Washington (ANI): Brit singer George Michael can now demand 2.2 million dollars for a private gig, as revealed by newly published accounts. Michael, 45, had fuelled rumours that he was retiring with his The Final Two August concert in 2008 at London''s Earl Court.
But touring company Twentyfive Live has revealed he could make a fortune performing private gigs for the super-rich, reports Contactmusic. The accounts show that the star made a staggering 2.2 million dollars for a 13-song set at the New Years Eve party of Russian nickel magnate Vladimir Potanin in 2006.
He also banked a 2.1 million dollars pay packet for singing his classics at the 55th birthday bash of British retail tycoon Sir Philip Green. The accounts, obtained by Britain''s Daily Mail website, also show the star garnered a huge 67.2 million dollars from touring between April 2006 and March 2008.