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The personal trainer filed for divorce from the "I Wanna Go"singer last week, the Associated Press reported. With Britney's robust pop star career, it's natural to wonder how much Asghari may get from her through the separation. Spoiler alert: he's not getting much (read on for more deets).
This isn't the first time Britney has had to battle over her finances. In November 2021, after 13 years, the pop star's restrictive conservatorship finally ended, allowing Britney the freedom to dictate what she does and when she does it—especially when it comes to money. And, from releasing a memoir, to dropping her first new music since 2016, Brit's not slowing down any time soon.
But she's had more than a few bumps along the road, as fans saw in the documentary, Framing Britney Spears. These challenges have not only affected Britney's life. Some experts speculate that it's affected her net worth, too.
The good news: Britney isn't pressed for cash. With her racked up chart-toppers, also comes her padded her bank account. All those hits and brand deals add up to an "Outrageous" net worth. She took her own "Work Bitch" lyrics to heart and earned more than $30 million a year in eight of the last 20 years, Forbes reported in 2020.
Here's exactly how she's made all her money over the years and how she likes to spend it.
Does Britney have a prenup with Sam Asghari?
Yes! Don't worry. Brit signed an “ironclad” prenup, according to TMZ, which allows her to keep her entire fortune if things went south with Sam Asghari. Now, the couple is headed for divorce, according to the Associated Press. A source close to Asghari stated that the filing occurred last Wednesday, August 9, 2023.
The couple had been married for around 14 months, and together for nearly seven years. Sam is apparently "attempting to negotiate concessions beyond his prenup," according to Page Six, and has allegedly threatened to release "extraordinarily embarrassing information" about Britney is his negotiations are not met.
Attorney Mathew Rosengart, who assisted in freeing Britney from her 13-year conservatorship, was apparently involved in spelling out the terms of the couple's prenuptial agreement, according to Page Six. The specifications of the agreement outline that Britney will keep all of the money she earned prior to the couple's marriage (which, is quite a bit of it).
Sam was allotted around $1 million for every two years of marriage, per US Weekly. Since they have only been married for a little over a year, it doesn't look like Sam will qualify for that sum of cash. Moreover, Sam has no claims over the "Circus"singer's music catalog, and is not listed on the deed of their home. The couple put their home into a limited liability company, or an LLC.
Britney earned millions on her albums.
In fact, her first two albums were so successful she earned almost $10 million in advance for her third, In the Zone. Her other albums, Britney, Blackout, Circus, Femme Fatale, Britney Jean, and Glory, only racked up more sales.
Britney is the fourth best-selling artist in the U.S. according to Nielsen tracking. She has sold nearly 150 million records worldwide, according to Billboard.
She's releasing a memoir.
Yeah. Brit can do it all. In July, the superstar announced she is releasing a memoir in October 2023 titled The Woman In Me. Upon her announcement, the book immediately shot to a bestseller on Amazon.
It's unclear exactly how much the singer is earning off of her book sales, but Variety reported that the book deal agreement was "record-breaking" and earned Britney around $15 million.
She's earning revenue from Broadway.
ICYDK, there's currently a jukebox musical running on Broadway full of Britney's songs. The musical, Once Upon A One More Time, was apparently an idea of the singer's own invention, according to Variety. It uses Britney's catalogue to tell a fantastical, modernized story of well-known princesses, including Cinderella and Snow White.
It's not known exactly how much Brit is raking in from ticket sales, but she must be earning quite a bit. The contract stipulations were negotiated post-conservatorship, per Variety, so it's likely this is one of Britney's biggest money-earning projects in several years.
Britney's world tours have been even more lucrative.
She has headlined 10 concert tours throughout her career. Her most recent, 2018's Piece of Me Tour, grossed an estimated $54.6 million.
Overall, Britney has earned around $458 million from touring alone, according to Forbes.
Britney cashed in on her Vegas residency.
