Earnings Of Famous Canadians: Justin Bieber, NHL Players Take Top Spots

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Celebrities -- entertainment and sports stars, especially those with an American audience -- outshone just about all other Canadians on Macleans magazine's survey of who earns what. (Composite image: AP, Canadian Press, Getty)
Celebrities -- entertainment and sports stars, especially those with an American audience -- outshone just about all other Canadians on Macleans magazine's survey of who earns what. (Composite image: AP, Canadian Press, Getty)

Maclean's magazine did some snooping around recently to uncover who earns what in Canada, in the process coming up with figures, and in some cases estimates, of what numerous famous Canadians earn.

Not surprisingly, celebrities -- entertainment and sports stars, especially those with an American audience -- outshone just about everyone else, save for some of Canada's more heftily compensated CEOs.

Still, it's interesting to see how little Canada's politicians and policymakers make next to those who found success in Hollywood or on the ice. Check out these earnings figures for some of Canada's most famous people:

What These Famous Canadians Earn
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