THE Spice Girls are set to boost their already bulging bank accounts when they head out on their six-date comeback tour later this year.
Even Victoria will cash in – despite the fact she won’t be hitting the road with Geri, Mel B, Mel C and Emma.
But how much money will the girls make from the hotly-awaited gigs, and what’s each Spice Girls’ net worth? Let’s take a look…
Geri, Emma and the two Mels are expected to pocket at least £8 million each from the gigs – should they all sell out.
Victoria will pocket a few million, too, even though she’ll be busy running her fashion empire while her former bandmates belt out the classics – it’s all because she owns an equal stake in the band’s brand.
Posh Spice is the Spice Girl who least needs the extra cash – which is likely why she’s chosen to sit this tour out.
Combined, the five have earned an estimated £357.4 million. But who holds the bulk of their fortune?
Victoria Beckham – £240 million
Victoria, 44, is the richest of the Spice Girls – and has more money than the other four combined.
While Victoria is a valuable commodity jointly with husband in David, she is an astute businesswoman – and her net worth in her own right has soared to an estimated £240million.
Combined, Victoria and David are estimated to be worth a whopping £339million.
Geri Halliwell – £31.5 million
Geri, 46, is reported to be worth £31.5million thanks to earnings from her book series, songwriting royalties and high profile TV roles.
Aside from the Spice Girls, she has written the Ugenia Lavender children’s novels and served as a judge on Australia’s Got Talent.
Her husband, Christian Horner, is believed to be worth around £5.9million.
Mel C – £27 million
Mel, 44, is said to have an estimated fortune of £27million.
Not only did she have a hugely successful career with the Spice Girls, her solo career has earned her a fortune.
She has also increased her bank balance through performances and a theatre career.
Mel took to the stage in 2009 to play Mrs Johnstone in Blood Brothers, and in 2012 to play Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar. She also played herself in Keith Lemon: The Film, which was released in 2012.
Emma Bunton – £21 million
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Emma, 42, is said to be worth £21million, according to The Richest.
It is thought she made £1million in 2007 alone from a compilation album of the Spice Girl’s greatest hits.
Since the Spice Girls split in 2000, Emma has continued to appear widely in the media as a solo singer, Absolutely Fabulous actress, Dancing On Ice judge, Loose Women panellist and Heart Breakfast radio presenter.
Mel B – made £37.9 million, but ‘blew’ it
Mel, 43, could’ve been the second richest Spice Girl had she not wasted all her cash.
She reportedly made £37.9million from being a Spice Girl but documents filed in 2017 by her estranged husband Stephen Belafonte claim she’s blown her fortune.
She apparently makes between “$220,000 and $250,000 a month” after landing a £1.3million America’s Got Talent deal.
In May, 2018 she signed a publishing deal to write a tell-all book about the divorce which will be a follow-up to her 2003 memoir Catching A Fire.
She also made £227,000 from The X Factor and £606,000 from TV’s Lip Sync Battle.
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