Rihanna Net Worth: Businesses & Music Earnings

Rihanna
Rihanna (Source: Allure)

Robyn Rihanna Fenty, aka Rihanna, has a gigantic net worth of $1.7 billion as a singer, songwriter, fashion designer, actress, and businesswoman.

She is one of the bestselling music artists of all time, with more than 250 million records sold globally.

Her music portfolio includes 14 number ones, 30 top-ten entries in the United Kingdom, and 31 top ten singles in the United States.

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Rihanna (Source: Encyclopedia Britannica)

Similarly, the singer has as many as six Guinness World Records in different categories.

Likewise, she is the recipient of an astounding nine Grammy Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, and thirteen American Music Awards.

Moreover, Time Magazine named her among the 100 Most Influential People in the World in the year 2012 and 2018.

Furthermore, the Government of Barbados appointed her as an ambassador of education, tourism, and investment in 2018.

Rihanna | Quick Facts

Known As Rihanna
Birth Name Robyn Rihanna Fenty
Nicknames Queen of Pop, RiRi, Caribbean Queen, New Queen of Popular Culture
Age 34 Years Old
Birth Date February 20, 1988
Gender Female
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Fashion Designer, Actress, Businesswomen
Music Genre Pop, Hip Hop, Reggae, R&B, EDM
Birth Place Saint Michael, Barbados
Nationality Barbadian
Ethnicity Multiracial
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Marital Status Single
Associated Acts Kanye West, Jay-Z, Eminem, Drake, Chris Brown
Father’s Name Ronald Fenty
Mother’s Name Monica Braithwaite
Siblings Five (Rorrey Fenty, Jamie Fenty, Rajad Fenty, Samantha Fenty, Kandy Fenty)
Favorite Snack Cheetos, Oreos
Favorite Artists Beyonce, Madonna, Bob Marley, and Mariah Carey
Favorite Color Green, Black
Favorite Number 2
Favorite Drink Vodka & Cocktail
Religion Christian
Height 5 feet 8 inches, 1.72 m, 172 cm
Weight 56 kg, 123.5 lbs.
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements 34-24-36 inches
Figure Hourglass
Dress Size 6 (US) or 38 (EU) or 10 (UK)
Shoe Size 9 (US) or 40 (EU) or 7 (UK)
Net Worth $1.7 billion
Income Source Music, Businesses
Sexual Orientation Straight
Education Combermere High School
Record labels Roc Nation, Def Jam Recordings, Universal Music Group, SRP Records
Albums Music Of The Sun (2005), A Girl Like Me (2006), Good Girl Gone Bad (2007), Unapologetic (2012), Rated R (2009), Loud (2010), Talk That Talk (2011), and Anti (2016)
Social Media FacebookInstagram, Twitter, Spotify, and YouTube
Last Update September 2022

Rihanna Net Worth and Income

Barbados-born singer, songwriter, actress, philanthropist, and businesswoman Rihanna, has a net worth of a whopping $1.7 billion as of September 2022.

Rihanna’s net worth figure makes her the richest female musician globally, surpassing Dolly Parton, Celine Dion, and Mariah Carey, among others.

A large portion of Rihanna’s net worth is attributed to music and even larger to her business endeavors.

Similarly, Rihanna typically makes about $40-$80 million from her ever-expanding empire.

Between June of 2018 and June 2019, Rihanna earned $65 million and $45 million between June 2019 and June 2020.

Music & Tour Income

Surprisingly, music sales make up the smallest chunk of the $1.7 billion net worth of Rihanna.

She has sold over 150 million singles and 41 million albums worldwide to date. After doing all the math, we came up with a surprising figure of $49.4 million in total.

Rihanna Live Performance
Rihanna Live Performance (Source: Clash Magazine)

Out of which $29.7 million came from album sales, and $19.7 million came from singles.

