Top earning celebrities of 2016

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Cash in Wednesday: Top Earning Celebs of 2016

Every year Forbes magazine rounds up the highest paid celebrities of that year, and this year there are three stand out earners.

From football players to singers, these celebs have raked in a cool $368 million between them.

3. Cristiano Ronaldo

The football superstar has had a pretty good summer so far, having won the European Championships as captain with Portugal. The Portuguese icon makes a whopping $50 million a year playing for Real Madrid and he also makes around $33 million from sponsorship.

2. One Direction

Even though the band may currently be on hiatus and even lost band member Zayn Malik last year, that hasn't stopped them earning. The guys made a staggering $110 million, mostly due to last year's popular 'Back on the Road' tour.

1. Taylor Swift

The pop star broke the North American touring record that was previously held by the Rolling Stones - as her tour grossed $200 million domestically. She also does plenty of commercial work for Coca Cola and Apple leaving her with $170 million total earning this year.

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