It's been a rough year for the journalist, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 55-year-old Carole Radziwill has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid journalists for 2018 with an estimated $96 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 19/10/2018 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Carole Radziwill tops annual list of highest-paid journalists
In 2016 it looked like the journalist’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, she was back on top. People With Money reports on Thursday (October 18) that Radziwill is the highest-paid journalist in the world, pulling in an astonishing $96 million between September 2017 and September 2018, a nearly $60 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 journalist-television host has an estimated net worth of $275 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 Radziwill Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “Suffern Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderadziwill - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Carole) and a fashion line called “Carole Radziwill Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Carole fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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