Top-paying Russian celebrities according to Forbes
The ranking takes into account incomes of persons earned within a year.
Forward of Washington Capitals HC Alexander Ovechkin topped the rating of Russian sports and show business stars according to Forbes magazine, RT reports.
Alexander Ovechkin earned 14.5 million dollars for the year. The leader of the Leningrad group Sergei Shnurov with an income of 13.9 million dollars is the second, the third was the singer Philip Kirkorov, who earned 8.9 million dollars.
The top ten includes Grigory Leps, Ivan Urgant, Olga Buzova, Dima Bilan, Stas Mikhailov and Ksenia Sobchak.
The rating takes into account the income for the year, references to the media and requests on the Internet.
In March, Forbes published a rating of the richest businessmen, which included 102 representatives of Russia.