Russian opera singer Anna Netrebko topped the ranking of the highest paid Russian musicians according to Forbes magazine.
The income of the Russian opera diva for the year amounted to $ 7.5 million. Netrebko overtook in 2017 the “king of the Russian stage” Philip Kirkorov, who earned $ 7.4 million in 2017.
The third place in the ranking is occupied by rapper Timati with an income of $6.6 million.
In addition to annual income, the rating takes into account the frequency of mentions in the media, as well as the interest that the musician arouses among the audience on the Internet.