As a musician, the versatile Rihanna is known for her back to back hits from her starting days. Def Jam records released Rihanna’s first album “Music of the Sun” in 2005. The album sold 1 million copies and earned her a $1 million paycheck, according to The Richest. The following year, she released her sophomore album “A Girl like Me” which sold 3 million copies and resulted in a $4 million payday.
She kept the momentum going by releasing “Good Girl Gone Bad” in 2007. The record sold 7 million copies and earned her whopping $15 million. RiRi released her fourth album “Rated R” in 2009, which sold 3 million copies and added another $5.5 million to her net- worth.
By 2010, Rihanna’s music was so popular and the singer was received $410,000 per show for her “last Girl on Earth” tour. She also released “Loud” which sold 5.7 million copies and earned her $12 million. Her next album “Talk That Talk” debuted in 2011 and sold 5.5 million copies, earning her $10.5 million.
Rihanna is not just a singer or a song writer also she is a model, fashion designer and actress. She earns lots from those professions too. In March 2016, Rihanna debuted high fashion footwear for Manolo Blahnik. Rihanna’s shoe collection was sold at Manolo Blahnik in New York, London and Hong Kong. Her shoes priced between $895 and $3,995.
On her 25th Birth day Chris Brown her then boyfriend Chris Brown gifted her pair of $65,000 Neil Lane chandelier earrings. Just as she has a penchant for expensive jewelry and shoes, Rihanna also enjoys luxury homes. In 2012, she purchased an 11,000 sq. ft. mansion in Pacific Palisades, Calif., for $12 million. Two years later she put it back on the market for $15million. The singer has been renting a $36,000- per month duplex in Manhattan since 2014.
Rihanna has a lot going on 2017, so her net-worth is likely to rise higher than $230 million by the time she reaches 30.