Robbie Williams, 44, is wowed today at the World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony in Moscow.
Twitter users praised the Briton’s incredible performance.
One wrote: “That was an entertaining opening ceremony, Robbie Williams has been outstanding #WorldCup”
Another said: “English success at a world cup, didn’t see that coming ;)”
Headlining the opening show for one of the biggest sporting events in the world he performed at 3:30pm today, just 30 minutes before the opening game between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
Having helped to pull together another edition of Unicef’s Soccer Aid, the 90s pop icon performed in front of crowds as the sold-out Luzhinkki Stadium.
“I’m so happy and excited to be going back to Russia for such a unique performance. I’ve done a lot in my career, and opening the FIFA World Cup to 80,000 football fans in the stadium and many millions all over the world is a boyhood dream,” said Robbie on his upcoming performance.
Ahead of one of the biggest shows of his life, how much is Robbie William actually worth?
According to celebrity intelligence site TheRichest.com, Robbie Williams is worth a staggering $200 million, around £150 million.
He is reported to be the best-selling British solo artist in the UK and the best-selling non Latino artist in the US, having sold 19.8 million albums in the UK alone and 75 million records worldwide.
Born in Stoke-on-Trent the pop star now lives in London and is married to Turkish-American actress Ayda Field.
Robbie started his career in the early 1990s as a member of hugely successful boy band, Take That. His mother reportedly saw an advert about an auditions for the new boy band and the rest is history.
With hits such as Back for Good, Pray, Never Forget, Shine and Kidz, Robbie was skyrocketed to worldwide fame, eventually leaving the band in 1995 to embark on a solo career.
Since then, he has gone from strength-to-strength, forging a hugely successful career in music, business and television on both sides of the Atlantic.
His debut album Life Thru a Lense sold four million copies, reportedly earning the 44-year-old a whopping £3 million. The album featured songs that are still hits today, including Angels and Let Me Entertain You.
The father-of-one then went on to release I’ve Been Expecting you, another hugely successful album selling five million copies. His two 90s solo albums brought his earnings to £6,842,000, excluding the earnings he received as a member of Take That.
Into the naughties and Robbie was a household name, releasing back to back albums including Swing When You’re Winning, going on to release a total of eleven studio albums and one live album, with eight compilation albums too – all raking in the big bucks.
His highest grossing album is reported to be Swing When You’re Winning, banking the star £5,500,000.
In 2006 Robbie entered the Guinness Book of World Records as his world tour – Williams’ Close Encounters – sold 1.6 million tickets in one day. He was also honoured with seventeenth BRIT Awards and seven ECHO Awards.
Showing off his earnings, Robbie is reported to have sold his home in Compton Bassett in 2013 for £10,000,000, showing just how much cash the star has lying around.
Last year he and his wife Ayda Field moved into a £17million home in Kensington that used to belong to film director Michael Winner.
It is reported that in 2016 Robbie paid himself £16.7 million in profits through his business Farell Music Limited, he also earned £1.6 million for sinning at the wedding of an oil magnate’s daughter.
More cash is also on the horizon for Robbie, as he is rumoured to join the X Factor 2018 series as a judge and will embark on the Take That 25th anniversary tour.