It's been a rough year for the television host, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 66-year-old Milly Carlucci has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid television hosts for 2020 with an estimated $46 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 25/09/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Milly Carlucci tops annual list of highest-paid television hosts
In 2018 it looked like the television host’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, she was back on top. People With Money reports on Thursday (September 24) that Carlucci is the highest-paid television host in the world, pulling in an astonishing $46 million between August 2019 and August 2020, 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 Italian television host-actress-singer 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 Carlucci Burger” chain) in Rome, a Football Team (the “Sulmona Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wondercarlucci - Italy), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Milly) and a fashion line called “Milly Carlucci Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Milly fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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