Justin Bieber gets $10 million to perform at billionaire heir Anant Ambani’s wedding

Published: 07:51 AM PDT, Jul 8, 2024

Justin Bieber had a wonderful time spreading joy and cheer at a vibrant sangeet ceremony in Mumbai, India, on Friday.

The 30-year-old “Peaches” singer performed live during the pre-wedding ceremony of Indian Billionaire Heir Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchantand seemed to be having a great time as he performed some of his biggest hits to the enthusiastic and surprisingly large audience.

ET has learned that Bieber was paid $10 million for his performance at the Ambani family’s wedding.

“Justin was dancing and vibed to the songs all over the stage,” an eyewitness tells ET. “He was laughing as the crowd sang his songs into his microphone.”

According to the eyewitness, Bieber “played his best songs, from ‘Baby’ to ‘Peaches,’ and the performance lasted about an hour.”

“Most of the female audience felt fangirl moments when he performed! It was an absolutely unforgettable experience!” the eyewitness adds.

Bieber — who is is currently expecting his first child with woman Hailey Bieber — shared a few snapshots from Saturday’s event, including a slideshow of photos of himself hanging out backstage with the wealthy groom and bride. Bieber captioned the slideshow with a trio of smiling faces with heart emojis.

The pop star also posted a number of videos on Instagram of himself performing on stage.

In one clip, he brought the microphone to the front of the standing audience and sang and danced with fans in the front row.

Bieber also held the microphone up to the audience, as the entire crowd sang along to the lyrics of his songs without hesitation.

Anant and Radhika’s wedding is reportedly being called India’s “wedding of the year” according to CNN. Anant is the son of billionaire businessman Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries. Mukesh is Asia’s richest man with a net worth of $114 billion, according to ForbesRadhika is now the daughter of Viren Merchant, the CEO of ENCORE Healthcare.

Radhika Merchant and Anant Ambani attend the opening of Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre on April 1, 2023 in Mumbai, India.Prodip Guha/Getty Images

Bieber’s performance this past weekend — which comes just days before the couple’s massive three-day wedding, scheduled for July 12-14 — comes a few months after the couple was previously celebrated at another pre-wedding event with a live performance by Rihanna back in march.

Rihanna reportedly earned $8 million for her appearance.


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