Ninja Reminisces About His $10 Million Year

It’s grow to be a trope to report, with shock, that individuals are raking in tens of millions by streaming themselves play video video games dwell. But there are some, like Tyler Blevins, higher often known as Ninja, who’re in one other league. The 28-year-old will get paid, in line with CNN, $10 million a 12 months to play Fortnite, stream it and signal endorsements.

The quantity might comes as no shock, however what Ninja has to say about it’s attention-grabbing. When describing his schedule, he says that he must be on-line, just about twelve hours a day, every single day and likens it to a café that must be open: “they’re gonna discover one other cfee store should you’re not there … you need to be there on a regular basis.” The platform the place he’s seen for these twelve hours is Twitch and, though he makes lots cash from it, he nonetheless thinks that they may do a greater job convincing individuals to receives a commission memberships. As it stands, Ninja compares the paid choices to the “violin case” a busker.

Ninja’s success has immediately paralleled that  Fortnite, which grew to become greater than only a large online game when Ninja invited Drake to hitch his stream and play a pair matches. Since then, the sport’s reputation has skyrocketed and now has 200 million customers, which is 60% greater than within the month June.

Safaree & Erica Mena Could Make Major Bank With Their Wedding

Safaree Samuels and Erica Mena lately introduced their engagement to a lot shock, given the comparatively brief size their romantic connection. The information earned loads consideration which may translate into additional earnings for the soon-to-be newlyweds. According to TMZ, the fact tv stars are in negotiations for a dwell streaming deal. A consultant for Safaree named KD McNair has reportedly stated, ” the couple has already obtained a $350,000 fer to dwell stream their nuptials!”

Sources say that the social media stars have but to just accept the deal, nevertheless. They might leverage this preliminary fer to start out a bidding battle. Their on-line followings add to the cachet as nicely. Mena entertains three.eight million Instagram followers and Safaree has 2.1 million. Although the younger lovers are half the Love & Hip Hop franchise, a dwell stream is taken into account as the best choice to share the joyous second with their followers since their admirer may take part and work together with the content material in actual time.

Safaree’s extravagant proposal appears to have paid f in a number of methods. He lately responded to those that hated on his enthusiastic type. “Some individuals wish to say I’m Extra, I wish to say I’m Just me and I’m completely different,” he wrote. “I believed all the pieces I may probably on account of make this a unforgettable second and it was all executed completely!”

Juicy J Wins Big In $525 Million Acquisition Of Core Hydration Water Company

Juicy J has been residing his greatest life in a most mature sense the expression and he’s completely satisfied to announce that his foresight and monetary literacy has paid f. The artist invested in a water firm circa 2015, together with many different distinguished entertainers together with Diplo, Katy Perry, Max Martin and Becky G. Core Nutrition Water has now been purchased out by company large Keurig Dr. Pepper for the hefty sum $525 million. 

Juicy J Wins Big In $525 Million Acquisition Of Core Hydration Water Company

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Juicy J shared the information Instagram, telling his following that this transfer was “the perfect funding” he had ever made. He stored the specificity his earnings to himself, however the quantity possible stacks greater than some individuals’s lifetime earnings.

The water firm described their product in a press launch that introduced its arrival again in the summertime 2015.

Rihanna & Beyonce Rank In "Forbes' Highest-Paid Women In Music 2018"

Forbes simply named the music trade’s high feminine earners 2018. Beyonce comes within the third place after Katy Perry (no. 1 with $83 million) and Taylor Swift (no. 2 with $80 million). Following the delivery her twins in June 2017, Beyonce managed to rack in $60 million. The mom three elevated her pressional exercise with the discharge a joint album with Jay-Z in June 2018. It’s Love was supported by their profitable On The Run II stadium tour.

