It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 40-year-old Billy Crawford has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2022 with an estimated $75 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 10/08/2022 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Billy Crawford tops annual list of highest-paid singers
In 2020 it looked like the singer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reports on Tuesday (August 9) that Crawford is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $75 million between July 2021 and July 2022, 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 Filipino singer-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 Crawford Burger” chain) in Manila, a Football Team (the “Manila Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wondercrawford - Philippines), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Billy) and a fashion line called “Billy Crawford Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Billy fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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