Rihanna becomes the richest female musician in the world when she accumulated a 600 million USD fortune.
Forbes announced that the singer bypass superstars such as Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé to become Richest Female Musician.
Her recent fortune is not from her music career but from her partnership with French luxury goods Company LVMH, who co-owns Fenty Beauty.
The makeup business was a success at it reported generated $100 million revenue in the first week.
As of today, 2019, Fenty Beauty has generated $570 million in revenue. and it is worth over 3 billion USD.
Recently Forbes also announced Jay Z as the first Black hip hop musician to become a billionaire.
“I never thought I’d make this much money, so a number is not going to stop me from working,” she told The New York Times’ T Magazine in May.
“Money is happening along the way, but I’m working out of what I love to do, what I’m passionate about.”