Better Have Her Money! Rihanna's Net Worth In 2023—and What She's Said About Her Riches

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No wonder she runs this town—she can probably buy it!

Rihanna's net worth is even bigger than her catalog of hits.

Born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, the Barbados native signed with Def Jam Records in 2005 after Jay-Z and L.A. Reid literally wouldn't let her leave the building without a contract. She quickly skyrocketed to icon status not just as a singer, but as a dancer, actress, model, sex symbol, designer, entrepreneur and one of the absolutely biggest celebrities on the planet.

As her pal Stella McCartney put it in an essay for Time, "[Rihanna is] one of the coolest, hottest, most talented, most liked, most listened to, most followed, most impressive artists at work today, but she does it in her own stride. She works hard, very hard. She gives to her fans, friends and foundation not just herself but her energy and spirit."

And those efforts pay very handsomely. Find out Rihanna's net worth and exactly how she made it.

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How much is Rihanna's net worth in 2023?

Rihanna's net worth is estimated at a whopping $1.4 billion. On the Aug. 4, 2021, the billionaire—with a B—status became official.

That means RiRi is also the richest female singer on the planet and, next to just Oprah Winfrey, the second-richest female entertainer ever. Like Winfrey before her, Rihanna is almost entirely self-made—and, even more impressive, didn't come from generational wealth like other billionaire-valued female celebrities such Kim Kardashian.

After the news of Rihanna's billionaire status went viral, a paparazzo caught up with her and boyfriend A$AP Rocky on the streets of New York and asked her how it feels to have such a big bank account. Her simple reply? "God is good."

The following month, she told The Cut that she celebrated the news of her billionaire status by ordering Chinese food for dinner, explaining, "I usually do pork fried rice, but that day was chicken fried rice."

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How much does Rihanna make a year?

Rihanna's annual income varies depending on her promotional and release cycles, but she reportedly averages from anywhere from $40 million to about $70 million per year.

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How much did Rihanna get paid for the Super Bowl Halftime Show?

Believe it or not, nada! Artists do not get paid for performing at the NFL's Super Bowl Halftime Show.

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How much does Rihanna make from Fenty?

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Rihanna celebrates the launch of FENTY at Bergdorf Goodman on Feb. 07, 2020, in New York City.

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The bulk of Rihanna's fortune comes from Fenty Beauty, with Forbes estimating the brand's value at approximately $1.4 billion; Rihanna owns half of the company. Another $270 million of the Bajan beauty's net worth is reportedly from her Savage X Fenty lingerie line.

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How much is Rihanna's house worth?

Rihanna owns more than one property, and all of them are pricey.

Rihanna's home base is primarily a Century City, Calif., condo worth $5.2 million. She also owns a Beverly Hills, Calif., compound composed of two neighboring properties, for which she reportedly paid a total of $23.8 million. Her real estate portfolio also includes a $6.8 million home in the Hollywood Hills, a high-rise in Los Angeles' Wilshire Corridor and a home in her native Barbados. She also previously owned a penthouse in New York City's Chinatown neighborhood.

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How much is Rihanna's perfume worth?

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Rihanna's first Fenty fragrance, Eau de Fenty (described as a blend of magnolia, musk, tangerine, blueberry, Bulgarian rose and patchouli) costs $120 per bottle. She said of the scent and its bottle design in a press release, “I wanted a rich color that really represented all genders from across all walks of life... If I’m going to make a fragrance that represents me, even the body language of the bottle needs to marry that. So, I wanted something brown, but also transparent — so you could see the liquid and the fragrance you’re about to experience.”

Because the fragrance is still a relatively new product, its exact valuation isn't yet known, but because it's the first fragrance Rihanna has released through her own company of Fenty, it will net her higher profits than her previous licensed perfumes (Reb’l Fleur, Reb'l Fleur Love Always, Kiss, Rebelle, Riri, Rogue, Rogue Love, Rogue Man and Nude), which were released through a deal Jay-Z made with Parlux Perfumes.

How much does Rihanna make from movies?

Rihanna's riches likely don't come from her film career. While she's had several star turns, her focuses remain on music and merchandising, not movies.

