Rihanna beats Kim Kardashian as youngest self-made female billionaire in US

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Rihanna is price mega bucks (Image: Getty)

No, that quantity within the headline is not a typo and is the truth is Rihanna’s internet price – our jaws are on the ground too.

The Umbrella hitmaker has overtaken Kim Kardashian as America’s youngest self-made feminine billionaire with a internet price of $1.4billion (£1.17bn) on the age of simply 34.

But it surely’s not all unhealthy information for Kim Okay, 41, whose internet price is only a measly $1.8billion (£1.5bn), yanno, nothing main or something…

Kim’s fortune comes from quite a lot of areas, together with her actuality TV profession bringing in a 10-figure fortune, alongside together with her cellular sport, cosmetics model KKW Magnificence, and shapewear model Skims.

Skims, for instance, doubled its valuation to $3.2billion (£2.3bn) in lower than a yr.

However, Rihanna’s obtained her fingers in loads of pies too, with a lot of the Barbados export’s fortune coming from her profitable cosmetics line, Fenty Magnificence.

The singer booted Kim Kardashian off the highest spot to turn out to be the youngest self-made feminine billionaire within the States (Image: Getty)

Rihanna – actual title Robyn Rihanna Fenty – co owns the corporate with French luxurious retailer LVMH.

Fenty Magnificence – which has taken make-up lovers by storm with every little thing from foundations to lip stains to fragrances – generated greater than $550million (£419m) in income in 2020.

The largest chunk of Rihanna’s fortune comes from Fenty Magnificence (Image: Getty)

Whereas the musician’s fortune principally comes from her stakes within the fast-growing firm, she additionally has a 30% stake in Savage x Fenty, her lingerie line which raised cash at a $1billion (£838k) valuation in February 2021.

In relation to the richest self-made girls within the US general, Rihanna sits fairly at quantity 21 on the record, however she’s the one billionaire underneath 40.

Kim’s shapewear model Skims and her cosmetics line additionally convey within the coin (Image: Instagram)

The youngest non-billionaire on the record is Kim’s sister Kylie Jenner, 24, who was initially topped Forbes’ youngest self-made billionaire in 2018 earlier than her internet price was recalculated. It’s now regarded as $600million (£502m) which nonetheless ain’t too shabby!

However, Rihanna has beforehand insisted that cash isn’t her foremost aim and getting mega-rich received’t put her off from working.

Kim’s networth sits at $1.8billion (Image: Getty)

In 2019, she advised The New York Occasions: ‘I by no means thought I’d make this a lot cash, so a quantity just isn’t going to cease me from working.’

Whereas it might not cease her from working, all that dosh will definitely assist her present a tremendous life for her son, whom she welcomed earlier this yr with rapper A$AP Rocky.

The child boy is the couple’s first youngster, and so they’ve saved a comparatively low profile since beginning a household.

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