It's been a rough year for the actor, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 46-year-old Neil Patrick Harris has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid actors for 2020 with an estimated $96 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 20/02/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Neil Patrick Harris tops annual list of highest-paid actors
In 2017 it looked like the actor’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reports on Wednesday (February 19) that Harris is the highest-paid actor in the world, pulling in an astonishing $96 million between January 2019 and January 2020, a nearly $60 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-singer-director-illusionist has an estimated net worth of $275 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 Harris Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “Albuquerque Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderharris - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Neil Patrick) and a fashion line called “Neil Patrick Harris Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Neil Patrick fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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