It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 75-year-old Stephen Stills has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2020 with an estimated $75 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 26/10/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Stephen Stills tops annual list of highest-paid singers
In 2018 it looked like the singer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reports on Sunday (October 25) that Stills is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $75 million between September 2019 and September 2020, a nearly $40 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-musician has an estimated net worth of $215 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 Stills Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “Dallas Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderstills - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Stephen) and a fashion line called “Stephen Stills Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Stephen fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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