It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 68-year-old Bonnie Tyler has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2020 with an estimated $58 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 24/02/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Bonnie Tyler tops annual list of highest-paid singers
In 2017 it looked like the singer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, she was back on top. People With Money reports on Sunday (February 23) that Tyler is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $58 million between January 2019 and January 2020, 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 British singer 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 Tyler Burger” chain) in London, a Football Team (the “Swansea Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wondertyler - UK), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Bonnie) and a fashion line called “Bonnie Tyler Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Bonnie fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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