Some of your favorite artists also double as incredibly smart business people. In this short video, we break down the top five singers/rappers in the business who can perform as well as invest in lucrative businesses.
COINAGE. Life, well spent. Presented by GEICO. These five giants of the music industry know how to keep the cash flowing despite the take over music streaming services. Singer, actor, designer and business woman Rihanna has a warping $230 million net worth She has an abundance of endorsements with big brands, such as Armani, Dior and MAC. Bad girl Riri's Viva Glam collection at MAC sold 50 million dollars in a 1 year period. The Queen B. herself scores a net worth of 350,000,000 dollars She has a 3% equity stake in music streaming service Tidal, which has about one million paying users. Beyonce also produces her line of athleisure wear, Ivy Park, and has a string of fragrances that have broken Macy's sales records, and have made over $400 million. And her Formation Tour in 2016 grossed a quarter of a billion dollars. Dr. Dre comes in with an awesome net worth of $740,000,000. The doc sold Beats electronics to Apple $3 billion and grossed in $500,000,000 after taxes. And in 2015 the MWA co-founders bio pic Straight Outta Compton grossed $201,000,000 worldwide. Worldwide. Shawn Jay Z Carter is a rap icon, philanthropist and entrepreneur who has established himself as a successful businessman across several industries. In 2013, Justin Timberlake and Jay Z went worldwide with the Legends of Summer Tour, earning 6 $68.8 million and in 2014, he co [UNKNOWN] with wife Beyonce, the On the Run Tour, making $100 million in ticket sales. In 2017, Diddy's net worth is a striking $820 million. This business entrepeneur has tackled clothing and fragrance lines, restaurants, TV and film appearances, and even his own marketing agency, Blue Flame. To add to his enormous pot, in 2016 Diddy launched the Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour, backed by advertising dollars and sky high ticket prices. [MUSIC] Coinage. Life, well spent. Presented by Geico.