It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 65-year-old Karen Cheryl has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2020 with an estimated $75 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 02/12/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Karen Cheryl tops annual list of highest-paid singers
In 2018 it looked like the singer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, she was back on top. People With Money reports on Tuesday (December 1) that Cheryl is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $75 million between November 2019 and November 2020, a nearly $40 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 French singer has an estimated net worth of $215 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 Cheryl Burger” chain) in Paris, a Football Team (the “Saint-Germain-en-Laye Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wondercheryl - France), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Karen) and a fashion line called “Karen Cheryl Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Karen fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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