With a fortune of $ 600 million, Rihanna certainly knows what it means to "work, work, work, work, work, work," as the lyrics to her 2016 hit suggest to let.
The one-year singer among America's richest self-made women is the richest musician in the world, according to a Forbes list released Tuesday.
The Barbados-born entrepreneur is even richer than Beyoncé, who has $ 400 million.
Rihanna's cosmetics line Fenty Beauty has helped her greatly in building up her wealth. She launched the brand at Sephora in September 2017, and last year, the company made an estimated $ 570 million, according to Forbes.
"Work" singer Rihanna was named the 37th richest self-made woman in America by Forbes and the richest musician in the world Tuesday. (Photo by Jackson Lee / GC Images)
According to the outlet, Fenty was partly successful in social media. The cosmetics line is also distinguished from others by its extensive priming options. While most cosmetics brands have a few basic shades, Fenty offers 40 shades.
The company – Forbes estimates its value at $ 3 billion – is also partially owned by the French luxury goods group LVMH. The partnership between singer "Diamonds" and LVMH also led to a fashion line based in Paris called Fenty, which was announced in May.
"Rihanna" becomes New York Times Style Section Become the first woman to create an original brand at LVMH, the first woman in color at the top of an LVMH house, and her line becomes the first new house that was created by the group since Christian Lacroix in 1987.
The Umbrella singer also has the lingerie line Savage x Fenty and the Los Angeles based TechStyle Fashion Group.
Forbes also noted how Rihanna has overcome difficulties, to get her where she is today, including on the list of self-made women, the store cited her abusive father and the attack of her then boyfriend Chris Brown in 2009.
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In total, the "Stay" singer is numbered 37 on the list of self-made women in America, including Oprah Winfrey, Serena Williams, and Kylie Jenner.
The list of 80 successful self-made women, aged 21 to 92, are worth a total of $ 81.3 billion, and among the 80 women selected are 25 billionaires.
Katherine Lam of Fox Business and Jess Fox News ica Napoli contributed to this report.