This is shocking! You’ll never believe how much money the 10 richest women in the music industry in 2016 are worth, and how they actually made that money! Superstars like Jennifer Lopez and Madonna are obvious, but some are pretty surprising. See the full list, here!
This list is completely mind-blowing! The 10 richest female singers of 2016 are shocking not just for who they are, but for the extreme wealth they’ve amassed. Some are no brainers like Jennifer Lopez, 46, and Madonna, 57, but some others might surprise you. We have the full list of brilliant ladies, right here!
These impressive ladies are crushing the fame game! They’ve all been working hard for years to become the 10 wealthiest singers in the world. And it’s not just because of their music – these are ten savvy business women that know how to invest and promote. You’ll never believe how much! We have the full, sometimes surprising, list from Gazette Review below.
10. Nana Mouskouri – $280 Million
Nana isn’t exactly a household name, but she’s been making music since the sixties and has released music all around the world in several different language. Now she owns homes all over the world, too! Apparent diversification pays.
9. J Lo – $300 Million
Jennifer had tons of hit songs, but it was her stint judging for American Idol and her awesome film career that made her the big money. Plus clothing, fragrance and accessory lines that sell like crazy.
8. Cher – $320 Million
Cher has been making hit after hit for decades! She’s one of the highest selling artists of all time, plus she’s made a nice chunk of change from all the films she’s appeared in. Killing it, girl!
7. Barbra Streisand – $340 Million
Barbra is another pop powerhouse. She’s appeared on Broadway and in films, but she’s also produced and directed several projects. No wonder she made the list!
6. Shania Twain – $350 Million
Shania has been crushing the country game since the mid-nineties. This goddess routinely sells out all of her tours and even after decades her albums keep selling – she’s amazing!
5. Dolly Parton – $500 Million
Speaking of country princesses, Dolly is next-level! She has her prolific catalog of music, but she’s also made bank of some films, books, clothing and even her own theme park – Dollywood! That’s insane!
4. Gloria Estefan – $500 Million
Gloria is another woman who does it all! She’s one of the most famous spanish singers in the world, and on top of several best selling albums, she also has several Cuban themed restaurants on the west coast, a minor stake in the Miami Dolphins, and books, fashion and perfumes.
3. Mariah Carey – $520 Million
Need we say more? Mariah has had non stop hits for decades, plus she was a judge on American Idol like J Lo. She also has an insanely successful residency in Las Vegas that makes her bonkers money each year.
2. Celine Dion – $630 Million
On top of being a diva since the 80’s, she also founded the Nickels fast food chain, owns Les Productions Feeling Inc., a singing agency in Canada, a golf club, a restaurant and a night club. Plsu she has her own Vegas residency to brag about.
1. Madonna – $1 Billion
Numero uno! Who else could it be? Madonna is everywhere, from branded merchandise, clothes, books, makeup, fragrances, and so on. She also owns Hard Candy Fitness, and founded an entertainment company, Maverick. She does it all!
HollywoodLifers – who’s your fave on the list? Let us know!