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Sean Combs, Dr. Phil among the stars on "Forbes" 2017 Celebrity 100 list

ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) -- Music personality and entrepreneur Sean Combs, also known as Diddy, has topped Forbes magazine's "World's Highest-Paid Celebrities" list this year, with a pre-tax income of $130 million from June 2016 to June 2017.   

Diddy's latest honor comes nearly 20 years after he first appeared on the cover of the magazine's first-ever Celebrity 100 issue. The rapper-turned-entertainment mogul currently has in hands in numerous partnership deals and companies, including Revolt TV and DeLeón tequila.

The mogul skated past Beyoncé who landed at #2, earning a "paltry" $105 million in 2017.  Other notables who raked it in last year included Dr. Phil McGraw, who earned $79, a shade above Ellen DeGeneres, who earned $77 mil. 

Bruce Springteen earned $75 million, good enough for the #17 slot, while the $69 million neighborhood was shared by two different entertainers, Adele and Jerry Seinfeld, who tied for 18th place. Rounding out the 20th slot was Mark Wahlberg: the Transformer series star -- who recently began pitching for AT&T Wireless, earned $68 million 

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