Let’s breakdown Rihanna’s income from physical album sales:

Year Album Total Sales Volume Rihanna’s Cut
2005 Music of the Sun 2 million $1.45 million
2006 A Girl Like Me 4 million $2.9 million
2007 Good Girl Gone Bad 7 million $5.07 million
2009 Rated R 3 million $2.17 million
2010 Loud 8 million $5.8 million
2011 Talk That Talk 5.5 million $3.98 million
2012 Unapologetic 4 million $2.9 million
2016 Anti 2.2 million $1.59 million

However, that is not the case for tours and concerts.

Her 2006’s tour Rihanna: Live in Concert generated $18 million.

After that, her tour income steadily increased over time, but the most lucrative tour came in the 2013 Diamonds world tour, which added a whopping $121 million to Rihanna’s net worth.

As for her part of the earrings from tours, a star with a stature as big as Rihanna’s takes 85% of its box office collection.

Year Tour Total Box Office Rihanna’s Cut (85%)
2016 Anti-World Tour $44 million $37.4 million
2013 Diamonds World Tour $141.9 million $120.6 million
2011 Loud Tour $90 million $76.5 million
2010 Last Girl on Earth Tour $40 million $34 million
2007 Good Girl Gone Bad $29 million $24.65 million
2006 Rihanna: Live in Concert $18 million $15.3 million
Total $318.9 million $308.46 million

Online Earnings

Apart from physical album sales and tours, Rihanna also earns from her online platforms, including YouTube, Spotify, and Instagram.

As of 2021, Rihanna’s official YouTube channel has over 38 million subscribers and over 18.6 billion views.

Her YouTube channel earns anywhere between $37.2k to $595.4k every month and $446.6k to $7.1 million every year.

The channel has earned about $61.58 million to date.

Similarly, she has over 46 million monthly listeners in her Spotify, and we are sure she makes a sizable amount from that as well.

Last but not least, Rihanna has 111 million followers on her Instagram profile as of 2021, and it is safe to say that she makes about $500,000 every time she shares a sponsored post.

Besides that, Rihanna also makes a good deal of money from her endorsement deals and business ventures.

She has endorsed brands such as Puma, Armani, and Covergirl, among others.

Rihanna’s Net Worth in Different Currencies

Let’s have a look at Rihanna’s net worth in different currencies.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 1.46 billion
Pound Sterling £ 1.25 billion
Australian Dollar A$ 2.29 billion
Canadian Dollar C$ 2.11 billion
Indian Rupee ₹ 125,985,215,000
BitCoin ฿ 26,026.30

Rihanna | Houses and Cars

Houses

The superstar singer Rihanna splashed over $13.8 million for a stunning mansion in Beverly Hills in March of 2021.

Similarly, she also owns several multimillion dollars mansions in her hometown of Barbados.

Moreover, Rihanna bought a gorgeous mansion in Hollywood Hills in 2017 but went through a frightening break-in a year after buying.

Rihanna Net Worth Rihanna's Mansion in Beverly Hills
Rihanna’s Mansion in Beverly Hills (Source: The Hollywood Reporter)

She listed the property after six months of the incident for $7.5 million. However, she has not been lucky in terms of her sale and is renting the property for $35,000 per month.

Furthermore, Rihanna also purchased a condo in the Century City neighborhood of Los Angeles in October of 2014.

Likewise, pop sensation possesses a mansion in Pacific Palisades, which she purchased in August of 2012. She purchased the 11,000 square feet mansion for a whopping $12 million.

Cars

Just like her real estate, Rihanna has splashed a tiny portion of fortune to acquire some of the sickest rides that suit her bold personality.

Her collection of wheels includes Mercedes-Benz Maybach 57s worth $500,000, Chevrolet Suburban LTZ worth $65,000, and Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren Stirling Moss worth a whopping $1 million.

Similarly, other cars in her collection are Lamborghini Aventador worth $750,000, Porsche 911 Turbo $205,000, and Porsche 997 Turbo worth $173,000.

Rihanna | Lifestyle and Vacations

Popstar Rihanna leads a luxurious yet busy lifestyle.

She is always on the run either for her music or her numerous businesses. That’s what happens when you dip your feet in everything, I guess.

