If her magnificent seaside mansion and Nashville dream cave were not already indications, know now that Taylor Swift, tenth muse, is very rich. She makes a lot of money! In fact, according to Billboard, she made the most money of any musician last year.
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The magazine says she pulled in nearly $40 million last year, mostly by panning for gold in her hair. No, of course most of that money came from ticket sales to her concert tour. Which is remarkable, considering that the old-timey circus tents that housed her show would only pop up mysteriously and without warning in various empty fields on misty mornings and be gone by dawn the next day. So there wasn't a lot of time for advance ticket sales. But somehow she pulled it off, making her the biggest act in the land.
And she's only 24 years old! How much were you pulling down when you were that age? Probably not $40 million, I'd guess. I'd think it'd be, at most, half Read More »from Taylor Swift Made a LOT of Money Last Year