Rihanna takes top spot at Forbes’ richest self-made women, overtakes Beyoncé and Taylor Swift

Rihanna has secured an impressive 20th spot on the list with a remarkable "self-made score" of 10.

With impressive entrepreneurial prowess, Rihanna, Beyoncé, and Taylor Swift have emerged as forces to reckon with in the music industry. And now the three have dominated Forbes' prestigious America's Richest Self-Made Women list now.

This year's rankings show the remarkable achievements of these artists, and joining them would be Madonna, Oprah, and Dolly Parton, as the most accomplished women in entertainment.

Rihanna Reigns Supreme at No. 20

Coming to his peers, Rihanna takes the lead, and she has secured 20th spot on the list with a remarkable "self-made score" of 10. The singer has an estimated net worth of $1.4 billion, and her success in both the music and cosmetics industries has added to it.

Fenty Beauty, her cosmetics brand in collaboration with LVMH, doubled its earnings in 2022. Also, Rihanna's ownership stake in the Savage x Fenty lingerie line generated $1 billion last year, making her a great businesswoman.

Taylor Swift and Beyoncé at numbers 34 and 48

Taylor Swift remained at 34th position on the Forbes list, with a "self-made score" of 8 and a net worth estimated at $740 million. Her music sales and sold-out tours apart from her being the first artist in Billboard history, had added to her fortune.

Meanwhile, as per Beyoncé, she is at the 48th spot with a commendable "self-made score" of 8. With an estimated net worth of $540 million due to her three-decade-long career, along with her collaboration with fashion house Balmain, is proof of her business acumen.

Forbes' Richest Self-Made Women list also includes other women in the entertainment industry, like Oprah, Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Madonna, Céline Dion, Dolly Parton, Reese Witherspoon, Barbra Streisand, Serena Williams, and Shonda Rhimes. These women are a testament of their talent, hard work, and entrepreneurship, thereby inspiring generations to come.