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Rihanna becomes the richest musician in the world; Madonna and Dolly Parton follow behind


Barbadian singer Rihanna is not only a pop icon but also the richest musician in the world in 2021. Interestingly, most of her wealth comes not from music but from her business. However, she’s not the only successful female artist to make the list. Check out other legendary musicians who follow closely.

Rihanna becomes richest female artist in the world

Rihanna’s songs like Umbrella, Pon De Replay and Rude boy gained fame for her unique voice and distinct voice. The singer has made a name for herself in the industry selling record albums and concerts. However, the Grammy-winning winner racked up a staggering net worth of $ 1.7 billion at the age of 33, not because of her sold-out albums, but her business that started in September 2017.

According to Forbes, the singer is now one of the richest musicians in the world four years after launching her beauty line, Fenty Beauty. With a 50% stake in his company, his brand adds a total of $ 1.4 billion to his fortune. Along with her lingerie line earnings and her music career, the singer is racking up an additional $ 270 million in her net worth.

Madonna – Second richest female artist in the world

Global pop icon Madonna is number two on Forbes’ list of the richest female artists in the world. As of 2021, the singer has a net worth of $ 850 million. His albums Like a virgin, true blue, and Confessions on a dance floor continued to sell millions of records. Along with her musical career, the veteran singer has also enjoyed success in her acting career. In 1992, she founded her company Maverick, which became one of the most successful self-directed artist records of all time. Madonna has also ventured successfully into fashion, health, children’s books and movies throughout her career.

Dolly Parton, third richest female artist in the world

Hailed as a legend in the pop world, Dolly Parton is synonymous with taking country music to new heights through her iconic songs. With $ 350 million, Parton, 75, took third place on the prestigious list. According to Forbes, the singer accumulates most of her fortune through her royalties by retaining the publishing rights to the classic Whitney Housten song. I will Always Love You. The singer has also launched her own line of perfumes.


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