Beyonce moved into the second spot with $105 million(Sh10.8 billion), courtesy of her best-selling "Lemonade" album and world tour, while British author J.K.
Rowling $95 million(Sh9.5 billion) moved back into the top three thanks largely to her "Harry Potter" spinoff movie franchise "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." Combs, 47, earned an estimated $130 million (Sh13.4 billion) in the 12 months ended June 1, 2017, Forbes said.
It attributed the big payout to his Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour, earnings from his Sean John clothing line, and his partnership with Ciroc vodka.
Newcomers in 2017 include model Kylie Jenner, the 19-year-old half-sister of reality TV star Kim Kardashian, who earned $41 million, and U.S.
radio and television personality Steve Harvey with $42.5 million Forbes compiles the list estimating pre-tax earnings, before deducting fees for managers, based on data from Nielsen, touring trade publication Pollstar, movie database IMDB.com, and interviews with industry experts and celebrities themselves.