It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 35-year-old T-Pain has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2020 with an estimated $58 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 05/12/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
T-Pain 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 Friday (December 4) that T-Pain is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $58 million between November 2019 and November 2020, 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 American singer-songwriter-rapper 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 T-Pain Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “Tallahassee Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wondert-Pain - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from T-Pain) and a fashion line called “T-Pain Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many T-Pain fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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