Katy Perry Banks Shocking Amount For Special Performance

Katy Perry - Jimmy Kimmel Live - YouTube

Katy Perry recently left American Idol for a hiatus to enjoy being creative and touring. Well, her first performance after that involved a gig that reportedly netted her millions of dollars. Unfortunately, only a select group of people got to see her sing. Read on to find out more.

Katy Perry Moves Onward, Makes More Money

It seems incredible that when she still went by the name of Katy Hudson, the now-famous singer was dropped by her record label. Actually, lots of people had that happen to them, but few of them became so famous. Six years later, she signed with Capitol Records and her bank balance just keeps on growing. Per Forbes, the talented star is now worth $340 million.

Katy Perry [Source: YouTube]
Katy Perry – Late Night – YouTube
Now that Katy Perry left American Idol, she hasn’t been idling around for too long. In fact, on Friday, she added more millions to her stunning net worth after being selected to headline a private performance overseas. It was part of a pre-wedding function, and her client has the biggest wallet in Asia.

Millions For A Single performance

The Sun reported about the costly gig for the American Idol judge, and it went down in “Cannes in the South of France.” The article noted that she “will bank millions as she jets to sing at the wedding of the richest man in Asia.” The pre-wedding festivities already started back in March, although the actual ceremony won’t happen until July. In the meantime, a source told the outlet:

They have invited 800 guests who are currently on a space-themed cruise around Europe, with stops in Barcelona and Genoa.

Katy Perry Wears Silver Jacket [Source: YouTube]
Katy Perry – YouTube
Who are the people who can afford to entertain 800 people and pay Katy Perry millions for a single performance? Well, it turned out that Mukesh Ambani, who happens to be the wealthiest man in Asia has a son named Anant Ambani. And, he’s engaged to be married to Radhika¬†Merchant.

Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant got engaged a year ago - CNBC-TV18 YouTube
Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant got engaged a year ago – CNBC-TV18 YouTube

Times Now News noted that the show which was themed around a masquerade cruise went viral on social media. You can see the video of Katy Perry’s performance further down in his article. Lots of Bollywood and other celebrities attended the event, and the family can afford to host them. If you don’t know, the Ambani family makes their money from Reliance Industries, which is part of the petrochemical industry.

What are your thoughts on Katy Perry making six figures for performing at a private event in France? Can you imagine how it must feel to cruise around exotic places with a massive number of celebrities for months before your actual wedding? Shout out in the comments below, and come back here for all your American Idol news.

James Michael

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