It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 55-year-old Anthony Kiedis has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2018 with an estimated $82 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 23/07/2018 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Anthony Kiedis 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 Sunday (July 22) that Kiedis is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $82 million between June 2017 and June 2018, a nearly $50 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 has an estimated net worth of $245 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 Kiedis Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “Lowell Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderkiedis - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Anthony) and a fashion line called “Anthony Kiedis Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Anthony fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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