Taylor Swift is a household name in the music industry, and for good reason. The American singer, songwriter, and producer has a net worth of $600 million, and an annual salary of $150 million. With over 200 million albums sold worldwide and numerous awards under her belt, including 12 Grammy wins and 40 American Music Awards, Swift has solidified her place as one of the most popular and successful entertainers on the planet.
Swift’s success story began when she was discovered by music mogul Scott Borchetta at the young age of 15 while performing at a Nashville cafe. Borchetta signed her as the first artist under his newly-formed Big Machine Records, and the rest is history.
Swift’s first album, self-titled “Taylor Swift,” produced two number one hit singles “Our Song” and “Should’ve Said No” and has been certified platinum more than four times by the RIAA. Her second album, “Fearless,” peaked at number one on multiple music charts and has been certified platinum in four countries, six times in the USA alone.
Aside from her music career, Swift has also made a name for herself in the real estate industry, owning over $150 million worth of property in the United States alone. She also makes tens of millions of dollars every year from endorsements with companies like Capital One, Diet Coke, AT&T, and CoverGirl.
Swift’s success continues to grow with her “Eras” tour projected to generate $2 billion globally, making it the most successful musical tour of all time. It’s estimated that Taylor will personally gross at least $500 million from the tour, bringing her net worth even closer to billionaire status.
Despite her immense success, Swift remains humble and grateful for her fans. In a recent interview, she expressed her gratitude for the support she receives from her fans, saying, “I’m really lucky that I have fans that are so passionate about my music and my art and my storytelling.”
What is Travis Kelce’s net worth and salary?
Travis Kelce, the star tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs and allegedly Swift’s new beau, boasts a net worth of approximately $30 million. Kelce has excelled in the NFL as a tight end since joining the Kansas City Chiefs in 2013. His illustrious career includes pivotal roles in the Chiefs’ Super Bowl victories in LIV and LVII. Notably, Kelce holds several NFL records, one being the fastest tight end to achieve 10,000 career receiving yards.
He initially signed a four-year contract with the Chiefs worth $3.12 million in 2013, and in 2016, he inked a lucrative five-year extension amounting to $46 million, with $22 million guaranteed. This extension translated to an average annual salary of approximately $14 million.