Rihanna might not be an American by birth, but she has been ranked severally as one of the top musicians in America. She has earned her name and wealth through singing, which is the major contributor of her over $230 million net worth. That said, here is a breakdown Rihanna’s net worth of more than $230 million.
Rihanna Net Worth: The grass-roots
Born on February 20, 1988 in Barbados, Robyn Rihanna Fenty started her life as a normal citizen trying to make ends meet. She began by selling clothes which didn’t appear to be so successful. However, Rihanna attracted the attention of US record producer Evan Rogers after a rendition of songs which included Mariah Carey‘s Hero.
Her breakthrough came when she landed an auditioning with Def Jam Recordings. Jay Z, the CEO of the label was blown away by her performance and signed her on the the label.
Rihanna Net Worth: Songs And Albums
Rihanna’s first album “Music of the Sun” (2005), charted among the Billboard 200’s Top 10. It produced hit single “Pon de Replay”. The success of the album was followed by “A Girl Like Me” (2006) which was among the top 10 of Billboard 200. The album sales reportedly grossed $5 million and $6 million respectively.
Her third album “Good Girl Gone Bad” (2007) brought a new Rihanna music and appearance wise. It peaked Number 2 on the charts and also received 9 Grammy nominations. One of the best-selling artists of all time, Rihanna’s other albums include “Rated R” (2009), “Loud” (2010) “Talk that Talk” (2011), Unapologetic (2012) and Anti (2016).
Rihanna Net Worth: Other Sources
Other than singing, Rihanna is known for her beauty. She has been featured in several fashion magazines including Vogue and Vibe which have brought in a lot of money. She earned about $30 million endorsing the Reb’lleur fragrance. Her other lucrative endorsement includes CoverGirl, Clinique, Gucci and Christian Dior. The songstress has also collaborated with luxury fashion brands like Armani, Puma and Manolo Blahnik.
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Rihanna co-owns music streaming service Tidal and a beauty and stylist agency named Fr8me.
The singer has also appeared in a handful of Hollywood movies including ‘Battleship’ (2012), ‘This Is The End’ (2013) and Home (2015).
Per Forbes, this is how much Rihanna has made from all her endeavors beginning from 2012
2011/2012 – $53 million
2012/2013 – $43 million
2013/2014 – $26 million
2015/2016 – $75 million
Her NYC penthouse is worth not less than $14 million.
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