It's been a rough year for the actress, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 55-year-old Patricia Pillar has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid actresses for 2019 with an estimated $46 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 21/01/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Patricia Pillar tops annual list of highest-paid actresses
In 2016 it looked like the actress’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, she was back on top. People With Money reports on Sunday (January 20) that Pillar is the highest-paid actress in the world, pulling in an astonishing $46 million between December 2017 and December 2018, 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 Brazilian actress-television host-director-producer 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 Pillar Burger” chain) in Brasília, a Football Team (the “Brasília Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderpillar - Brazil), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Patricia) and a fashion line called “Patricia Pillar Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Patricia fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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