- “The Lion King” graced the Cinema once again and became a blockbuster hit despite critical reviews in 2019.
- A shocking Revelation came when Jason weaver, in an interview, shared his earnings from the original movie.
- Jason’s mother was a smart thinker, and on her advice, Jason turned down $2M check, and he ended up taking a $100,000.
Disney’s 1994 animated musical film, “The Lion King,” graced the Big Screen once again and became a blockbuster hit despite critical reviews on the 2019 animated creation of The Lion King. The remake turned out to be a massive profit for Walt Disney.
With the blockbuster box-office collection of “The Lion King,” many think that whoever starred or evolved in the movie are financially secured for life. A shocking Revelation came when Jason weaver, in an interview, shared his earnings from the original film.
Jason revealed that he initially offered with a massive fortune for his work in the movie. Disney offered a $2 million check to Jason for his contribution to the film, which was indeed a considerable sum at that time.
Jason’s mother was a smart thinker, and on her advice, Jason turned down $2M check, and he ended up taking a $100,000 check upfront in addition to the royalty agreement.
Was turning down $2 Million for royalties, really a smart decision?
Even keeping a long-term perspective, their choice was not a “smart-decision.” Two Million was a vast sum at that time if choose to invest that smartly it could have turned out to be 100 times today.
On the off chance, the movie could have failed to make it to blockbusters and remake. This could be a significant loss for them. The right decision was to invest in emerging stocks or companies.
The 1990s was fun when the internet first came into existence, and in a period, it turned out to be one of the most significant innovations of the century. A true visionary would have suggested going for Investment instead of Royalty.
The incredible surge of Apple‘s stock itself is a story, which made many regrets of missing out and made millionaires by just Investing in the capital of the company. A small investment in the company’s stock in the early 2000s would have made 100 times the investment.
Bitcoin Biggest Asset of the Decade
Bitcoin is undoubtedly revolutionary created a lot of buzz since its inception without any marketing. Its popularity is skyrocketing. Bitcoin is the hottest investment option in the market. Many are choosing Investment in Bitcoin and crypto.
Bitcoin seems to be the hottest investment trend these days. So hot that some are mortgaging their homes to buy the Cryptocurrency. Millennials are more interested in investing in crypto stocks rather than traditional stocks.
The Lion king Singer Jason would have made billions if he had picked the right Cryptocurrency option to invest his $2 Million.
Dec.12, 2011 – At $3.19, Bitcoin had already growing good percentage-wise. Investment of $2,000,000 would buy him a little more than 626959 Bitcoin then, which would be worth USD 12,594,984,326 till December 2017.
Jul. 23, 2016 – At $ 14.67, Ethereum had started making its move with growing use cases and percentage. Investment of $2,000,000 would buy him a little more than 136332 then, which would be worth $195,348,329.925 till January 2018.
Robert Arnott said, “In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable.” If Jason had chosen to go with investment, stepping out of the comfort of royalties, he could have made a fortune for his life.