It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 43-year-old Alicia Keys has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2023 with an estimated $58 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 06/02/2023 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Alicia Keys tops annual list of highest-paid singers
In 2020 it looked like the singer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, she was back on top. People With Money reports on Sunday (February 5) that Keys is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $58 million between January 2022 and January 2023, 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 singer-musician-songwriter 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 Keys Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “New York Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderkeys - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Alicia) and a fashion line called “Alicia Keys Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Alicia fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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