She jumped into the pop culture in 1983 with her self titled album - Madonna.  Over the past 40 years she's changed her looks and her men but never her outrageous behavior and never her trips to the bank! 

Forbes has just released their annual list of the world's highest paid musicians, and Madonna came out on top with a whopping $125 million.

The material girl earned way more than her arch rival Lady Gaga, who took home a still-pretty-substantial $80 million. The reason behind Madonna's massive pay check

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? Her epic MDNA tour, which grossed $305 million, topped up by her other projects like her Material Girl clothing line (fronted by Rita Ora) and her perfume sales.

Here are the top 10 highest paid stars:

  1. Madonna
  2. Lady Gaga
  3. Bon Jovi
  4. Toby Keith
  5. Coldplay
  6. Justin Bieber
  7. Taylor Swift
  8. Elton John
  9. Beyoncé
  10. Kenny Chesney