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Celebrity 100 is an annual list compiled and published by Forbes magazine since 1999. The purpose is to list the world's 100 highest-paid celebrities.

Forbes Celebrity 100
2015 ←
2016 → 2017
  Taylor Swift GMA 2012.jpg One Direction 2015.jpg James Patterson.jpg
Candidate Taylor Swift One Direction James Patterson
Country  United States United Kingdom and Ireland United States
Ranking 1 2 3
Swing Increase7 Increase2 Increase4
Annual earnings $170 million $110 million $95 million

Previous Highest-Paid Celebrity

Floyd Mayweather Jr.
 United States

Highest-Paid Celebrity

Taylor Swift
United States

Celebrity 100 is an annual list compiled and published by Forbes magazine since 1999. The purpose is to list the world's 100 highest-paid celebrities.