Check out the behind the scenes video below...! AND did you hear that Taylor Swift is NOW the world's HIGHEST PAID celebrity according to Forbes. Taylor's pre-tax income was $185 million this past year! This isn't the first time Taylor has been top of the list.... she did it in 2016 with $170 million. The remaining top five highest-paid celebrities... Kylie Jenner, Kanye West, Lionel Messi, and Ed Sheeran. Certainly no big surprises there!