Rihanna certified a billionaire by Forbes

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Rihanna is now a billionaire!
Rihanna is now a billionaire!
Dimitrios Kambouris

She's got her fingers in a lot of pies and they are all selling out. Whether it's her fashion line, her skincare and make-up products or her music, she's been making money. 

And now Rihanna is officially a billionaire, Forbes announced on Wednesday. 

The singer turned beauty and fashion mogul, real name Robyn Rihanna Fenty, has been working on her brand over the past few years and it has paid off.  

Her net worth is now an estimated $1.7 billion ( R 24,320,200,000), just four years after launching her successful beauty line, Fenty Beauty, making her the richest female musician in the world.

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It is her business ventures that have earned her the billionaire status, which includes money made from her music. She not only owns 50% of Fenty Beauty but she also has a stake in lingerie brand Savage X Fenty.

Her stake in the cosmetics company is valued at $1.4 billion (R20,028,400,000) and her stake in the lingerie company is worth an estimated $270 million (3,862,620,000). Rihanna is now the second wealthiest female entertainer after Oprah, according to Forbes.

The singer, who used to release an album almost every year, hasn’t released a new album since 2016’s Anti. She's been focused on the business side of her career. 

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