What is The Weeknd's net worth? Here's how much Super Bowl LV performance will add to his massive fortune

For now, his team has stated that the singer is actually spending as much as $7 million from his own account for the performance without mentioning the specifics


                            What is The Weeknd's net worth? Here's how much Super Bowl LV performance will add to his massive fortune
The Weeknd will be performing at Super Bowl LV on February 7 (The Weeknd/Instagram)

The Weeknd is all set for his Super Bowl LV performance this year on February 7 and this is how much the global star will be paid for the much-coveted stage. Along with The Weeknd, Super Bowl LV boasts a dream lineup of performers including Miley Cyrus, Alicia Keys, H.E.R, Luke Bryan, Christina Aguilera and more along with Jazmine Sullivan and Eric Church performing the national anthem.

The Weeknd aka Abel Makkonen Tesfaye is easily one of the most popular singers not just in the US but across the world with the Grammy Award-winning artiste's 2020 single ‘Blinding Lights’  spending four weeks atop Billboard charts, his album ‘After Hours’ debuting number one and more. The three-time Grammy winner is also deemed as one of the world's best-selling music artistes with over 75 million records sold across the globe.

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Weeknd is spending as much as $ 7 million for his Super Bowl performance (Getty Images)

The Weeknd’s Net Worth

The self-made Candian broke through in the music industry simply by putting his music on YouTube. Hailed as one of the biggest singers of our time, Celebrity Net Worth quotes the singer’s net worth around $100 million. Along with selling over 75 million records, the singer has also ventured into creating his personal brand XO plus other entrepreneurial pursuits.

According to reports, in 2017, the singer boasted a net worth of $90 million before taxes. With ‘Blinding Lights’ solidifying his name as one of the biggest hitmakers, the ‘Heartless’ crooner will only grow bigger in net worth, suggest reports.

Super Bowl performance

Even while being one of the biggest Sports events in the US, Super Bowl performers actually put on a show for free. So just to quote numbers, Super Bowl will not pay anything to Weeknd. Yet reports suggest that when a performer makes an appearance for the Super Bowl stage, their popularity skyrockets further even to as much as 1000% percent.

According to this report, in 2017, pop queen Lady Gaga saw a rise of almost 1000% in streams and sales after her performance. For Justin Timberlake in 2018, it was 534 percent and Maroon 5 saw a 434 percent boost in 2019. Last year, Jennifer Lopez and Shakira’s music witnessed a whopping 893 percent growth right after their performance.

The Weeknd accepts the award for Favorite Soul/R&B Album onstage for the 2020 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 22, 2020, in Los Angeles, California (Getty Images)

If stats are to be taken into consideration, the Weeknd will see an average of 400% boost in sales or streams following his performance. For now, his team has reportedly stated that the singer is actually spending as much as $7 million from his own account for the performance without mentioning the specifics. Wassim ‘SAL’ Slaiby, The Weeknd’s manager stated, “The Super Bowl is an opportunity on the most massive level.”

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