Britney to fork out $7.2M on staff in 2009

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London, Feb 23 (ANI): Pop princess Britney Spears will be forking out a hefty 7.2 million dollars on her staff this year.

Spears, 27, is expected to make 100million dollars from her comeback tour 'The Circus', beginning on March 3, reports the Daily Star. he newspaper suggests that the Toxic singer will be paying her dad Jamie, who has been running her finances since her 2007 meltdown, a 200,000 dollars salary.

Her mum Lynne will be paid 180,000 dollars, while the singer's manager Larry Rudolph, who had been fired when she took ill and then re-hired last year, will be getting the biggest amount, upto 1.5million dollars a year.

A personal security bill of 1.2million dollars is divided up among eight bodyguards, who work in shifts round the clock, each earning 150,000 dollars.

Over that Spears pays her ex-husband Kevin Federline 480,000 dollars a year, the amount coming to 20,000 dollars per month in "spousal support", and spends 15,000 dollars a month on nannies for their sons Preston, three, and Jayden, two.

Federline, 30, will also get a 5,000 dollars-a-week "bonus" for letting the kids join Spears, on her Circus tour which kicks off in New Orleans.

When the massive show hits the road, Spears' staff wage bill will soar to 616,000 dollars a month, and the tour will also include a psychiatrist, and constant companion assistant Brett Miller, who will be paid 100,000 dollars-a-year. (ANI)

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