Rihanna lands within the seventh place from the highest with $37.5 million in incomes. Since the singer hasn’t launched a brand new album and even toured up to now yr, a big half her earnings got here from her ventures in magnificence and vogue. Both her cosmetics model Fenty and her SavageLingeriee line have been praised for his or her insistence on inclusivity. The deal with advertising and marketing in direction of girls all shapes, sizes, and complexion clearly paid f. Riri has additionally been working as an actor along with her position in movies like Ocean’s eight

Full List

1. Katy Perry ($83 million)
2. Taylor Swift ($80 million)
three. Beyoncé ($60 million)
four. Pink ($52 million)
5. Lady Gaga ($50 million)
6. Jennifer Lopez ($47 million)
7. Rihanna ($37.5 million)
eight. Helene Fischer ($32 million)
9. Celine Dion ($31 million)
10. Britney Spears ($30 million)

Kanye West Gets Front-Row For Trump's Bill Signing That Will Make Him Richer

Kanye West’s assembly with President Trump is perhaps mocked by some, however the pairs relationship might have a optimistic influence on the music business. Reports state that their assembly is scheduled on the identical day as  the signing new laws that has the potential to learn Yeezy and his inventive colleagues financially.

The president is about to signal the Music Modernization Act throughout West’s White House go to. The invoice, which was beforehand handed by the House and Senate, considerations the licensing and royalties given to artist, producers, and songwriters from the work that’s performed on streaming providers.

Artists are stated to have been receiving the quick finish in the case of streaming prits, having solely “retained 12% the revenue produced by the music business, a moderately small slice $43 billion US Market.”

Kanye West and Neil Portnow, the president the Recording Academy, will each be current throughout the ceremonial signing the Music Modernization Act.

The assembly that may happen on the White House this week between Trump and Ye is alleged to concern matters social points like jail reform, employment within the manufacturing business and gang violence. The assembly is being criticized by people like those that appeared on Don Lemon’s present final night time. Others are fond the meetup, together with Fox News.

Russ Reveals His 2-Year Plan: Disappearing

Russ will get a foul wrap from just a few obscure causes starting from corniness to tradition vulturism. The artist got here via with a chunk information that may be well-received by his haters.

When Russ was requested about his 10-year plan throughout an interview, the rapper was keen to reply. He reduce f the radio host barely to dish about his 2-year plan, as an alternative describing a decade-long enterprise.

The rapper makes use of a reference from the Entourage tv collection to color a specific picture. Russ remembers the episode by which Vinny’s crew had bother discovering him for the reason that closely bearded runaway had escaped to a distant island. Russ says that this case is actually what he’s aiming for.

Russ could very properly be on his method towards an early retirement. The Zoo artist hit the final editions the Forbes’ List that ranks all Hip Hop’s prime earners worldwide. He tied with producer Swizz Beats with a cool $15 million revenue.

Russ Celebrates Forbes' List Ranking & Posts Up As The Real Deal: "Tag A Rapper"

Russ consistently gets clowned by haters who say that he’s a walking L. Regardless his undeniable talent and intense work ethic, the rapper keeps getting flack, no matter what he does. The hate crossed another line when Mac Miller died as some parts social media claimed that Russ should have passed away instead. Today, Forbes’ puts him on the map as a winner within the Hip Hop industry.

The “Kill Em All” rapper ranked on their list  highest paid Hip Hop acts worldwide. Russ tied with Swizz Beatz for the 20th spot with earnings $15 million.

The Colombia Records artist shared his victory on Twitter, quoting some his owns lyrics. Its as if he spoke this achievement into his life through his music. He also takes some time to take a shot at other rappers by asking his fans to tag those a specific brand who, in irony, haven’t made the list. Homie does have a point.

Chris Brown's Baby Mama Received $20K Gift From Floyd Mayweather: Report

In the last few days, the drama has been ramped up between Chris Brown and Nia Guzman, the mother his four-year-old daughter Royalty. With the two disagreeing on how much money he should be providing her on a monthly basis, Chris is worried that too much will lead to his daughter being spoiled, which he’s against. While child support discussions are nothing new, this situation just got a lot more interesting thanks to a certain boxer by the name Floyd Mayweather.

You’ll recall Floyd was training Soulja Boy back when he was scheduled to be fighting Chris Brown in a celebrity boxing match. Since then, hostile waters have been surrounding Breezy and “Money” Mayweather. According to The Blast, Nia Guzman is pretty close to Floyd, which is likely the reason why his business investment in her website was kept secret until now.

