Due credit to their achievements in the field of music and fashion as well as their financial earnings, Forbes has included music moghuls Rihanna and Beyonce in its 100 Most Powerful Women 2021 list. Talk about pulling out the big guns!
After recently being named as Barbados’ ‘National Hero, Riri continues to ‘shine bright like a diamond’ as she bagged position on Forbes list of 100 Most Powerful Women for the year 2021. The music and makeup moghul ranked on the 68th spot, all thanks to her ‘billionaire’ achieved mostly from the success of her cosmetics line Fenty beauty, co-owned with French luxury retailer LVMH. As stated by Forbes, Rihanna’s beauty line ‘generated more than $550 million in revenue in 2020.’ Her lingerie line, Savage x Fenty, brought in a $1 billion valuation as of February, which she currently owns a 30% stake in.
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Queen Bey, bagged the 76th spot on the list, thanks to her popular active wear line Ivy Park in collaboration with Adidas. The former member of Destiny's Child has been lauded for her ‘On The Run II stadium tour with husband Jay-Z that grossed roughly $5 million per night, pulling in a total of more than $250 million,’ as mentioned by Forbes. Her list of achievements also includes the 2019 Coachella documentary, Homecoming- A Netflix special about her ground-breaking performance.
Apart from Rihanna and Beyonce, other famous celebrities who made the Forbes list include names such as Taylor Swift, Reese Witherspoon, Oprah Winfrey and others.