Bruce Springsteen, Eagle Fletcher Cox make Forbes' 'Highest Paid Celebrities' list

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Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band bring ‘The River Tour’ to Philadelphia at the Wells Fargo Center on Feb. 12, 2016. Bruce Springsteen works the crowd during "Sherry Darling."

Several celebs with ties to the Philly area have been raking in cash over the past year, as Forbes’ “World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities” list for 2017 shows.

Published this week, the list runs down the 100 top-earning celebrities of the last year, using data from a time period of June 1, 2016 to June 1, 2017. The total income listed amounts to about $5.15 billion — more than the GDP of Gambia, Liberia, and Belize combined, Forbes reports.

Topping the group of Philly-connected celebs on the list is New Jersey’s Bruce Springsteen, who took 17th place with some $75 million earned between June 2016 and June 2017. Berks County native Taylor Swift, who previously took the number one position in 2016 with $170 million earned, trailed Springsteen distantly, taking 49th with $44 million earned.

Jon Bon Jovi, meanwhile, took 80th place, with $35.5 million earned.

Behind Bon Jovi were Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox in 93rd ($33.4 million) and North Philly native Kevin Hart, who tied with country artist Jason Aldean for 98th at $32.5 million for the year.

Forbes last year named Hart the highest-paid comedian in stand-up, earning $87.5 million between June 2015 and June 2016. The comedian was the sixth highest-paid celebrity overall on last year’s “Highest-Paid Celebrities” list.

No one from the Philly area took the top spot this year. That honor for 2017 belongs to rapper Diddy, aka Sean Combs, who earned $130 million over the past year, according to Forbes.

Beyoncé ($105 million), J.K. Rowling ($95 million), Drake ($94 million), and Cristiano Ronaldo ($93 million) rounded out the top five.