Rihanna, Jay Z, Kanye West Make Forbes Billionaire List

Rihanna, Jay Z, Kanye West Make Forbes Billionaire List

Rihanna, Kanye West and Jay Z teamed up on a song titled Run This Town, of off Jay Z’s Blueprint 3 album in 2009. But here in 2022, these three living legends have teamed up again. This time it’s to represent the only three Hip Hoppers on the 36th Annual Worlds Billionaire list. It’s almost crazy to see that Rihanna, who was signed to Def Jam by Jay Z in 2005, now has a bigger net worth than he does. 

Whose Gonna Run This Town Tonight?

The 34-year-old superstar boasts a net worth of $1.7 billion. This is largely to the success of her Fenty Beauty cosmetics brand and the Savage X Fenty lingerie line. She is also Barbados’ first billionaire; according to Forbes. Last November, she was officially declared a National Hero of Barbados during a ceremony marking the country’s new status as a republic. Rihanna is expecting her first child with rapper Asap Rocky. 

Rihanna, Jay Z, Kanye West

Jay Z on the other hand, made almost half a Billion is 2021 alone. Hov pulled in over $470 million with TIDAL’s $302 million sale to Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey’s Square and his 50-percent stake in Armand de Brignac being offloaded to luxury goods giant LVMH for a reported $600 million.

Kanye has built a fashion empire with his Yeezy brand. Although Forbes had his net worth at around 2 Billion, making him the richest rapper alive, Ye says they’re off.    When Forbes reported he was worth $1.3 billion in April 2020, the Chicago rap icon texted staff writer Zack O’Malley Greenburg to say, “It’s $3.3 billion since no one at Forbes knows how to count.”

In the words of The Notorious B.I.G., ‘whoever thought that Hip Hop would take it this far! 

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