It's been a rough year for the actress, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 67-year-old Véronique Genest has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid actresses for 2023 with an estimated $75 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 30/11/2023 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Véronique Genest tops annual list of highest-paid actresses
In 2021 it looked like the actress’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, she was back on top. People With Money reports on Wednesday (November 29) that Genest is the highest-paid actress in the world, pulling in an astonishing $75 million between October 2022 and October 2023, a nearly $40 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 French actress has an estimated net worth of $215 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 Genest Burger” chain) in Paris, a Football Team (the “Meaux Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wondergenest - France), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Véronique) and a fashion line called “Véronique Genest Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Véronique fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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