Taylor Swift gives away $100,000 in bonuses to truckers on Era’s tour but is she the most generous star?
These are the most generous celebrities to work for including Keanu Reeves and Oprah Winfrey
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Taylor Swift may just be the best boss to have in the whole entire world as she reportedly gave away $100,000 (£77,992) in bonuses to the truckers for her Eras tour. The "Cruel Summer" singer, 33, is believed to have given away a huge amount of money to the truck drivers that hauled all her equipment across the country during the US leg of her tour.
According to TMZ Tay-Swift handed out bonus cheques to the workers ahead of her Santa Clara, California show on Saturday. A source told the publication “There are around 50 truckers for her U.S. tour, which means Taylor just shelled out about $5 million (£3.9 million)”. Quite the bonus considering the average pay for a truck driver in the States is around $40,000 per year.
And it wasn’t just the truckers that got a bonus cheque from the "Shake It Off" hitmaker band members, dancers, lighting sound technicians and caterers also received a ‘generous amount’ in bonuses.
But it’s not just Taylor Swift that has been extremely generous to her staff, actor Keanu Reeves gifted each of his stunt performers with a rare engraved Rolex watch worth £7,3000 after filming finished for John Wick: Chapter 4.
Jennifer Hudson once gave her assistant Walter Williams a house for Christmas although the pair were said to be childhood friends, a house from your boss is a fantastic gift, I just wonder what Jennifer received in return.
Oprah Winfrey is well known to be generous to members of her audience so it’s no surprise that she would be even more generous to her staff. Aside from paying her team bonuses out of her own pocket because the broadcaster wouldn’t give them a pay rise. The TV host once paid for a Mediterranean cruise for her production company HARPO's employees.
Kind of makes Beyoncé paying £2000 for her team to have cheeky Nando's not look so generous after all.