It's been a rough year for the actress, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 31-year-old Yasmien Kurdi has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid actresses for 2020 with an estimated $75 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 04/07/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Yasmien Kurdi tops annual list of highest-paid actresses
In 2018 it looked like the actress’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, she was back on top. People With Money reports on Friday (July 3) that Kurdi is the highest-paid actress in the world, pulling in an astonishing $75 million between June 2019 and June 2020, 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 Filipino actress-singer-songwriter 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 Kurdi Burger” chain) in Manila, a Football Team (the “San Juan Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderkurdi - Philippines), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Yasmien) and a fashion line called “Yasmien Kurdi Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Yasmien fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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