Rihanna The World’s Richest Female Musician
In Forbes‘ annual list of America’s Richest Self -Made Women 2019, Rihanna topped the list as the highest paid woman in the music industry, estimating her worth to be $600 million. The publication stated that good portion of Rihanna’s wealth was acquired through her lucrative partnership with luxury good company, LVMH, with whom she launched her Fenty Beauty cosmetics line with in 2017. Since Fenty Beauty’s inception, Forbes reported that the cosmetics line has earned Rihanna $570 million in just 15 months of business.
The 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, and Taylor Swift round out the top five richest women in music.