However, whenever she gets free time, she enjoys her hobbies and travels for a holiday.

Her hobbies include dancing, shopping, of course, watching movies, and paddleboarding.

Similarly, she is a real shopping freak and spends a portion of her accrued wealth in purchasing luxury goods and other items.

One of the favorite brands that Rihanna shops for include Christian Louboutin.

Moreover, Rihanna has traveled to almost every exotic travel destination planet Earth has to offer.

She has been spotted in St. Tropez on numerous occasions. Similarly, back in 2012, the Barbados native jetted off to her hometown to spend her Christmas holidays.

Charity

One of the best-selling music artists of all time, Rihanna is also known for her philanthropic acts.

In 2020 alone singer donated about $8 million in order to support Coronavirus relief.

Rihanna Net Worth Rihanna Charity Visit to Africa (EastMojo)
Rihanna Charity Visit to Africa (Source: EastMojo)

Back in 2012, she founded her own nonprofit foundation named Clara Lionel Foundation.

Through her own foundation, she has given over $2 million to help abuse victims in LA and also $5 million to several other charities.

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Rihanna | Movies, Businesses, and Endorsements

Movies

Besides her music and businesses, Rihanna has also appeared in several movies and TV series over the years.

She has appeared in movies such as 2012 ‘Battleship,’ 2013 ‘This is the End,’ ‘Valerian,’ and the 2017 ‘City of a Thousand Planets.’

Similarly, she also did voice-over work on the 2015 animated film ‘Home.’

Businesses

Along with several of her businesses, Rihanna co-owns a digital music streaming platform Tidal.

Similarly, Rihanna launched a makeup line called Fenty in September 2017 in collaboration with luxury goods maker LVMH’s Kendo Brands.

The collaboration proved out to be extremely successful as it did $100 million in revenue in its first two months.

In 2018 alone, it generated $570 million in revenue.

The brand’s total value is between $2 to $3 billion.

Reportedly, she owns a 50% stake in the brand, which values about $1 to $1.5 billion before tax.

However, Fenty is not the only billion-dollar brand she owns.

In addition, the superstar also co-owns the lingerie brand Savage X Fenty. The brand was launched in 2018, and Rihanna owns about 30% of it. The overall valuation of the brand is about $1 billion.

Endorsements

Popstar Rihanna has successfully turned her music fandom into successful business ventures and endorsement deals.

She has served as a brand promoter of several high-end brands such as MAC Cosmetics, Armani, Dior, Covergirl, Secret Body Spray, River Island, Gucci, and Clinique.

Most notably, she signed a $25 million deal with South Korean multinational manufacturing conglomerate Samsung in 2015.

Moreover, she also became the creative director of the sportswear Puma in 2014, overseeing the brand’s women’s line.

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Rihanna | Career

Rihanna signed a six-album recording deal in 2004 with Def Jam Records after the then CEO Jay-Z heard the demo.

She worked with several artists, including the CEO Jay-Z, on her debut studio album “Music of the Sun,” which was released in August of 2005.

Following the success of the debut album in April of 2006, Rihanna released her second studio album entitled “A Girl Like Me,” which was certified platinum by RIAA.

Moreover, the third album, “Good Girl Gone Bad” was released in 2007. It received positive reviews from the critics, and the title track ‘Umbrella‘ featuring Jay-Z himself sold over 8 million copies globally.

It also garnered her a Grammy Award in 2008 for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.

Unknown Facts About Rihanna

  • Honoring the pop star, her homeland Barbados created a national holiday on February 21st, 2008.
  • Rihanna actually takes some shots to calm her nerves before getting on stage.
  • The pop star won the Miss Combermere school beauty pageant in 2004.

FAQs

Who is Rihanna in a relationship with?

As of 2021, Rihanna is in a relationship with rapper A$AP Rocky.

Is Rihanna the richest female artist?

Yes, Rihanna is officially the richest female artist as of 2021, with a net worth of a staggering $1.7 billion.

Does Rihanna have a child?

No, Rihanna does not have a child as of 2021, and nor is she married.

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