Rihanna is Forbes world’s richest female musical artist
05 June 2019 | 9:11 am
A new report from Forbes says the "Umbrella" songstress is worth $600 million. According to Forbes, much of Riri's fortune is thanks to a business deal with French company LVMH. Along with the luxury goods conglomerate, Rihanna holds co-ownership of Fenty Beauty. The singer launched the cosmetics brand back in 2017.
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'Forbes' released their list of the highest-earning stand-up comedians on Friday. Despite the backlash, Hart had previously endured over resurfaced homophobic tweets from his past.the 40-year-old actor and comedian raked in a cool $59 million over the course of a year.
22 Aug 2019
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson reclaims his position as the world's highest-paid actor, according to a Forbes rich list otherwise dominated by the cast of Marvel's record-breaking "Avengers" films
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CEO of Nigerian firm Invictus Group, Obinwanne Okeke, was in August 2019 arrested for conspiracy to commit computer fraud and wire fraud by the FBI. The Nigerian entrepreneur and a Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 honoree Obinwanne Okeke was sentenced to a 10-year jail term for computer and wire fraud by an American court yesterday.
12 Sep 2019
Rihanna has apologised to her fans and admitted she won't be releasing a new album any time soon because she is so busy.
5 Oct 2019
360 global single- and multi-family offices were surveyed for the 2019 UBS Global Family Office Report, which was done in conjunction with Campden Research. A majority expect the global economy to enter a recession by 2020, with the highest percentage of gloomy respondents in emerging markets. About 42% of family offices around the world are raising cash reserves. Bloomberg's Tom Metcalf and Lisa Abramowicz speak on "Bloomberg Money Undercover"
20 Oct 2019
Rihanna has released a limited edition lingerie range to raise money for breast cancer research.
9 Oct 2019
Rihanna is set to release a "visual autobiography", which will feature 1,000 images, spanning across 504 pages, from throughout her life.
11 Oct 2019
In a recent interview with ‘Vogue,’ Rihanna confirmed the reason she turned down the 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Show. . It was initially reported by 'US Weekly' that the 31-year-old singer turned down the offer due to the Colin Kaepernick kneeling controversy of 2016.
16 Nov 2019
Singer Rihanna was among the stars who descended on Los Angeles' fabled Hollywood Boulevard on Thursday night for the world premiere of "Queen & Slim," a thriller about a black couple on the run after they kill a white policeman in self-defense.
23 Mar 2020
Rihanna is donating $5 million to help the global coronavirus relief efforts.
8 May 2020
In the United States, the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted glaring social inequality. Many workers cannot afford to be confined to their homes because they are not eligible for unemployment benefit and have not been able to put money aside. Those who have to go to work must find their own face masks. A Covid-19 test costs $150, while being hospitalised with the disease costs $70,000 on average. For the millions of Americans without health insurance, these amounts are beyond their means. Our correspondents report from California.
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