In a recent deposition obtained by the publication, Mayweather’s identity is revealed as the previous “silent friend” that had donated $20K for her to start her RoyaltyBrown.com site, which she claims to make only $400 per month from. The investor was kept a secret until now and it makes sense that it was, considering Floyd’s rocky relationship with Breezy. 

It’s been clear that Guzman feels she deserves more money on a regular basis. Whether or not she’ll come out on top in the child support battle is yet to be determined but Chris is trying his hardest to prevent it.

Chris Brown's Baby Mama Files For Massive Child Support Payments: Report

Chris Brown is caught up in a legal battle with his daughter’s mother, Nia Guzman, who is escalating their dispute. Guzman is said to be filing new court documents in efforts to get a bigger payout from Brown in child support. She recently hired a lawyer, Lisa Bloom, to help her boost the monthly payments the singer makes to help the mother raise their 4-year-old child, Royalty.

The entertainer is already paying Guzman $2,500 per month in addition to $4,000 to her own mother, who also acts as the child’s nanny.

The court documents that were filed in California state that Brown earned an average  $4,269,067 over the last two years. According to the child support guidelines the state in which they live, Nia could be entitled to receive $21 000 or more every month, since his monthly income is estimated to linger around $350,000. Guzman claims that under this logic, Brown, who currently sees his daughter during supervised visits, owes her $250,000 in retroactive child support.

Guzman claims that she is facing financial struggles while her online clothing store only earns her $400 per month. Her monthly expenses include $3,300 in rent, $3,500 in food and $4,500 in clothes and entertainment for the 4-year-old. 

Brown is supposedly planning to fight the requests.

Jay-Z & Beyoncé Earned More Than $150M So Far On "OTR II" Tour

There are several major tours that have hit the road this summer but Jay-Z’s and Beyoncé’s “On The Run II” tour might be one the biggest yet. The tour kicked f in June for their European leg before embarking on the North American part the tour towards the end June. As you could expect, each show has been sold out and due to their last four performances reported to Billboard’s Hot Tours list, they’ve exceeded $150 grossed.

Over the stretch 29 dates in Europe and North America, Jay-Z and Beyoncé has grossed $150.7M so far, Billboard reports. The tour still has nineteen dates left to report to Boxscore before the “OTR II” tour concludes on October 4th. The power couple’s last four reported tour stops — Minneapolis, Detroit and two sold-out shows in Chicago — earned them $21.2. At this rate, the couple are expected to earn closer to $250M by the time the tour concludes in October.

The “On The Run II” tour is the follow-up to Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s 2014 co-headlining “On The Run” tour. Their 2018 run has already grossed way more than their 2014 run which brought in $109.6M.

Bey and Jay’s “On The Run” tour now leads the Billboard’s Hot Tours list due to their recent shows on this tour. Taylor Swift follows behind them this week after grossing $20.5M on her recent tour dates for her “Reputation” Stadium tour.

Serena Williams Is Forbes' Highest-Paid Female Athlete Despite Maternity Leave

Serena Williams is the highest-paid female athlete according to Forbes. The tennis star tops the list for the third year in a row.

Her income was greatly affected by her pregnancy in January 2017 as she remained f-court for the most part the past year. Her sports winnings only amounted to $62K, dropping by a whopping a $10 million from the previous year. Still, the new mother was able to rake in twice as much earnings as any other female athlete.

Williams earned $18.1 million in endorsements, creating a gap over $5 million between her stacks and that the Australian Open winner Caroline Wozniacki who came in second on the list. Only 16 male athletes have earned more in endorsements within the same timeframe.

Peep the full ranking:

  1. Serena Williams (tennis) — $18.1m
  2. Caroline Wozniacki (tennis) — $13m
  3. Sloane Stephens (tennis) — $11.2m
  4. Garbine Muguruza (tennis) — $11m
  5. Maria Sharapova (tennis) — $10.5m
  6. Venus Williams (tennis) — $10.2m
  7. P. V. Sindhu (badminton) — $8.5m
  8. Simona Halep (tennis) — $7.7m
  9. Danica Patrick (race car driving) — $7.5m
  10. Angelique Kerber (tennis) — $7m

After giving birth to her first child, Serena William trained hard for an iconic comeback. Although she failed to tie Margaret Court for the most Grand Slam titles when she lost to her German opponent, she enlivened mothers’ pride worldwide.

