Rihanna, Beyonce and Serena Williams Make the Forbes List of America’s Richest Self-Made Women

Rihanna, Beyonce and Serena Williams Make the Forbes List of America’s Richest Self-Made Women

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Forbes has dropped their annual list of “America’s Richest”, to remind us normal people of how broke we are lol

To make the Forbes’ annual list of “Self Made Women’s” this year, you had to have minimum net worth of $225 million.

On the list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women:

Oprah at #10, being worth $2.6 billion from her OWN network, of which she owns 25% being worth $75 million. Her investments are worth about $2 billion. She’s the brand ambassador of Weight Watchers and owns a 10% stake. She also has a deal with Apple to release original content.

Kylie Jenner comes in at #23, worth $1 billion from her make up line and newly launched, Kylie Skin

Rihanna is #37, being worth $600 Million from Fenty Beauty, which made $570 million last year, Fenty Savage, her lingerie line and she just launched her Paris-based fashion line with LVMH this month. Rihanna is now the richest female musician in the world!

Beyonce comes in at #51 on the list, being worth $400 million. The OTR II tour brought in $250 million total. She performed at Coachella last year, which she flipped her $8 million payment into $60 million after signing a deal with Netflix and she has a new line with Adidas. Plus, we can’t forget her role as Nala in the live-action Lion King to be released this year.

Serena Williams came in at #80, being worth $225 million. She is the first female athlete to make the list. She has invested into 34 startups over the past 5 years, which have given her at least $10 million. Her company, Serena Ventures focuses on companies founded by women and monitories. She launched a self-funded clothing line, S by Serena in 2018 and she owns stakes in the Miami Dolphins and UFC. On top of that, she has won $89 million in career prize money, twice as much as many other female athlete. 

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Written by Clarke Jones

Source: Forbes