It's been a rough year for the actress, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 28-year-old Sophie Cookson has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid actresses for 2018 with an estimated $82 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 16/11/2018 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Sophie Cookson 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 Thursday (November 15) that Cookson is the highest-paid actress in the world, pulling in an astonishing $82 million between October 2017 and October 2018, a nearly $50 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 English actress has an estimated net worth of $245 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 Cookson Burger” chain) in London, a Football Team (the “Haywards Heath Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wondercookson - England), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Sophie) and a fashion line called “Sophie Cookson Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Sophie fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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