Washington, Mar 15 : The troubled and messy life of Britney Spears is proving to be a significant boost for the US economy, for latest statistics have shown that the pop wreck is worth a whopping 120 million dollars to the American financial system.
Business magazine Portfolio conducted an exhaustive study and published statistics that show that Spears is not just another singer but is also a significant contributor to American finances.
The pop star has broken all popularity records as it has been revealed that between January 2006 and July 2007, Spears was featured on the front covers of leading U.S. tabloids 175 times in 78 weeks.
In fact, the 'Toxic' star has also been the number one search subject on website Yahoo! in six of the past seven years, reports Contactmusic.
If this was not enough, the magazine found that a Las Vegas nightclub reportedly sold seats next to Spears' table for 50,000 dollars and she can still manage to get as much as 400,000 dollars in appearance fees.
To top it all, from what has been Portfolio's estimates, Britney makes a personal fortune of 9 million-dollars-a-year, and, even after her alleged financial problems, she has a personal fortune of about 125 million dollars.