It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 76-year-old Catherine Lara has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2021 with an estimated $96 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 19/06/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Catherine Lara tops annual list of highest-paid singers
In 2018 it looked like the singer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, she was back on top. People With Money reports on Friday (June 18) that Lara is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $96 million between May 2020 and May 2021, 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 French singer-songwriter-musician 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 Lara Burger” chain) in Paris, a Football Team (the “Poissy Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderlara - France), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Catherine) and a fashion line called “Catherine Lara Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Catherine fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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