Mike Newell Highest-Paid Director in the World

Mike Newell
Mike Newell led People With Money’s annual list of the “100 highest paid directors” released on Friday.

It's been a rough year for the director, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 78-year-old Mike Newell has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid directors for 2020 with an estimated $46 million in combined earnings.

UPDATE 15/08/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Mike Newell tops annual list of highest-paid directors

In 2018 it looked like the director’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reports on Friday (August 14) that Newell is the highest-paid director in the world, pulling in an astonishing $46 million between July 2019 and July 2020, a nearly $20 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 English director-producer has an estimated net worth of $145 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 Newell Burger” chain) in London, a Football Team (the “St. Albans Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wondernewell - England), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Mike) and a fashion line called “Mike Newell Seduction”.

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

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