Rihanna named world’s richest female musician: US$600 million fortune puts her ahead of Beyoncé, Madonna and Celine Dion
As well as her lucrative music career, singer also launched her make-up brand Fenty Beauty – co-owned by French luxury giant LVMH – in September 2017
The line has been a huge success, reaping US$570 million in revenue last year after only 15 months of business
Singer, make-up entrepreneur, lingerie designer and now the first black woman to head a top luxury fashion house – Rihanna has racked up a US$600 million fortune to become the world’s richest female musician, Forbes reveals.
The 31-year-old – born Robyn Rihanna Fenty in Barbados – has amassed wealth exceeding that of Madonna (US$570 million), Celine Dion (US$450 million) and Beyoncé (US$400 million), whose husband Jay-Z was just named the world’s first billionaire rap star.