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Conor McGregor listed in Forbes 100 Highest Paid Celebrities list once again

The UFC star is still on top

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Conor McGregor has proven he doesn’t need to only fight to make millions.

The UFC champion only fought once in the past year but is still one of the highest-earning celebrities in the world.

Forbes have released their list of the top 100 highest-paid celebrities for 2019 and the Dubliner landed the 65th spot.

Forbes reported that McGregor made $47 million as of July 2019.

Of course his fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov earned him around 30 million.

The father-of-two also made an additional $5 million from a Reebok endorsement deal as well as profits from the sale of his Proper No. 12 whiskey, which have soared in the few months it has been available.

Leading the Forbes list this year is singer Taylor Swift, who reportedly earned $185 million over the past year.

The highest ranking athlete was soccer star Lionel Messi at No. 4 after earning $127 million in the past year.

Conor was listed in between superstar Ariana Grande just ahead of him at No. 62 while Captain America star Chris Evans came in at No. 73.