The 31 year old Alexa Ray Joel, daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley, took first place among the 10 highest-paid singers in 2017 on People With Money with an estimated turnover of $ 46 million.
In 2014 it looked like the spectacular career of the singer was on its last legs. Suddenly, there she was again on top. According to the list of People With Money on Saturday (February 11), Joel is the highest paid singer in the world, thanks to surprising earnings of $ 46 million between January 2016 and January 2017, a nearly $ 20 million on her competitor nearest.
In compiling this list every year, the magazine takes into account factors such as deferred pay, profit participation, residuals, the media and advertising work.
The American singer has an estimated net worth of 145 million dollars. She owes her fortune to smart stock investments, property, lucrative collaboration agreements with CoverGirl cosmetics. Joel also owns several restaurants in Washington, a football team, has launched her own brand of Vodka, and she is addressing the market of the boys with a successful perfume and one at a fashion line called “Seduction by Alexa Ray Joel.”
The ranking is important for many fans of Alexa Ray, who expected her triumphant return to the glory days for a long time. Alexa Ray Joel released an EP Sketches (2006) and several singles on independent record labels. She has performed at numerous charity events and New York City fashion events, and in 2010 was chosen to be the spokesmodel for Prell shampoo.