Here’s Who Was Named World’s Richest Musician by Forbes

“Umbrella” hitmaker Rihanna is officially the richest musician in the world…

and a majority of her wealth isn’t even from her music.

Forbes just revealed to the public that Rihanna now has a net worth of US$ 1.7 billion, a whopping US$ 1.4 billion of which actually comes from the value of her beauty empire Fenty Beauty.

US$ 270 million comes from her lingerie line Savage Fenty while the rest comes from her music and acting career.


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Rihanna is also expected to release new music soon after five years with her upcoming ninth album which her fans lovingly call “R9.”

According to a source to The Sun, “Rihanna has been secretly working on new music for a long time and her ninth album has finally come together. She has kept fans waiting for a long time — and the pandemic slowed things up even more.”

The singer herself confirmed to British Vogue early last year that she was “very aggressively working on new music.” In March, she was next featured on Canadian singer PartyNextDoor’s track “Believe It.

Rihanna comes second to Oprah Winfrey as the richest entertainer in the world.

(ALSO READ: WATCH: Have We Been Pronouncing Rihanna’s Name Wrong All This Time?)

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