Coming in third: Stephen King who earned $45 million over the course of the year.
The king of horror was scraping by on a schoolteacher’s salary before his novel Carrie came out in 1974. Since then, he has published more than 40 books and sold some 350 million copies. He’s also made his mark on the big and small screen as well as in comic books. Since 2003, the avid Boston Red Sox fan has offered his pop cultural insight in his regular “The Pop of King” column for Entertainment Weekly. You can read the full article HERE.