It's been a rough year for the actress, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 68-year-old Adrienne Barbeau has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid actresses for 2013 with an estimated $58 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 13/12/2013 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Adrienne Barbeau tops annual list of highest-paid actresses
In 2011 it looked like the actress’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, she was back on top. People With Money reports on Thursday (December 12) that Barbeau is the highest-paid actress in the world, pulling in an astonishing $58 million between November 2012 and November 2013, a nearly $30 million lead over her closest competition.
People With Money’s factors
In compiling this yearly list, the magazine considers factors such as upfront pay, profit participation, residuals, endorsements and advertising work.
The American actress-author has an estimated net worth of $185 million. She owes her fortune to smart stock investments, substantial property holdings, lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics. She also owns several restaurants (the “Fat Barbeau Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “Sacramento Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderbarbeau - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Adrienne) and a fashion line called “Adrienne Barbeau Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Adrienne fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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