It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 36-year-old Adam Lambert has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2018 with an estimated $75 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 11/12/2018 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Adam Lambert tops annual list of highest-paid singers
In 2016 it looked like the singer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reports on Monday (December 10) that Lambert is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $75 million between November 2017 and November 2018, a nearly $40 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 American singer-songwriter-actor has an estimated net worth of $215 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 Lambert Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “Indianapolis Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderlambert - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Adam) and a fashion line called “Adam Lambert Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Adam fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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