Pop star Rihanna’s net worth is estimated at $ 1.7 billion, making her the richest singer in the world, although music is not the main source of her wealth, Forbes magazine said Wednesday.
The Barbados-born singer, whose birth name is Robyn Fenty, gets an estimate of $ 1.4 billion of her fortune from her 50% stake in the Fenty Beauty cosmetics line, according to Forbes.
The rest of Rihanna’s wealth comes from her involvement with the Savage x Fenty lingerie company and her income as a singer and actress, the magazine noted.
Rihanna’s beauty company – whose remaining half is owned by LVMH – is known for its wide range of 50 skin tones, including dark shades for women of color, which were in short supply when it launched in 2017. This made her a leader. of inclusivity in the industry.
The performer of “Umbrella” and “Love the way you lie” ranks second behind Oprah as the richest artist, according to Forbes.