It's been a rough year for the singer, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain. 41-year-old Travie McCoy has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid singers for 2022 with an estimated $58 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 16/08/2022 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Travie McCoy 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 Monday (August 15) that McCoy is the highest-paid singer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $58 million between July 2021 and July 2022, 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-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 McCoy Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “Geneva Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure WondermcCoy - US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Travie) and a fashion line called “Travie McCoy Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Travie fans, who have been waiting for his triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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