It's been a rough year for the actor, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 57-year-old Danny Huston has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid actors for 2019 with an estimated $75 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 10/12/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Danny Huston tops annual list of highest-paid actors
In 2017 it looked like the actor’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reports on Monday (December 9) that Huston is the highest-paid actor in the world, pulling in an astonishing $75 million between November 2018 and November 2019, a nearly $40 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 American actor-director has an estimated net worth of $215 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 Huston Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “Rome Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderhuston - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Danny) and a fashion line called “Danny Huston Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Danny fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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