American rapper Travis Scott received an estimated $ 20 million for his recent Fortnite performance. The information came from Forbes magazine, citing a source who wished to remain anonymous. The money received by the singer also includes income from the sale of gadgets (most likely in the form of in-game items).
The announced amount is much higher than the rapper earns from regular concerts. For example, Scott earned an average of $ 1.7 million for one performance on last year’s Astroworld tour, and for the entire tour, he earned $ 53.5 million.
The event with the famous rapper in Fortnite was very popular, at its peak, about 12 million players simultaneously logged into the game servers to watch the event from the front row. Until recently, this was a record result, beaten only the day before yesterday by the battle between Galactus and Marvel heroes, which brought together about 15 million online players.
Some time ago, the musician began cooperation with Sony, becoming a “strategic creative partner” of the company. According to Forbes, the artist is currently negotiating a long-term contract with the company. The over $ 20 million deal could include creating a personalized PS5 featuring Scott, or even an entire game featuring Scott.