March 1965
Ebony;Mar1965, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p99
The article presents information about singer Johnny Mathis, who was born in San Francisco and his money earning ability. The first song he learned to sing was "My Blue Heaven." At 21, he was earning 100,000 dollars a year and at 29 he was a millionaire. His income from several music publishing firms in which his money was invested was given as 800,000 dollars yearly. His old contract with Columbia Records left him with a 100,000-a-year income for the next 20 years.


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