Rihanna’s Net Worth: Inside The Savage X Fenty Owner's Fortune

24 September 2021, 12:26

How Rihanna became a billionaire thanks to her successful businesses and music careeer
How Rihanna became a billionaire thanks to her successful businesses and music careeer. Picture: Alamy
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Rihanna became the wealthiest female musician in the world this year – here’s how she became a billionaire as she reaches a seriously impressive net worth.

Rihanna has many strings to her bow, from beauty to music to fashion, she has all the industries covered – so it comes as no surprise that she's one wealthy woman!

The ‘Work’ songstress has a number of different business ventures under her belt, which has more than contributed to her high earnings in recent years.

She’s launched a beauty brand, a skincare range, a lingerie company and not to mention, her riches from being an all-around entertainer.

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But just how did Riri become a billionaire and exactly how much is she worth? Here’s the low-down on her net worth and a look inside her lucrative businesses…

Rihanna has a whopping net worth
Rihanna has a whopping net worth. Picture: Getty

What is Rihanna’s net worth and is she a billionaire?

Proving she’s the queen of everything, Riri is indeed a billionaire!

She’s said to be worth around $1.7 billion (£1.2 billion), to be exact. This now makes her the wealthiest female musician in the world.

The 33-year-old is also the second richest female entertainer, beaten only by Oprah – not too shabby!

Rihanna has launched her third volume of Savage X Fenty
Rihanna has launched her third volume of Savage X Fenty. Picture: Getty
Rihanna has reached billionaire status
Rihanna has reached billionaire status. Picture: Alamy

How did Rihanna become a billionaire?

If you’ve been a long-term Riri stan, you’ll know about her numerous business ventures, which have undoubtedly helped her reach billionaire status.

According to Forbes, she can attribute the majority of her net worth - $1.4 billion of it - to Fenty Beauty, which she owns 50% of (as it’s a 50/50 joint venture with LVMH).

On top of that, Riri’s lingerie line Savage x Fenty is estimated to be worth a staggering $270 million (£194 million).

The entrepreneurial star launched the third volume of her lingerie line on September 24th, an eclectic mix of famous faces strutted down the inclusive catwalk, from Gigi Hadid to Sabrina Carpenter to Irina Shayk.

Rihanna can attribute her net worth to her many business ventures including Fenty Beauty
Rihanna can attribute her net worth to her many business ventures including Fenty Beauty. Picture: Alamy

The rest of her earnings come from her highly successful music and acting career, as well as brand endorsement deals she has raked in over the years.

The 'Needed Me' songstress has featured in flicks from Valerian to Ocean's 8!

She’s not stopping there either as she recently announced she’ll be launching Fenty Perfume and has even trademarked Fenty Hair, so we’re sure the $$ is sure to soar over time!

Congrats, Riri, and please drop the album soon?!

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