40 of the Highest-Paid Celebrities in 2019

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2. Beyoncé Knowles

One of the biggest singers in the world is Beyoncé. She got her start in the girl group Destiny’s Child in the late 1990s and ever since has been taking over the music industry. Beyoncé is not only a singer, but she’s also an actress, designer, and businesswoman.

Last year, Beyoncé made $81 million, thanks in part to her tour with husband Jay-Z that made more than $250 million. She released a legendary live album and Netflix special in April 2019 entitled “Homecoming” that was all about her iconic 2018 Coachella performance. Her activewear line Ivy Park recently partnered with Adidas to resume production. Most recently she voiced Nala in the live-action Lion King remake.