Iggy Azalea Highest-Paid Singer in the World

Iggy Azalea
Iggy Azalea led People With Money’s annual list of the “100 highest paid singers” released on Tuesday.

It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 29-year-old Iggy Azalea has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2019 with an estimated $46 million in combined earnings.

UPDATE 17/07/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Iggy Azalea tops annual list of highest-paid singers

In 2017 it looked like the singer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, she was back on top. People With Money reports on Tuesday (July 16) that Azalea is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $46 million between June 2018 and June 2019, a nearly $20 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 Australian singer-model has an estimated net worth of $145 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 Azalea Burger” chain) in Canberra, a Football Team (the “Sydney Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderazalea - Australia), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Iggy) and a fashion line called “Iggy Azalea Seduction”.

The ranking is significant for many Iggy fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.

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