It's been a rough year for the dancer, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 29-year-old Chelsie Hightower has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid dancers for 2019 with an estimated $58 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 21/02/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Chelsie Hightower tops annual list of highest-paid dancers
In 2016 it looked like the dancer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, she was back on top. People With Money reports on Wednesday (February 20) that Hightower is the highest-paid dancer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $58 million between January 2018 and January 2019, 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 American dancer 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 Hightower Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “Las Vegas Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderhightower - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Chelsie) and a fashion line called “Chelsie Hightower Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Chelsie fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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