- Forbes has presented their seventh annual list of America’s richest self-made women, who are worth a combined $118 billion (R1,7 trillion), 31% more than last year
- According to the publication, a soaring stock market and a flurry of IPOs lifted the fortunes of these 100 entrepreneurs, executives and entertainers by 31%
- Rihanna, who was recently declared a billionaire, joins Diane Hendricks, Kim Kardashian, Dolly Parton and other moguls
Women keep starting businesses all over the world and it is worthy of note how they work hard to record groundbreaking achievements while at it.
With the goal of celebrating their successes, Forbes presented its seventh annual list of America’s richest self-made women.
A soaring stock market and a flurry of IPOs lifted the fortunes of these 100 entrepreneurs, executives and entertainers by 31% since last year, to a combined $118 billion.
On the list is the businesswoman holding the first position for the fourth year in a row, Diane Hendricks who co-founded roofing supply firm ABC with her late husband Ken (d. 2007).
Other women on the list include Kim Kardashian, whose fortune has surged as the value of shapewear firm Skims has taken off, Rihanna whose bulk of fortune comes from Fenty Beauty and Dolly Parton, who bolstered her music catalogue with a smart investment.
The list is not exclusive to just older women in the game, ages range from 23 (Kylie Jenner) to 95 (life sciences entrepreneur Alice Schwartz).
These women also live in 22 different states, though nearly half - 46 -reside in California. About 10 reside in New York with eight, seven and four women residing in Texas, Nevada and Florida respectively.
Massachusetts and Wisconsin have three women residing in them respectively.
Rihanna reportedly renting out her Beverly Hills mansion for R1.1m a month
In more celebrity news, Briefly News previously reported that US singer Rihanna is reportedly renting out her stunning Beverly Hills mansion, but enthusiasts will have to dig deep for a chance to live in her home.
The artist has been spending too much time in New York with her lover ASAP Rocky lately and even recorded a music video together. According to TMZ, the singer is offering her California based mansion at R1.1 million a month to anyone who can afford it.
The 7, 628 square-feet house is said to have five bedrooms and a stunning pool, spa, fire pit and an open-air courtyard and seven bathrooms.
The mansion was originally built in the 1930s in a secluded area with neighbours such as Paul McCartney, Mariah Carey and Madonna, according to Daily Mail.
Rihanna is said to have purchased the house in late 2020 for a whopping R186 billion, and it is not clear if she's ever lived in it. It is also her second home in the area.
This is not the first time the 33-year-old star has rented homes, but it is said to be the most expensive one yet.
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Source: Briefly News