Are you wondering what Rihanna is worth in 2019? She has a net worth that is enough to make her the richest female musician on the planet even above people like Beyoncé, Céline Dion, and Madonna. The Work singer has been working as a singer and an entrepreneur, constantly releasing chart-topping songs and getting involved in businesses thanks to which she has found herself on the Forbes list of the richest self-made women in America, taking the 37 spot. Find out more about her career and net worth below.
Who Is Rihanna?
Named Robyn Rihanna Fenty, she is a singer, actress, businesswoman, and designer who was born on February 20, 1988, in Saint Michael, Barbados. She was brought up alongside two brothers and three half-siblings from her father’s side of the family. All her half-siblings were born to her father, Roland Fenty from different women in previous relationships.
Her mother, Monica who had a rather strained relationship with her father, later divorced from him because of his alcoholism and cocaine addiction as well as the abuse she suffered from him. The end of the marriage of her parents when she was 14 somehow helped Rihanna’s health who had been suffering from excruciating headaches that at a point doctors began suspecting she might have a tumor.
As regards Rihanna’s education, the music star went to Charles F. Broome Memorial Primary School and from there, she proceeded to Combermere High School. She would, however, later forget about education to pursue her musical career. At first, she started a musical group with a couple of her friends from high school. By 2003, she was set to begin her career after she was discovered by music mogul Evan Rogers during an audition. She got her first record deal leading to the release of her first song, “Pon de Replay.” The rest, as the cliche goes, is history.
How Much Is Rihanna Worth?
Coming from the lowliest of places that for her to afford a pair of Timberland boots which she described as her own Dior, she had to save for an entire school year, Rihanna is now at the top of the world, with a net worth that is estimated at $600 million.
With this, there is no female musician richer than her in the world. The singer sits above Pop Queen Madonna who has a net worth that is estimated at $570 million, Celine Dion worth $450 million, and Beyoncé whose net worth is estimated at $400 million. More so, what Rihanna worth monetarily makes her one of the richest women in the United States.
How Does She Make Her Money?
From the release of her first single, in 2003, Rihanna has recorded so much success in her less than two decades career as a singer and songwriter. Her success has been accompanied by loads of money in the process. In 2005, she released Music of the Sun which was her first album and it turned out an instant hit. From then on, she has released 7 more albums that were all successful.
From her first album in 2005 when she was only 17, the Barbados girl made $40 million US dollars. She continued making more money from her subsequent albums and tours. Her 2010 Last Girl On Earth Tour fetched her $90 million US dollars and a year later, she was smiling to the bank with $90 million US dollars from her Loud Tour, and then she made $140 million from her Diamonds World Tour in 2013.
Rihanna has also been making money from recording royalties. She earned more than $10 million in 2016 from masters recording royalties. The musician also made money from the many endorsement deals she has attracted over the years. She had a deal with Samsung in 2016 worth $25 million to promote the brand during her Anti World Tour.
Bad girl Riri also makes a fortune from her Fenty beauty line which was launched in 2017. In the first 40 days, her beauty brand generated more than $100 million and from then on, it has continued to soar high. She invested in LVMH where she is said to own about 15% of the company that is worth over $3 billion, she is also the co-owner of e Savage X Fenty lingerie line.
Rihanna has touched almost everything from clothes to perfume, Lingerie, shoes, and much more, turning all into diamonds.
Rihanna Is Worth Millions Of Dollars And This Is How She Spends Her Money
Beyond just making the millions, the singer also makes out time to spend the fortune she makes through her hard work. She splashes on luxurious cars and houses. She has a house in Barbados that is estimated to worth $22 million and a Los Angeles home that is valued at $5.45 million. Rihanna also has other homes that are worth millions of dollars which she bought for herself and her parents.
What is, even more, is that while she buys things for herself and takes good vacations around the world, she spends more on others than she does on herself. She has spent millions on her family and even more on the many charities she is involved with.