Adele has not released a new full-length album since her smash record 21 in January 2011, and she still makes more in one day than you do all year. According to new reports, the "Skyfall" singer earns over £80,000 a day as a result of her massive musical success.
That's nearly $130,000 for Americans.
According to The UK Mirror, Adele earned £54 million through her companies, including Melted Stone Publishing.
Adele's massive monetary success should come as no real surprise to followes of celebrity net worths. Despite not releasing a new album in over three and a half years, Adele's 21 reached unprecedented success. 21 was the top-selling album globally of both 2011 and 2012 and the record topped the Billboard 200 in American for a whopping 19 weeks, according to MusicWeek.
Since its release in January 2011, 21 has sold 10.9 million copies in the U.S. alone, according to Yahoo!, and it was the fastest record to reach diamond status since NSync's No Strings Attached.
So, Adele's monetary gain is not quite shocking.
Though the wait between Adele projects feels incredibly long, the pop megastar is due to release new music sometime in the coming months, with a new album reportedly entitled (fittingly) 25 in the works. On her 26th birthday, Adele bid her 25th year adieu on Twitter, though she remarked that she would be seeing the age again soon "later in the year," thus fueling new album speculation for the masses.
Bye bye 25... See you again later in the year x pic.twitter.com/HEmY14El5s
— Adele (@OfficialAdele) May 4, 2014