It's been a rough year for the television host, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 46-year-old Cyrille Eldin has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid television hosts for 2020 with an estimated $58 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 20/02/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Cyrille Eldin tops annual list of highest-paid television hosts
In 2017 it looked like the television host’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reports on Wednesday (February 19) that Eldin is the highest-paid television host in the world, pulling in an astonishing $58 million between January 2019 and January 2020, a nearly $30 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 French television host-actor has an estimated net worth of $185 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 Eldin Burger” chain) in Paris, a Football Team (the “Le Chesnay Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wondereldin - France), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Cyrille) and a fashion line called “Cyrille Eldin Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Cyrille fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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