Fiddy’s 2 Year-Old Son Earns More Than You Do. A LOT More

Well, this’ll bring you down on a Tuesday.

Young Sire Jackson, 50 Cent’s two year-old son. Although he’s a still a couple of years away from kindergarten, he’s already working as a male model. His latest gig is a contract with Kidz Safe, a company that makes headphones for little kids. What’s the contract worth? A quick $700,000.

That’s worth deconstructing.  First, there’s a company that makes headphones for kids that can afford to pay $700,000 to a baby for an endorsement.  How many of these things do they have to sell for $30 just to pay for that?  Not only is Sire’s college fund and retirement fund already topped up from his own work, but Daddy’s SMS Audio headphones sell for $300, so chances are there’s a sizable inheritance down the road. And don’t even get me started on Vitamin Water.

More depressing news at the LA Times.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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