ALICE COOPER: The Billion-Dollar Man

Ruben Hernandez of The Business Journal of Phoenix reports that when Phoenix's Alice Cooper titled the best-selling song and album, "Billion Dollar Babies" in 1973, the original shock rocker may have foretold his own financial future.

While Alice Cooper the musician was faking decapitating himself on stage, Alice Cooper the businessman was creating an empire that today encompasses his Alice Cooper'stown restaurant, a new nationally syndicated radio show, a new CD, a charitable foundation, numerous merchandising outlets and plans for other Valley restaurants.

All this in addition to touring 70 cities annually, making commercials for enterprises such as Airpark Chrysler Jeep, and teeing off at local charity celebrity golf tournaments.

"He's going to be really busy this year," says Brian Weymouth, one of Cooper's business partners in Phoenix. [Read more]


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