Rihanna officially ranked by Forbes as the world’s wealthiest female musician

Barbados American based superstar, Robyn Rihanna Fenty known popularly as Rihanna has done it again.

This time she has been ranked as the world’s wealthiest female musician by Forbes.

Rihanna in 2017 created her own beauty brand called Fenty. The beauty industry has also added a lot of wealth leading to her billionaire ranking.

Forbes is documenting estimators of individual earnings of the rich in society.

Forbes announced that Rihanna has joined the list of world billionaires. 

Her estimation of wealth is ranged 1.7 billion dollars evidencing that indeed she deserves the call.

According to Oprah Winfrey analysis, Rihanna ranks the second wealthiest female entertainer in the world with about 2.7 billion dollars.

She, however, owns 50% of Fenty Beauty now and her other business SavagexFenty which is a lingerie line is an estimated 270 million among others.

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Aside from music, Rihanna is known for her involvement in humanitarian causes, entrepreneurial ventures, and the fashion industry. 

She is the founder of the nonprofit organization Clara Lionel foundation, cosmetics brand Fenty Beauty, and fashion house Fenty under LVMH.

Rihanna has also ventured into acting, appearing in major roles in Battleship (2012), Valerian and the city of a thousand planets (2017), and Oceans 8 (2018).

Rihanna was appointed as an ambassador of education, tourism, and investment by the Government of Barbados in 2018.

Kylie Jenner, an American media personality and reality TV star, was named the highest-paid celebrity of 2020 by Forbes last year.

According to reports, the world’s highest-paid celebrities will earn a total of USD 6.1 billion in 2020, with Kylie Jenner and Kanye West at the top of the list.

Putting Kylie’s history with Forbes aside, Forbes projected her earnings this year to be USD 590 million after she sold a controlling share in her beauty company to Coty Inc.

Source: unitedshowbiz.com.gh