LONDON (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Pop superstar George Michael was recently paid £1.7 million ($3.3 million) to perform a 75 minute set at Russian billionaire Vladimir Potanin’s New Year’s Eve party on Sunday night.
Michael, accompanied by his lover Kenny Goss and a 40-person entourage, was flown to Moscow by private jet to perform in front of 250 guests at Potanin’s 20-acre estate.
Other artists to recently partake in serious private functions include the Rolling Stones, who garnered $8.6 million to play the 60th birthday of billionare David Bonderman.
Destiny’s Child recently picked up $2.9 million for performing at the Bar Mitzvah of Brandon Green, son of retail tycoon Philip Green.
Elton John was also awarded $2.9 million for his performance at Peter Shalson’s wedding. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers