It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 37-year-old Amy Lee has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2019 with an estimated $82 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 20/04/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Amy Lee tops annual list of highest-paid singers
In 2016 it looked like the singer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, she was back on top. People With Money reports on Friday (April 19) that Lee is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $82 million between March 2018 and March 2019, 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 American singer-musician 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 Lee Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “Riverside Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderlee - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Amy) and a fashion line called “Amy Lee Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Amy fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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