Rihanna dethrones Kylie Jenner as Forbes youngest self-made woman billionaire
Rihanna has hit another milestone after becoming Forbes’ youngest self-made woman billionaire, snatching the title from model Kylie Jenner.
The Barbadian singer, 34, ranked No. 21 in Forbes’ recently released 2022 list for “America’s Richest Self-Made Women.” She amassed a net worth of $1.4 billion (about P77.91 billion), as per a profile by Forbes today, July 6.
This makes Rihanna the youngest woman in the United States to make the billionaires’ list and the only one aged below 40.
Despite being in the music industry, most of Rihanna’s earnings actually came from her cosmetic company Fenty Beauty, which she founded and launched in 2017. Aside from this, she co-owns the lingerie brand Savage x Fenty and the skincare brand Fenty Skin.
Jenner, who was previously the youngest self-made woman billionaire, is no longer considered a billionaire by Forbes and now ranks No. 41 on the list. She has a net worth of $600 million (about P33.39 billion).
Other celebrities who also made it on the list of America’s richest self-made women are Kim Kardashian at no. 16 ($1.8 billion or P100.15 billion), Madonna at no. 47 ($575 million or about P31.99 billion), Taylor Swift at no. 48 ($570 million or about P31.71 billion), Beyonce at no. 61 ($450 million or P25.03 billion) and Reese Witherspoon at no. 65 ($430 million or about P23.91 billion). RA/JB
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