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New billionaire Rihanna becomes the richest musician in the world

His nicknames made the planet dance over 15 years ago and his fortune now exceeds $1 billion. Rihanna, 33, has become the richest musician in the world with a bank account of $1.7 billion (editorial board, 1.4 billion euros), According to the American magazine Forbes.

Kanye West would have taken notice: the Barbadian singer now exceeds the $1.3 billion that the artist and entrepreneur weighs in. Like him, Rihanna has proven her talents in various sectors, and it is from cosmetics that the translator “Umbrella” derives most of his fortune.

Forbes estimates the artist’s share of income from his makeup line, Fenty Beauty, at $1.4 billion, sharing the profits with Bernard Arnault’s LVMH Group (editor’s note, Second World Fortune and holder, moreover, from the Parisian). The remaining $300 million is based on her lingerie line, Savage x Fenty (about $270 million, according to Forbes), and several of her songs.

Billion to hit Oprah Winfrey…

Fenty Beauty owes its success to its inclusion. In 2017, Rihanna launched her brand with the support of LVMH with the goal of diversifying beauty products for men and women of color. Growing success: In four years, the brand with 50 shades managed to ditch other stars like Kylie Jenner or Kim Kardashian.

The richest musician in the world, Rihanna could still, if the heart told her, to boost her business a little stronger in hopes of getting rid of… Oprah Winfrey. The only woman to be beat in the Forbes rating is still the American broadcaster at the moment, with an estimated fortune of $ 2.7 billion, she is the richest artist in the world.

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