Apple Corps Limited’s annual accounts showed a turnover of £50,244,899 for the 12 months ending in January, the equivalent of £137,657 a day, despite the group having gone their separate ways more than 50 years ago.
According to the Daily Mirror newspaper, of the figure, surviving members Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Ringo Starr, along with John Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono and George Harrison’s widow Olivia, received £6.1 million each.
This was made up of £1,417,000 in dividends and £4,719,500 in “connection with the provision of promotional services and name and likeness rights”.
Apple Corps’ figures also showed they made a pre-tax profit of £8,606,191.
A large chunk of the money comes from Las Vegas stage show ‘Love’, a joint venture with Cirque du Soleil.
The figures are a huge growth on the previous year, when turnover was £36.5 million with a pre-tax profit of £5.5 million, and shares to Paul, Ringo, Yoko and Olivia were £3,685,000.
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