Richard Cocciante Highest-Paid Singer in the World
- By Carol Kearney
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It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 77-year-old Richard Cocciante has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2023 with an estimated $58 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 01/06/2023 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Richard Cocciante tops annual list of highest-paid singers
In 2020 it looked like the singer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reports on Wednesday (May 31) that Cocciante is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $58 million between May 2022 and May 2023, a nearly $30 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 Italian singer-songwriter has an estimated net worth of $185 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 Cocciante Burger” chain) in Rome, a Football Team (the “Saigon Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wondercocciante - Italy), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Richard) and a fashion line called “Richard Cocciante Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Richard fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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