Britney started a four-year residency in 2013. The gig earned her around $400,000 per night, according to The Daily Mail. When she left, she had earned more than $140 million in revenue. Her final performance alone brought in $1.1 million, which is a record for a single theater Las Vegas residency show.
Britney was set to start a new Las Vegas residency, "Domination," at a $507,000-a-concert rate. However, she put it on hold due to her father's health issues, and never occurred.
Her fans pay for all the Britney merch and perfumes.
Britney's Army is doing more than buying music and concert tickets. Her website sells everything from shirts with Britney's image to wine glasses with "sip me baby one more time" engraved.
Britney also has a billion-dollar collection of perfumes. She launched Curious, her first perfume, for $39.95 in 2004. Elizabeth Arden paid Britney $52 million for it, per Hollywood Reporter, and it was a hit. By 2013, over 500 million bottles of Curious had sold.
Many more soon followed. In 2020, Britney's brother stated that the perfume had grossed over $100 billion, according to Newsweek.
Britney dabbled in acting in movies and TV show appearances.
Britney starred in Crossroads, which grossed $61 million, in 2002. She also made special guest appearances in Glee, Will & Grace, How I Met Your Mother, and more.
Britney had a reality show with her then-husband, Kevin Federline.
Their 2005 show, Britney and Kevin Chaotic, was a TV mini-series. She also judged The X Factor in 2012 and got a check for a reported $15 million for one season spent doling out critiques.
Britney scored endorsement deals with big brands.
She has repped Skechers, McDonald's, Pepsi, and more with TV and print ads to the tune of $12 million. However, she has not appeared in a commercial since 2015, according to Forbes.
Britney pays a lot in child support to Kevin Federline.
As of 2020, about 25 percent of her gross income was going to her team (think agents, managers, and lawyers) and at least 40 percent goes toward taxes. Britney was also paying about $500,000 in child support annually to her ex-husband Kevin Federline, per Forbes.
In July, news broke that Federline was relocating the couple's children to Hawaii, TMZ reported. Some speculate that this might be to stretch out Britney's child support payments—as laws in Hawaii allow child support to continue until age 23.
Federline denied these rumors, telling a paparazzo, "A lot of people say stupid things," in response to a question about it, Page Six reported.
Her legal team says her dad got some of her earnings.
In January 2022, Britney's legal team claimed Jamie Spears “enriched himself” by “taking more than $6 million from his daughter’s earnings," per CNBC.
They also said Jamie “petitioned for fees to be paid to dozens of different law firms” to the tune of “more than $30 million.”
Jamie had been asking the court to force Brit to continue paying his legal fees after the conservatorship ended.
She's got some serious real estate.
Britney and Sam signed paperwork for a new house together right after getting hitched. They dropped a cool $11.8 million on the pad, per TMZ. However, Britney sold the home less than a year later, for just under $10 million, People reported.
She still owns a home in Thousand Oaks, which she purchased for $7.5 million in 2015, per The Daily Mail.
Britney single with Elton John was a chart topper.
ICYMI, Brit dropped some new music last summer after six years of silence. Her new single with Elton John, "Hold Me Closer," was a huge commercial success. The song debuted at No. 6 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, marking the star's 14th top-10 single. The accolade also meant Brit scored a top-ten single across four different decades. A true queen.
And it's made a lot of dough, too. As of May 2023, the single had roughly 111,000 downloads and 124.6 million streams in the United States, per Billboard. Britney also released another song with will. i. am. called "Mind Your Business"in July 2023.
What’s her total net worth?
Thanks to her totally massive career, Britney's various ventures, music deals, and appearances add up to a net worth of $70 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth, however Forbes reports that it is a bit lower, at just $60 million.
It's also worth noting that Britney's net worth is drastically lower than some of her other pop star peers. Forbes estimates that a lot of the star's misfortune is due to her 13-year conservatorship.
I'm always rooting for you, Britney!
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