How much did Rihanna make from Ocean's 8?

Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Cate Blanchett and Awkwafina in "Oceans 8"<p>Warner Bros.</p>
Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Cate Blanchett and Awkwafina in "Oceans 8"

Warner Bros.

Rihanna's salary for ensemble heist flick Ocean's 8 isn't publicly known, but it may not be as high as you think: Olivia Munn, who cameoed in the film, said she actually lost money by being in Ocean's 8 because she had to foot the bill for her own glam squad, and George Clooney previously revealed that the cast of Ocean's Elevenall worked below their asking rates.

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How much did Rihanna make from Battleship?

Rihanna's Battleship payday isn't publicly known, but seeing as it was her big-screen debut, she likely wasn't commanding an A-list salary for the role of Petty Officer Cora "Weps" Raikes. The film grossly underperformed at the box office, but Rihanna and director Peter Berg hit it off and worked together again later.

How much did Rihanna make from Home?

Rihanna and Jim Parsons pose for a photo before a screening of "Home" at Cinemark West Plano on March 17, 2015, in Plano, Texas.<p><a href="" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Cooper Neill/Getty Images;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">Cooper Neill/Getty Images</a></p>

Rihanna didn't just do a lead voiceover for Home, she also recorded an entire concept album for the movie's soundtrack. Her salary isn't known for the film, but she's largely credited with the movie's success for DreamWorks Animation.

How much did Rihanna make from Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets?

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Rihanna as Bubble in "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets"


RiRi's salary for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets isn't publicly known. Director Luc Besson loved her performance as the shapeshifter Bubble, however difficult it may have been to wrangle her for scenes around her Anti promotional schedule. He told GQ, “Her entourage is big; so is her life. She comes with the circus! I love the scene where she says, ‘Did you really like my performance?’ To have Rihanna, who is the biggest star in the world, say, ‘Did you really like my performance?’ is something special. And the face. She’s so vulnerable and sweet!”

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How much does Rihanna make from music?

Before she became a branding powerhouse, Rihanna's primary income was from music. She has sold more than 60 million albums and 215 digital downloads of her songs throughout her career, making her the biggest digital-selling artist of all time. However, because Rihanna doesn't have songwriting credits on many of her tracks, her actual cuts for each may be smaller than you might imagine: The cost of some of Rihanna's other songs for composition and production from start to finish, specifically "Man Down," was over $1 million. Rihanna gets her cut only after the record label recoups their investment.

How much did Rihanna make from "Diamonds?"

While Rihanna's exact income from the song "Diamonds" isn't known, it did sell 7.5 million copies.

How much did Rihanna make from "Umbrella?"

"Umbrella" sold more than 6.6 million copies worldwide, but before RiRi could get her cut of that massive payday, it had to be divvied up among numerous others, notably writer The-Dream, who reportedly made at least $611,520 from the track.

How much did Rihanna make from Anti?

Anti sold 11 million copies worldwide when you include streaming. It was largely bolstered by hit single "Work" (featuring Drake) as well as tracks "Love on the Brain," "Needed Me," "Kiss It Better," "B*tch Better Have My Money" and "FourFiveSeconds" (featuring Kanye West and Paul McCartney).

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How much does Rihanna charge for a feature?

Rihanna's fees to feature on other artists' songs hasn't yet been reported, but to get a general idea, Nicki Minajreportedly takes home $500,000 per guest verse — so you can imagine it would be in the same ballpark.

What is Rihanna's bestselling song?

"We Found Love" featuring Calvin Harris is Rihanna's best-selling song, moving more than 9 million units worldwide.

How much does Rihanna make per show?

Rihanna's income per show depends on attendance, and thankfully for her, people love lining up to watch her perform. Rihanna reportedly commands a $1 million performance fee as of 2016. Billboard reports that for her 2016 Anti World Tour, Rihanna made a cool $25 million over the course of 40 shows thanks to a partnership with Samsung. In 2013, Rihanna's Diamonds World Tour was the highest-grossing of the year, raking in $140 million in ticket sales.

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