Sean Lennon Highest-Paid Singer in the World

Sean Lennon
Sean Lennon led People With Money’s annual list of the “100 highest paid singers” released on Saturday.

It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 42-year-old Sean Lennon has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2018 with an estimated $96 million in combined earnings.

UPDATE 22/07/2018 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Sean Lennon tops annual list of highest-paid singers

In 2016 it looked like the singer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reports on Saturday (July 21) that Lennon is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $96 million between June 2017 and June 2018, 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 singer-songwriter 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 Lennon Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “New York Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderlennon - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Sean) and a fashion line called “Sean Lennon Seduction”.

The ranking is significant for many Sean fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.

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