Forbes: Wealthiest Female Musicians 2017

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1. Madonna ($580 million)

Her Rebel Heart tour, which ended in March 2016, grossed $170 million. She also cashes in on clothing and perfume. A savvy spender, Madonna has scooped up New York real estate and fine art--reportedly including works by Picasso and Man Ray--as well as a stake in Jay Z's Tidal streaming service.

 

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2. Celine Dion ($400 million)

Last February, Dion resumed a Las Vegas residency that had been on hiatus for a month after her husband’s death. She’s back to playing 70-odd times a year at Caesar’s Palace, where she made $27 million in 2016; a Canada native, she's earned most of her money in Sin City, hence her inclusion here.

 

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3. Barbra Streisand ($390 million)

Her $46 million gross for 14 shows last year added to a career tour tally in the hundreds of millions. Streisand has also been shrewd with that haul, particularly with her real estate investments: sources believe her Malibu compound, reportedly purchased for under $20 million, could be worth close to $100 million.

 

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4. Beyoncé ($350 million)

Last year’s Lemonade was her sixth solo No. 1 album—and spawned the Formation World Tour, which grossed a quarter of a billion dollars. Expecting twins with her husband, Jay Z, Beyoncé is taking a break from the stage, but has still taken time to voice support for causes like Black Lives Matter.

 

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5. Taylor Swift ($280 million)

The success of her 1989 tour, which smashed North American touring records en route to a quarter-billion-dollar gross in 2015, established Swift as one of the world’s top entertainers. Even when she has a quiet year, as she did in 2016, she continues to earn from music, endorsements and merchandise.

 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/zackomalleygreenburg/2017/05/17/americas-wealthiest-female-musicians-2017/#767620f6d69a 

 

Spoiler

AMERICA’S RICHEST SELF-MADE WOMEN:

 

#32 - Madonna

#43 - Celine Dion

#44 - Barbra Streisand

#46 - Beyoncé Knowles

#55 - Taylor Swift

 

https://www.forbes.com/self-made-women/list

 

 

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Why are they constantly changing beys? 

 

 

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Is Tidal doing okay now?

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Richest woman, most successful touring female artist, best selling female artist, what else is new

 

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"as well as a stake in Jay Z's Tidal streaming service." 

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Bey her networth changes every year:cm:  She took home less money during lems with the formation tour then during the 4 era?

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4 minutes ago, aaronsmithjune1 said:

Why are they constantly changing beys? 

 

 

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Madge winning :clap3:

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2 minutes ago, makeme said:

"as well as a stake in Jay Z's Tidal streaming service." 

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Queen also owns Spotify shares

 

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1 minute ago, Kisuke said:

Bey her networth changes every year:cm:  She took home less money during lems with the formation tour then during the 4 era?

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I know they aint trying to say she made 60M from last year until now?

 

 

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Methodology

In order to calculate the net worth estimates published in our list of America's Wealthiest Female Musicians, we consider career earnings, spending habits, assets owned and other financial information--just as we do for our flagship Billionaires and Forbes 400 issues. Check out the full list.

 

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:clap3: Madonna :clap3: 

 

 

I'm jealous :weeps: 

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Taylor :clap3:

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Madonna slaying, what's new?

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:alexz: Her Madgesty :alexz:

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Celine Dion :eek: 

had no idea she was that rich

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I'm surprised Beyoncé is that low, considering how much the Formation World Tour grossed. Oh well, she has enough money lol.

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10 minutes ago, aaronsmithjune1 said:

Why are they constantly changing beys? 

 

 

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Right? Remember when both Bey and Jay were around 600M/400M respectively?

Ivy Park is doing well, the tour, other business ventures, her new label, and her music.

 

The only thing we haven't gotten in a while is fragrances, but she should be higher.

 

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Methodology

In order to calculate the net worth estimates published in our list of America's Wealthiest Female Musicians, we consider career earnings, spending habits, assets owned and other financial information--just as we do for our flagship Billionaires and Forbes 400 issues. Check out the full list.

 

 

2 minutes ago, Alesus said:

I'm still dying to find out what it was that Bey spent $200M on back in 2014/15 when her net worth suddenly dropped from like $480M to $204M :dies:

I HOPE Jay doesn't have her leasing these mansions by herself.

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20 minutes ago, Alongoria13 said:

Richest woman, most successful touring female artist, best selling female artist, what else is new

 

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add "acclaimed Tidal shareholder" to the list.

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2 minutes ago, Alongoria13 said:

Queen also owns Spotify shares

 

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Queen needs to pull out of the sinking ship that is Tidal and invest more in Spotify and Apple Music

 

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I'm still dying to find out what it was that Bey spent $200M on back in 2014/15 when her net worth suddenly dropped from like $480M to $204M :dies:

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Look at the top 4! Legends only! Bey creeping on Barbara with half the career time!

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it looks like Tidal was a huge loss for Beyonce

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lmao they made a list of only 5 people? 

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The queen of pop always on top. :clap3: 

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