Puff Daddy Made More In The Rap Game Than Anyone Else In Past Year

By HHL Editors

Forbes just released their list of highest paid celebrities. It's topped by Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, but seven of the top 20 best paid are musicians.

The world's best paid Hip Hop figure is mogul Sean Combs, who made $60 million, good for 21st.

Jay Z and Beyonce -- who were just topped by Taylor Swift ($80 million) and Calvin Harris ($66 million) for best paid celebrity couple -- are 28th and 29th. You can see the complete top 100 list here. Notable absences include Birdman and 50 Cent.

This list is strictly based on income, not net worth.

#1 Floyd Mayweather  $300 M #2 Manny Pacquiao $160  M #3 Katy Perry $135  M #4 One Direction $130 M #5 Howard Stern $95 #6 Garth Brooks $90 M #7 James Patterson $89 M #8 Robert Downey Jr. $80 M #8 Taylor Swift $80 M #10 Cristiano Ronaldo $79.5 M

#21 Sean Combs $60 M #28 Jay Z $56 M #29 Beyonce $54.5 M #54 Drake $39.5 M #73 Dr. Dre $33 M #78 Pharrell $32 M #82 Eminem $31 M

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