Forbes recently released its “Highest Paid Celebrities” list for 2020, because we seem to have a fascination with other people’s income, and cosmetics mogul Kylie Jenner is sitting comfortably at the top with a whopping $550 million.
Or is she?
Former UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, who failed to crack the Top 50 on this year’s chart, told his Twitter followers the undisclosed income from his Proper No. 12 Whiskey label is enough to push him past Jenner for the No. 1 spot.
Either way, “Notorious” will still play second fiddle to this billionaire.
McGregor (No. 53) earned $32 million from fighting, thanks to his finish over Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 back in January, on top of another $16 million in endorsements. By comparison, the power-punching Irishman placed No. 16 on the list of highest-paid athletes.
No word yet on whether or not we’ll see McGregor make his way back to competition. “Notorious” continues to flirt with retirement after failing to come to terms on a UFC return earlier this year.
Time will tell.