Rihanna is now the wealthiest female musician in the world, with an estimated fortune of 600 million dollars equivalent to a whopping 8,8 billion rands according to Forbes’ annual list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women for 2019.
The Work hitmaker, age 31, has since evolved into a style icon, makeup and lingerie entrepreneur and soon she’ll be the first black woman in charge of a major luxury fashion house.
Back in 2009, the star was almost bankrupt, but 10 years later she has accumulated a fortune.
Rihanna last released an album in 2016 and has been wearing her entrepreneurship hat ever since, however, has been promising fans new music.
Rihanna came into the industry in 2003 and this esteemed honor places Rihanna ahead of many of her peers within the music industry.
Madonna came second behind Rihanna, who was reported to be worth $570 million, while Celine Dion ($450 million), Beyoncé ($400 million), and Taylor Swift ($360 million) round out the top five richest women in music.