Here's how much famous figures charge for speeches

Bill Clinton, the former US President, and his wife Hillary, a presidential frontrunner in the 2016 race, have reportedly raked in $125m (£80m) in fees for speeches since leaving office in 2001.

As much as $25m of that was earned in the past 16 months alone. How lucrative is the after-dinner speaking circuit?


Tony Blair, the former prime minister, reportedly demands around £250,000. In 2009, Blair was said to have earned £6,000 a minute for two half-hour speeches in the Philippines.

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