Rihanna to Kanye West: Celebrities who are in the billionaire club
There is a new addition to the Billionaire club! Forbes crowned Rihanna with the billionaire tag and she is officially now the richest woman musician in the world with a net worth estimated at $1.7 billion- thanks to her wildly successful Fenty Beauty line.
As Rihanna joins the esteemed list, we bring you other celebrities from the entertainment world who are part of the billionaire club.
With a net worth of $2.7 billion, Oprah Winfrey is one richest entertainer in the world, thanks to her hit talk show. In 2011, Winfrey launched cable channel OWN. Her 25.5% of the network is worth more than $65 million.
Entrepreneur and singer Rihanna is officially now the richest woman musician in the world with a net worth estimated at $1.7 billion. She may now be one of the richest musicians in the world but her music is not the primary source of her wealth, as per a report in the Forbes magazine.
The Barbados-born singer, whose birth name is Robyn Fenty, derives an estimated $1.4 billion of her fortune from her 50% stake in the Fenty Beauty cosmetics line, Forbes reported.
Kim Kardashian, an American media personality, socialite, model, businesswoman, producer, and actress, has made a fortune out of her reality TV stardom, is No. 2,674 in the Forbes billionaire list with a net worth of $1 billion.
The music mogul Kanye West, who has a multi-year deal to design sneaker brand Yeezy for Adidas, is billionaire No. 1,750 with $1.8 billion. However, Kanye claimed, "It's $3.3 billion since no one at Forbes knows how to count."
Jay-Z is the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire, according to Forbes 2019. With $1.4 billion net worth, Jay-Z mints millions from his Armand de Brignac champagne and D'Ussé cognac.
A self-made billionaire and production powerhouse Tyler Perry's net worth is estimated at $1 billion. One of the most charitable celebrities, billions comes from his Tyler Perry Studios, a 330-acre lot in Atlanta valued at $280 million where he films his TV shows and movies, all of which he owns and his 'Madea' franchise.
A three-time Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg movies have grossed more than $10.1 billion worldwide and his net worth stands at $3.7 billion. Spielberg became a household name directing movies like 'Jaws' and 'Jurassic Park.' and cofounded DreamWorks studios with Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen in 1994.
Today, a slice of the cash from every ticket at Universal theme parks goes directly into his pocket thanks to blockbuster hits like 'Indiana Jones.' As per the Forbes.