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Forbes' Best Paid European Celebrities

Written by Chief Editor.

Forbes has just come out with their compilation of highest-paid European celebrities. Writer J. K. Rowling earned the top spot, #1, but a number of music-makers also made the grade, including Adele, Coldplay and Paul McCartney.

Elton is also cited. He's in 6th place, amassing £45million. There are also a number of athletes, including Roger Federer (£48million), and golfer Rory McIlroy (£37million).

Forbes’ Highest Paid European Celebrities 2017 List is as follows:

1 – J.K. Rowling (UK, £71million)
2 – Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, £70million)
3 – Coldplay (UK, £66million)
4 – Adele (UK, £51million)
5 – Roger Federer (Switzerland; £48million)
6 – Elton John (UK, £45million)
6 – Gordon Ramsey (UK, £45million)
7 – Paul McCartney (UK, £40million)
8 – Rory McIlroy (UK, £37million)
9 – Calvin Harris (UK, £36million)
10 – Lewis Hamilton (UK, £34million)
11 – Simon Cowell (UK, £32million)
12 – Tiesto (Netherlands, £29million)
13 – Sebastian Vettel (Germany, £28.9million)
14 – Novak Djokovic (Serbia, £28.3million)
15 – Ed Sheeran (UK, £28million)
16 – Fernando Alonso (Spain, £27million)
18 – Gareth Bale (UK, £25.5million)
18 – Conor McGregor (Ireland, £25.5million)
20. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden, £24million)