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Conor McGregor Among The Best Paid Celebrities In The World

Conor McGregor Among The Best Paid Celebrities In The World
Eoin Lyons
By Eoin Lyons
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Conor McGregor is the 12th best paid celebrity in the world, according to an article by Forbes. The 'Notorious' has earned a reported €84 million in the past 12 months, but it still wasn't enough to eclipse his rival Floyd Mayweather, who tops the list with €243 million earned since last August.

Coming in second in the list was actor George Clooney, with Kylie Jenner in third. Judy Judy is in the Champions League places, while Dwayne Johnson makes up the top five.

McGregor comes in just behind Bruno Mars and Cristiano Ronaldo, and ahead of the likes of Neymar and Ellen Degeneres.

Here is a list of Forbes' top 20 highest paid celebrities:

  1. Floyd Mayweather
  2. George Clooney
  3. Kylie Jenner
  4. Judge Judy Sheindlin
  5. Dwayne Johnson
  6. U2
  7. Coldplay
  8. Lionel Messi
  9. Ed Sheeran
  10. Cristiano Ronaldo
  11. Bruno Mars
  12. Conor McGregor
  13. Neymar
  14. Howard Stern
  15. Ellen Degeneres
  16. James Patterson
  17. LeBron James
  18. Rush Limbaugh
  19. Katy Perry
  20. Robert Downey Jnr.

To view the entire list click here.

Meanwhile McGregor's girlfriend Dee Devlin has revealed she is pregnant with the couple's second child. The 31-year-old made the announcement on her hubby's 30th birthday in an Instagram post:

Happy 30th birthday babe! Thank you for being you! Love you to bits from me, Conor jr and the bump.


As for McGregor's future opponents, the Dubliner has been heavily linked with a lightweight bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov and recently teased that his Russian training camp is coming along well should a bout be arranged between the pair:

My Russian compound is taking shape.

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The 30-year-old recently appeared alongside Vladimir Putin at the World Cup final, and has expressed his interest in fighting in Russia before, with Nurmagomedov the ideal candidate.

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