Rihanna is now the richest female musician in the world
31-year-old songstress has overtaken Beyoncé, Madonna and Celine Dion for the title of the world’s richest female musician, Forbes has revealed.
According to a Forbes, Rihanna is now the world’s wealthiest female musician. Taking a look at the music industry’s leading female acts, the Barbadian singer, businesswoman, fashion designer and actress’ $600 million USD fortune puts her ahead of Madonna ($570 million USD), Céline Dion ($450 million USD) and Beyoncé ($400 million USD).
Forbes magazine reports that the popular Fenty line made $100 million in its first few weeks.
Rihanna’s cosmetics line, Fenty Beauty, has significantly helped her build her fortune. She started the brand in September 2017 at Sephora and last year, the company made an estimated $570 million, Forbes reported.
According to the New York Times Style section, “Rihanna will become the first woman to create an original brand at LVMH, the first woman of color at the top of an LVMH maison, and her line will be the first new house created by the group since Christian Lacroix in 1987.”
The “Umbrella” singer also has the Savage x Fenty lingerie line, along with TechStyle Fashion Group based in Los Angeles.