It's been a rough year for the actor, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 78-year-old Albert Finney has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid actors for 2014 with an estimated $96 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 24/11/2014 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Albert Finney tops annual list of highest-paid actors
In 2012 it looked like the actor’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reports on Sunday (November 23) that Finney is the highest-paid actor in the world, pulling in an astonishing $96 million between October 2013 and October 2014, a nearly $60 million lead over his 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 English actor has an estimated net worth of $275 million. He owes his fortune to smart stock investments, substantial property holdings, lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics. He also owns several restaurants (the “Fat Finney Burger” chain) in London, a Football Team (the “Salford Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderfinney - England), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Albert) and a fashion line called “Albert Finney Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Albert fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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