It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 40-year-old Eric Turner has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2018 with an estimated $75 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 14/08/2018 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Eric Turner tops annual list of highest-paid singers
In 2016 it looked like the singer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reports on Monday (August 13) that Turner is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $75 million between July 2017 and July 2018, 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 singer-songwriter 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 Turner Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “Boston Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderturner - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Eric) and a fashion line called “Eric Turner Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Eric fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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