It's been a rough year for the actor, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 59-year-old Paul McGann has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid actors for 2019 with an estimated $82 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 23/01/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Paul McGann tops annual list of highest-paid actors
In 2016 it looked like the actor’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reports on Tuesday (January 22) that McGann is the highest-paid actor in the world, pulling in an astonishing $82 million between December 2017 and December 2018, a nearly $50 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 actor has an estimated net worth of $245 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 McGann Burger” chain) in London, a Football Team (the “Liverpool Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure WondermcGann - England), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Paul) and a fashion line called “Paul McGann Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Paul fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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