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Rihanna is America's youngest self-made billionaire woman

According to Forbes, the star has dethroned Kim Kardashian, who comes in second place

Rihanna is America's youngest self-made billionaire woman  According to Forbes, the star has dethroned Kim Kardashian, who comes in second place

Rihanna is unstoppable: eight albums, lots of hits and awards, a flourishing career in fashion and beauty, icon status, pioneer of a new maternity style and a newborn baby. In just 34 years, the Barbados singer has racked up an impressive number of hits and has no intention of stopping. Although she has been out of the spotlight lately and is devoting her attention to her son with her partner A$AP Rocky, Riri has just reached a new milestone: Forbes' annual ranking crowned her the youngest self-made billionaire woman in America. In the past year, her net worth has grown to $1.4 billion, a figure achieved mainly thanks to her brands. Fenty Beauty, which she co-owns with French luxury retailer LVMH, recorded over $550 million in revenue in 2020 to reach a net worth of over $1 billion in August 2021; while Savage x Fenty, the super-inclusive underwear line in which she holds a 30% stake, was valued at $1 billion in February 2021. 

All of these revenues place the star in 21st place in the overall ranking of self-made women and, being the only one under 40, allow her to steal the title of America's youngest self-made woman billionaire from Kim Kardashian. However, the founder of SKIMS can be proud of her achievements as at 41, she can boast a net worth of $1.8 billion. The richest self-made woman in the United States is Diane Hendricks who, thanks to the company ABC Supply, has held the title since 2019. Along with the entrepreneur, the ranking includes well-known names from showbiz such as Kylie Jenner (41st position with $600 million), Madonna (47th position with $575 million), Taylor Swift (48th position with $570 million), Beyoncé (61st position with $450 million), Reese Witherspoon (65th position with $430 million) or Sandra Bullock (96th position with $225 million).