Ever since 1998, Forbes has been sharing its list of richest and most famous celebrities. Together, the world’s 30 successful celebs banked a total of $6 billion from April 2016 to April 2017. Estimates are purely based on figures from Pollstar, NPD Bookscan, Nielsen, Songkick, IMDB, D’Marie and Box Office Mojo, as well as interviews with the stars and industry insiders. This year’s Forbes list includes Cristiano Ronaldo, The Weeknd, Howard Stern, and other big names. Let’s check out the detailed list!

Cristiano Ronaldo (Footballer, Portugal)

Born in 1985, Cristiano Ronaldo is a famous Portuguese athlete who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team.

Throughout his career, he has won various championships and awards, including three FIFA Ballon d'Or awards, three league titles, five UEFA Champions League titles and two UEFA European Championships. Forbes ranks him as the world’s top-earning athlete of the era. In a recent interview with the Daily Mirror, Ronaldo claimed that he does not drink alcohol, so people should stop creating a mess for him.

The Weeknd (Songwriter and Singer, Canada)

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye is best known by his stage name The Weeknd. He is a professional singer, record producer, and songwriter from Canada. Born in February 1990, The Weeknd gained popularity after anonymously uploading several songs to YouTube in 2010. That allowed him to release his debut tape, “House of Balloons,” in June 2011.

His other prominent projects are “Thursday,” “Echoes of Silence,” “Trilogy,” “Kiss Land,” and “Beauty Behind the Madness.” His three singles, "The Hills," "Earned It" and "Can't Feel My Face," topped the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart in 2013. Forbes estimates his net worth at $600 million.

Howard Stern (Television Personality, United States of America)

Howard Allan Stern (born January 1954) is one of the most successful television personalities in the U.S. He is best known for his radio show “The Howard Stern Show,” which garnered Howard numerous awards in 2005. In recent months, his photography was featured in WHIRL and Hamptons similar popular magazines.

According to Forbes, Howard Allan Stern earned over $80 million from April 2016 to May 2017.

Diddy (Musician, America)

Diddy’s estimated net worth is $820 million, Forbes reports. Born in 1969, Sean John Combs is a professional singer, actor, songwriter, rapper, and entrepreneur. He began his career as a talent director and served Uptown Records before founding his label Bad Boy Entertainment in 1992. Diddy has recorded songs with top musicians, including Carl Thomas, Father MC, Faith Evans, and others.

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