Forbes Celebrity 100 2014 List – Beyonce, Ryan Seacrest, Simon Cowell

Beyonce climbs to the #1 spot on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list thanks to her “surprise” hit album and massive tour. She hauled 2.4M per tour stop, according to Pollstar.Add her endorsements and fashion and fragrance lines and we’re talking about a pile of dough earned.

Queen Bey knocked out last year’s #1 celebrity, Queen O, Oprah Winfrey, who falls to 4th place this year.

The Forbes annual Celebrity 100 list ranks the top stars from the worlds of TV, music, sports, books, modelling etc, measured by money and fame.

Check out the Top 20 below, plus a few entries you may recognize. See the entire Top 100 HERE. The full report from Forbes HERE.

1.  Beyonce Knowles 32 – $115 M
2.  LeBron James  29 – $72 M
3.  Dr. Dre  49 – $620 M
4.   Oprah Winfrey  60 – $82 M
5.  Ellen DeGeneres 56 – $70 M
6.  Jay-Z  44 $60 M
7.  Floyd Mayweather  37 – $105 M
8.  Rihanna 26 $48 M
9.  Katy Perry29 – $40 M
10.  Robert Downey Jr 49 – $75 M
11.  Steven Spielberg  67 – $100 M
12.  Jennifer Lawrence  23 – $34 M
13.  Bon Jovi – $82 M
13.  Bruno Mars 28 – $60 M
15. Kobe Bryant 35 – $62 M
16. Roger Federer 32 – $55 M
17. Miley Cyrus 20 – $36 M
18. Taylor Swift 24 – $64 M
19. Lady Gaga 28 – $33 M
20. Kanye West 37 – $30 M

28.  One Direction – $75 M

31.  Ryan Seacrest 39 – $65 M

33.  Jennifer Lopez 44 – $37 M

38.  Pharrell Williams 41 – $22 M

41. Mark Burnett 53 – $86 M
42.  Simon Cowell 54 – $95 M

45. Jimmy Fallon 39 – $12 M

58.  Gordon Ramsay 47 – $47 M

62.  Howard Stern 60 – $95 M

72.  Neil Patrick Harris 41 – $18 M

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