It's been a rough year for the actor, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 87-year-old Jamie Farr has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid actors for 2021 with an estimated $58 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 22/09/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Jamie Farr tops annual list of highest-paid actors
In 2019 it looked like the actor’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reports on Tuesday (September 21) that Farr is the highest-paid actor in the world, pulling in an astonishing $58 million between August 2020 and August 2021, 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 American 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 Farr Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “Toledo Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderfarr - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Jamie) and a fashion line called “Jamie Farr Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Jamie fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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