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5 Women in the Entertainment Industry Who are Billionaires

These are women in the entertainment industry that have reached billion dollar value and status due to their hard work.

1. Rihanna

Rihanna is a billionaire. According to Forbes, she is estimated to be worth 1.7 billion dollars. That sum makes her the wealthiest female musician in the world and the second wealthiest female entertainer.

2. Kim Kardashian West

Kim Kardashian is now officially a billionaire. According to Forbes, she is estimated to have a net worth of approximately 1 billion dollars up from 780 million in October 2020.

The reality TV queen has her entrepreneurial side to thank: Her cosmetics company, KKW Beauty, and her shapewear brand, SKIMS, have proven to be very lucrative. Kim Kardashian founded KKW Beauty in 2017, following the success of her half sister Kylie Jenner

3. Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner founded her own empire outside the Kardashian clan in 2015, Kylie Cosmetics. Her Kylie Lip Kits sold out within a minute of release, largely thanks to her marketing.

In less than three years, she built a billion dollar fortune. At 21, Kylie Jenner displaced Mark Zuckerberg as the youngest self made billionaire in the world. Mark Zuckerberg was 23 when he made his first billion dollars.

4. J. K . Rowling

J. K. Rowling's rags to riches story from an unemployed single mother suffering from depression to the richest novelist in the world might be as magical as the Harry Potter fantasy novels she's penned for millions of readers. She is worth 1 billion dollars.

5. Oprah Winfrey

The Oprah Winfrey Show premiered in 1986 and it consistently ranked as the number one talk show in nearly three decades on air. Her influence is so strong that marketers often refer to her endorsement pull as the "Oprah effect" causing sales of products to shoot up after her recommendation. She is worth 2.6 billion dollars.

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