The INSANE amount of money celebs are making in Las Vegas
Las Vegas residency = A whole heap of money!!
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Las Vegas, the neon city in the middle of the desert.
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It’s one of the most popular destinations in the world due to it being a bustling hub of entertainment and nightlife. A place where you can do and see things you wouldn't normally at home...
Case in point - being a part of a one in a million experience seeing some of the biggest performers in a show at one of the many over-the-top hotels on The Strip.
Those who get asked to do a lucrative residency in Vegas are the crem-de-la-crem of the entertainment world, so of course they come at a price.... a hefty, hefty price!
David Copperfield is synonymous with magic, wowing audiences with tricks and optical illusions that make you do a double take. So unsurprisngly David, who performs at the famous MGM Grand, has sold more tickets to his performances than any other solo entertainer in the world. So he is definitely raking in the cash, with reports suggesting annual ticket sales for his Vegas performances are at $50 million on average!
Pocket change for someone who apparently has a combined wealth of nearly a billion dollars!
She's no longer 'Jenny from The Block'!! This singing beauty is reportedly earing $350,000 PER SHOW during her Vegas residency at Planet Hollywood.
Britney’s Vegas residency has been a career rivival for the Toxic singer. The announcement itself cost $100,000, which is NOTHING compared to Brit's performance pay packet. Allegedly earning a whopping $450,000 PER SHOW, she has been peroforming on and off at Planet Hollywood since September 2013. Contracted to perform 50 shows/ year, the Mickey Mouse Club alumni has been raking in $15 MILLION PER YEAR!
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Celine Dion was the artist who made Las Vegas residencies cool. When she started, stars jumped on the band wagon to make Vegas that buzzing entertainment capital and celebrity magnet it's known for. The 'My Heart Will Go On' singer earns $476,000 PER SHOW, with fans booking her performances at Caesars Palace months in advance.
Mariah announced her Vegas residency on the Ellen show last year revealing; “I’m going to do my first-ever residency in Vegas at Caesars Palace. This is a special event for me. And again, I have to hope that the fans will enjoy this because I’m going to be performing, which was kind of inspired by my album Number 1’s, and this is now the updated 18 of them.”
While we don’t know too much about Mariah’s pay day, there are reports she raking in more than $30 million for her two-year-stint.