Katy Perry Earns How Much A Year?! Singer Named Highest Earning Female Celebrity

Katy Perry Named The Highest Earning Female Celebrity


by Grazia |

Katy Perry has been named the highest earning female celebrity, topping this year's Forbes top-earning list.

Katy Perry appears on the cover of Forbes in a tuxedo jacket covered in gold dollar signs. She is thought to have earnt an eye-watering $135 million last year.

Katy is the third highest-earning celebrity in the world, followed by One Direction in the number 4 spot with a stonking $130 million. Taylor Swift is the only other female to make the top 10, coming in at number 9 with $80 million.

So how is Katy celebrating? With a Taco Bell crunch wrap supreme. She wrote on Instagram: "Before accepting the offer to be on the cover of Forbes, I was told that a lot of women have previously shied away from doing it. I wondered if it was because they thought socially it would look like they were flaunting or bragging or it wasn't a humble decision. Ladies, there is a difference between being humble and working hard to see the fruits of your labor blossom, and your dreams realized. Hopefully this cover can be an inspiration to women out there that it's okay to be proud of hard earned success and that there is no shame in being a boss. Also... don't think that I didn't celebrate this moment by going straight to Taco Bell and getting my crunch wrap supreme."

See Katy Perry's style evolution in the gallery below...


Katy Perry Style Evolution

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Wearing Zuhair Murad at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, Los Angeles, America - 8 Feb 2015 [Rex]

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At the Sony BMG Post Grammy party, Los Angeles - 8th Feb 2008 [Rex]

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At the 'The Today Show', New York - 29 Aug 2008 [Rex]

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At the opening of new club 'Rok Vegas' at the New York Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas - 30 Aug 2008 [Rex]

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At the MTV Europe Music Awards, Liverpool Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK - 6 Nov 2008 [Rex]

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Wearing Dolce and Gabbana at the VH1 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles - 8 Jan 2009 [Rex]

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Wearing Basil Soda at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards, arrivals, the Staples Center, Los Angeles - 8 Feb 2009 [Rex]

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Wearing Marchesa at the MTV Europe Music Awards, O2 World Arena, Berlin, Germany - 5 Nov 2009 [Rex]

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Wearing Zac Posen at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles - 31 Jan 2010 [Rex]

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At the 82nd Annual Academy Awards, Vanity Fair Party, Los Angeles, 7 Mar 2010 [Rex]

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Wearing Georges Chakra at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live, Los Angeles - 1 Dec 2010 [Rex]

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Wearing Issa at the Change Begins Within Benefit' event presented by the David Lynch Foundation, New York - 13 Dec 2010 [Rex]

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Wearing Nicole Jebran at the Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Awards Party, Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles - 12 Feb 2011 [Rex]

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Wearing The Blonds dress at the 'The Smurfs' film premiere, New York - 24 Jul 2011 [Rex]

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Wearing Versace at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, Los Angeles - 28 Aug 2011 [Rex]

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Wearing Elie Saab at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, Los Angeles, 12 Feb 2012 [Rex]

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Wearing Bluemarine at the 84th Annual Academy Awards, Elton John AIDS Foundation Party, Los Angeles - 26 Feb 2012 [Rex]

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Wearing Twenty Cluny at the NARM 2012 Music Biz Awards, Los Angeles- 10 May 2012 [Rex]

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Wearing Bluemarine at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards, Las Vegas - 20 May 2012 [Rex]

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Wearing Dolce and Gabbana at the 'Katy Perry: Part of Me' film premiere, Los Angeles - 26 Jun 2012 [Rex]

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Wearing Elie Saab at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards Arrivals, Los Angeles, - 6 Sep 2012 [Rex]

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Wearing Naeem Kham at the 8th Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball, New York - 27 Nov 2012 [Rex]

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Wearing Gucci at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles - 10 Feb 2013 [Rex]

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Wearing Oscar de la Renta at the American Music Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles - 24 Nov 2013 [Rex]

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Wearing Naeem Khan at the 9th Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball, New York - 3 Dec 2013 [Rex]

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At the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, Los Angeles, - 26 Jan 2014 [Rex]

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Wearing Georgio Armani at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, Universal Music Group After Party, Los Angeles - 26 Jan 2014 [Rex]

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Wearing Versace at the MTV Video Music Awards, Los Angeles - 24 Aug 2014 [Rex]

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Wearing Jamie Lee at the 28th ARIA Awards, Sydney, Australia - 26 Nov 2014 [Rex]

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