world, according to Forbes' latest rich list! Check out who they were among!
Every year, US business magazine Forbes releases a list of the world's highest earning celebrities, believed to be calculated from June 2018 to June 2019.
In terms of sportsmen, Lionel Messi dominated with a total earning of $127 million (R1.7 Billion) . He was in fourth place behind only Musicians Taylor Swift, Kanye West and Reality star Kylie Jenner.
Juve talisman Ronaldo, placed 6th on the list with earnings of $109 million (R1.5 Billion),one spot above Brazilian wizard Neymar, who raked in $105 million (R1.4 Billion) They rank above the likes of talk show host Dr Phil, and boxer Canelo Alvarez.
Are you surprised that footballers can be among the best paid celebrities in the world?