News | Entertainment
19 Aug 2022 7:09
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Rihanna is the youngest self-made billionaire in the US

    The 34-year-old singer made her debut on Forbes' annual billionaire's list in April as the world's richest female musician, and now she's been ranked 21st on the financial bible's list of the richest self-made women in the country


    The 'Love on the Brain' singer is worth around $1.4 million, with a self-made score of 10 - meaning she "would need to have been born into poverty or the lower middle class, and faced adversity such as abuse, being left an orphan or forced to work low-paying jobs" - having generated her fortune herself, largely thanks to her Fenty Beauty cosmetics line, which generated over $550 million in revenue in 2020.

    In addition, Rihanna also has a 30 percent stage in the Savage x Fenty lingerie line, as well as a successful pop career, which has helped her become the first person from Barbados ever to make the list.

    Kim Kardashian was ranked higher on the list, making 16th place, but the 41-year-old beauty's self-made score was lower than Rihanna's at seven.

    And Kim's younger half-sister, Kylie Jenner, was the youngest person to make the list with a worth of $600 million.

    Other younger women on Forbes' list included Lucy Guo, the co-founder of Scale AI who is worth $40 million at the age of 27, Whitney Wolfe Herd, the 32-year-old Bumble founder who is worth an estimated &40 million, and 32-year-old singer Taylor Swift, who has a worth of $570 million.

    Bio-Rad founder Alice Schwartz - who founded the firm in 1952 - is the oldest person to make the list at the age of 95. She is worth an estimated $2.3 billion.

    Other notable names to feature included media mogul Oprah Winfrey in 10th place, Reese Witherspoon at 65, and Serena Williams at 90.

    © 2022 Bang Showbiz, NZCity

     Other Entertainment News
     19 Aug: Tommy Dorfman reveals she is engaged to a woman
     19 Aug: Lindsey Pearlman's cause of death has been confirmed as suicide
     18 Aug: Gina Rodriguez's husband Joe LoCicero will be her doula
     18 Aug: Ellen DeGeneres has marked her 14th wedding anniversary to wife Portia de Rossi
     18 Aug: Jesy Nelson is being encouraged to launch her own beauty brand
     18 Aug: Zoe Kravitz regrets her reaction to Will Smith's Oscars slap
     18 Aug: Florence Pugh and Zach Braff have split-up
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Scott Dixon is ready to embrace the challenge at this weekend's Indycar race at St Louis More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Australian baby goods retailer Baby Bunting is planning expanding in New Zealand More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Tommy Dorfman reveals she is engaged to a woman 6:42

    Health & Safety:
    'Down 30 beds on top of an already dire situation.' 6:28

    Entertainment:
    Lindsey Pearlman's cause of death has been confirmed as suicide 6:12

    International:
    Why Elon Musk's tweet saying he was going to buy Manchester United created such a stir 4:28

    Law and Order:
    Auckland Police are attending a report of a serious assault in Otahuhu 21:48

    Entertainment:
    Gina Rodriguez's husband Joe LoCicero will be her doula 21:42

    Rugby:
    Scott Dixon is ready to embrace the challenge at this weekend's Indycar race at St Louis  21:18

    Entertainment:
    Ellen DeGeneres has marked her 14th wedding anniversary to wife Portia de Rossi 21:12

    Entertainment:
    Jesy Nelson is being encouraged to launch her own beauty brand 20:42

    Entertainment:
    Zoe Kravitz regrets her reaction to Will Smith's Oscars slap 20:12


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2022 New Zealand City Ltd