Russell Model generates income of greater than $3.7 million
Russell Model’s manufacturing firm made income of £2.9 million ($3.7 million), in line with accounts filed this week.
Pablo Diablo’s Respectable Enterprise Agency Ltd, of which Model is the only director, filed its 2022 accounts with UK enterprise register Corporations Home on 21 December.
It covers the 12 months to 31 December 2022, and reveals the corporate’s whole turnover was £4,878,863, greater than £800,000 greater than the earlier yr.
The corporate’s primary actions are audiovisual manufacturing and dwell performances. Model and his spouse, Laura, are shareholders within the firm.
Among the many sums disbursed was a dividend of £2.1m and a ‘charitable contribution’ of £126,055 to Model’s Keep Free Basis. In keeping with its web site, the Keep Free Basis focuses on “supporting individuals by way of restoration from habit and their psychological well being points and the nonprofits that assist them.”
Underneath the heading “Revenues,” the accounts specify how revenues from audiovisual manufacturing, dwell performances, royalties and merchandise are calculated.
After rising to fame as a comic and actor in movies like Get Him to the Greek, Model has largely stayed away from mainstream media and centered on his YouTube channel, dwell performances, and guide publishing lately.
The accounts cowl the interval earlier than Model was accused of sexual assault by 4 ladies in a joint investigation by the Sunday Occasions of London and the Channel 4 documentary Dispatches, which was printed and broadcast in September. Model preemptively denied the allegations by way of a YouTube video, saying he “fully refutes” a collection of astonishing, considerably baroque assaults.
Final week, Model was reportedly questioned by the Metropolitan Police over 9 offences. In keeping with the BBC, he was interviewed beneath warning at a police station in south London. The police had beforehand interrogated him in November.
The preliminary accusations of sexual misconduct and assault allegedly occurred in each the UK and the US between 2006 and 2013.
Following the Sunday Occasions and Dispatches story, each the BBC and Banijay UK, with whom Model labored on the top of his fame, mentioned that they had launched inside investigations. The BBC additionally mentioned it was eradicating his content material from its platforms whereas Pan Macmillan imprint Bluebird suspended its publishing cope with the model.
YouTube, the place Model has centered on constructing a big following over the previous decade, stopped wanting eradicating the actor and comic from its platform, however mentioned it may not monetize his content material.