Porn Stars Use "Fortnite" & Other Video Game Streaming For Extra Income

The massive popularity games like Fortnite has attracted porn stars. Many them have been live streaming their gaming sessions for extra income on platforms such as Amazon’s Twitch or Youtube. Some these individuals have dollar signs in their eyes while others participate in the craze for pure pleasure. Viewers are ten given the option to encourage the entertainers to continue streaming by donating money during the broadcast.

Overwatch and World Warcraft are some the other games the porn stars have flocked to. Prominent names in the adult industry are benefiting from these games as well as lesser-known entertainers. Mia Khalifa, Rahyndee James, and Riley Reid have been partaking in the live streaming practice.

British XXX-actress and game streamer Harriet Sugarcookie has commented on the new trend.

In her opinion, the entertainers, who are usually clothed during their gaming sessions, need to fer real entertainment in order to be successful in their efforts.

Recording Artists Only Racked in 12% Of the $43 Billion Music Industry Last Year

 In 2017, recording artists only retained 12% the income produced by the music industry, a rather small slice $43 billion US Market. As soon as artists make it big, most the general public assume they’re rolling in cash, but the numbers don’t reflect this fantasy.

The total revenue actually represents a 12-year peak, a number that hadn’t been hit in over a decade. The revenue in 2017 was last matched by the efforts 2006.

Musicians’ share the loot rose from their earnings in 2000 when they only stacked 7%. Most this increase is being attributed to the rise in concerts and live performance tours, which usually fer a different kind split from earnings acquired through streaming. Artists still aren’t making big money from their music being streamed, since labels and other industry entities make a considerable dent before the cash even reaches them.

Bjorn Niclas, co-founder Choon, a cryptocurrency-based music streaming service, commented on the numbers.

If these stats are an improvement, it’s no wonder why artists are making a return to an indie route, even after making it big. 

Apple's Market Value Is Approaching A Trillion Dollars: Report

Apple is one the most trusted companies in the world. From their iPhones and iPads, to their laptops and accessories, the electronic and technology giant is one the most successful American companies ever. Many Americans have at least one piece Apple tech in their household, and the same can be said for residents European and Asian countries. According to CNN, all those Apple products are adding up to some massive economic gains for the company.

At the moment, Apple is worth $935 billion. If the company can impress investors and continue to increase their value, they will surpass the trillion dollar mark. If it does, Apple will be the first US company to pass the trillion dollar milestone. The company’s stock is up 12% this year because high sales the iPhone 8 and X. Warren Buffett is one the top investors in Apple. Buffett’s company Berkshire Hathaway purchased almost 75 million shares Apple earlier this year. 

Amazon, Google, and Microst all have a chance to beat Apple to the trillion dollar finish line. They are worth $870 billion, $845 billion, and $815 billion, respectively. Microst was expected to reach a trillion dollars in the late 90’s, before the tech bubble burst in 2000. 

Stevie J Sued By State Over 110K In Back Taxes From Love & Hip Hop Checks: Report

The state Georgia is reported to be taking legal action against Stevie J. The newly-wed man is facing legal repercussions for failing to pay taxes for 3 years. The state has yet to receive their cut from the celebrity’s income from his appearances on Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. He has been featured in over 120 episodes the reality television show between 2012 and 2018. Stevie J was part the show’s original cast. 

Stevie is facing two tax liens totaling $110 507. The state Georgia accuses the reality television star failing to pay his taxes for the first three years his appearances on Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, from 2012 to 2014. The original sum acquired $13,251 in interest over the years.

The state has many options in terms  taking measures to retrieve the money owed to them. Seizure property is one them. The accused has yet to make any ficial statement about the matter. He is most likely busy trying to sustain his honeymoon phase with his new wife, Faith Evans.

Stevie J is facing other financial issues as well. He recently agreed to pay $1.3 million in restitution for 2 his 5 children. The lawyer in the case said Stevie planned to use his income from reality television to cover the debt.