America's Richest Self-Made Women includes Barbados' Rihanna
Robyn Rihanna Fenty (Internet image)
As of yesterday, June 3, 2019, Rihanna's net worth sits at a whopping $600 Million.
This has earned her the 37th spot on the 2019 America's Richest Self-Made Women List released by Forbes today, June 4, 2019.
At 31 years old, of the 80 women listed, there are only four women younger than Robyn Rihanna Fenty on the list. The youngest person to make the list is 21-year-old Kylie Jenner.
To put the list in greater perspective, Serena Williams, age 37, rounds out the pack, at number 80 with a net worth of $225 Million. Ellen DeGeneres is at number 63 with $330 Million from Television, Oprah Winfrey rounds out the Top 10 with a net worth of $2.6 Billion from TV shows and at number one is 72-year-old Diane Hendricks, Cofounder and Chairman, ABC Supply.
Forbes attributes Rihanna's worth to her successes in cosmetics and music. They have her State of residence as California.
Rihanna's profile states:
- Pop star Rihanna has made a fortune from Fenty Beauty, the makeup brand she co-owns with luxury goods group LVMH.
- Fenty, which was founded in September 2017, generated an estimated $570 million in revenue last year.
- In May 2019 she and LVMH announced a new fashion house called Fenty, which will be based in Paris.
- She also owns Savage X Fenty lingerie line with Los Angeles-based online fashion firm TechStyle Fashion Group.
Forbes also shared that her residence is in Los Angeles, California, and her citizenship is Barbados.
Photo caption: Rihanna's brother Rorrey Fenty posted his sister in his Instagram story sharing the news, showing she's checked yet another box.