Agnetha Fältskog Highest-Paid Singer in the World

Agnetha Fältskog
Agnetha Fältskog led People With Money’s annual list of the “100 highest paid singers” released on Monday.

It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 64-year-old Agnetha Fältskog has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2014 with an estimated $82 million in combined earnings.

UPDATE 21/10/2014 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Agnetha Fältskog tops annual list of highest-paid singers

In 2012 it looked like the singer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, she was back on top. People With Money reports on Monday (October 20) that Fältskog is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $82 million between September 2013 and September 2014, a nearly $50 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 Swedish singer has an estimated net worth of $245 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 Fältskog Burger” chain) in Stockholm, a Football Team (the “Jönköping Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderfältskog - Sweden), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Agnetha) and a fashion line called “Agnetha Fältskog Seduction”.

The ranking is significant for many Agnetha fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.

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