Pop singer Rihanna has made her debut in the list that reports The Sunday Times about the musicians, most rich the Uk with a fortune estimated at 468 million pounds (521 million/574 million dollars), according to reveal this Wednesday the local media.
Born in Barbados, the popular artist, who currently resides in London, has advanced in the ranking of the richest of the british singers Elton John and Mick Jagger, and now occupies the third place.
Above Rihanna are Andrew Lloyd Webber and the exbeatle Paul McCartney, which they occupy -with identical fortunes – the first position to knead each one 800 million pounds (893 million euros/981 million dollars).
The profits of Robyn Rihanna Fenty are due mainly to the signing of cosmetics Fenty Beauty, where it owns a 15 percent stake, valued at 351 million pounds (391 million euros/ $ 430 million).
“Somehow we have caught everyone by surprise,” admitted Robert Watts, the is responsible for producing the popular annual list of fortunes.
Watts pointed out to the BBC that “very few people knew that (Rihanna) was living in the Uk until last summer.”
The singer, who turned 32 years old last February and he has since 2016 without publishing a new album, is an exception in this classification of the musicians most rich of the country, for the greater part of them reached the stardom world in the decades of 60 and 70.
The artist also has a line of lingerie, “Savage X Fenty”, and gets money in royalties (“royalties”) for hits such as issues such as SOS, Umbrella and Only Girl In The World.
His fortune becomes the female artist most rich not only in this country but all over the world, on top of other divas like Madonna, Celine Dion and Beyoncé, according to remember the BBC.
Among the top 40 of the rankings, only the british Ed Sheeran and Adele are still younger than Rihana, with a fortune of around 200 and the £ 150 million (222 and 167 million euros/245 and 184 million dollars), respectively.
In positions lower on the list also contained new entries corresponding to the new generation of pop stars, such as Dua Lipa, 24 years old, and George Ezra, a 26, that own each wealth valued at 16 million pounds (17.8 million euros/ $ 19 million).