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How Taylor Swift Became The Highest Paid Celebrity Of 2019

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The celebrity who earned the accolade as the highest paid in 2019 according to Forbes made a whopping $185 million over the past year. She is no other person than – Taylor Swift.

Just last year, she earned $80 million. However, through hard-work, she has doubled the amount with her income appreciating by 131%.

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How she made her money:

According to Forbes, Swift made most of her money by touring, endorsement deals and signing to a new record label.

A major deal with Netflix to bring the Reputation Stadium Tour to living rooms on New Years Eve, after acquiring the exclusive rights to the tour for a live concert special in 2018 earned the singer millions of dollars.

Also, Swift made serious money from endorsement deals with Apple, AT&T and Diet Coke which forced her to the top.

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Taylor Swift – Photo by: Gareth Cattermole/TAS18/Getty Images

Again, sources told Forbes that Swift joining Universal Music Group’s Republic Records in November of 2018 saw her taking home over $200 million.

All these earnings earned her the envious spot as the highest paid celebrity of 2019.

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