Beyonce Net Worth – $500 million.
Beyonce Net Worth & Story Behind it
In the recent list of America’s richest self-made women released on June 13th 2017 on Forbes, Beyonce lands a spot at No. 46 with $500 million net worth.
However, she could not beat some czars like Oprah Winfrey and Sheryl Sandberg.
If we compare the net worth of Jay-Z and Beyonce on the basis of Forbes’ report, then magical numbers will stun you.
In 2017, Jay-Z net worth is estimated around $810 million and net worth of Beyonce is $350 million. In short, total net worth of Jay-Z and Beyonce is around $1.6 Billion.
If you don’t know, Jay-Z and Beyonce are one of the most revered couples of Hollywood.
How Much is Beyonce Net Worth & What Helps Her in Building Such a Huge Entertainment Empire?
She was born on September 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas, U.S. In her childhood, she used to participate in various dancing and singing competitions.
In late 1990s, she rose to fame as a lead singer of the R&B girl-group Destiny’s Child. Later, this group has created history by establishing them as world’s best-selling girl groups.
In 2002, she appeared in her debut theatrical film Austin Powers in Goldmember.
In 2003, she launched her first solo music album known as Dangerously in Love. She earned five Grammy Awards and featured in the Billboard Hot 100.
This is from the net worth of Beyonce has started building up.
She then back to back released her albums such as B’Day (2006), I Am… Sasha Fierce (2008), 4 (2011), Beyoncé (2013) and Lemonade (2016).
Her third album “I Am… Sasha Fierce (2008)”, earned her a record-breaking six Grammy Awards in 2010.
With the success of all albums, she became the first artist having her first six debut albums at number one on the Billboard 200 chart.
Of course, the singing profession can be considered to be the main source of her earning but she used to earn smart amount from acting as well.
She has acted and played worth praising roles in various films like The Pink Panther (2006), Dreamgirls (2006), and Obsessed (2009).
She has tried her fortune in multiple professions such a singing, songwriting, acting and dancing. Her sheer dedication and hard work got her success in all work fields as well.
Forbes has started reporting her earnings in 2008, calculating that she earned around $80 million between June 2007 to June 2008.
In 2011, she made $35 million from her clothing lines and endorsement deals.
In 2012, she earned $40 million from her fourth album “4”, clothing lines and endorsement deals.
In the same year, Beyonce and Jay-Z has become one of the highest paid celebrity couples with an estimated net worth of $78 million.
In 2013, Beyonce’s endorsements of Pepsi and H&M made her and Jay-z the world’s first billion-dollar celebrity couple in the music industry.
In April 2014, she ranked at number one on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list with an immense earning of $115 million.
In 2016, Beyonce net worth seems reduced and earned only $54 million.
In 2017, she became the second female artist after Madonna to earn around $100 million within a single year. In May 2017, Forbes has estimated the net worth of Beyonce to be $350 million.
Brand endorsement can be considered one the main factors that played a lead role in boosting Beyonce net worth to the next level.
She worked for many huge brands like Pepsi, Tommy Hilfiger, Emporio Armani, American Express, Nintendo DS and L’Oréal.
Her Fashion Business
Apart from her limelight life, she introduced her own women’s fashion line with her mother, “House of Dereon”. This is her family business featuring a collection of sportswear, denim offerings with fur, outerwear, accessories like handbags and footwear.
In 2005, House of Dereon has teamed up with one footwear company House of Brands.
In 2009, She launched second apparel label with her mother which is known as Sasha Fierce for Deréon. It includes sportswear, outerwear, handbags, footwear, eyewear, lingerie, and jewelry.
In 2010, Beyonce tied up with a clothing store C&A to launch her Junior fashion line “Dereon by Beyonce” in Brazil stores.
In brief, the net worth of Beyonce seems ever increasing with the passage of her journey in the music industry. Her active participation and dedication in different segments of the industry helped her to become America’s richest celebrity woman.