Kathmandu- Pop star Rihanna, Jay Z, Kim Kardashian have been included in Forbes magazine’s list of billionaires. But Kanye West has dropped out of the Forbes list of billionaires after canceling his commercial contract with Adidas. Forbes has published the list of new billionaires of 2023, in which celebrities are also included.
‘Umbrella’ hitmaker Rihanna has become a billionaire from her cosmetic brand Fenty and the music industry. Rihanna, who ranked in the Forbes list in 2002, has a net worth of $1.4 billion. Her earnings were 1.7 billion dollars last year. Hollywood director Steven Spielberg is 76th on the list with four billion dollars. Fashion stylist Kim Kardashian is in 2259th place with $1.2 billion. Her clothing brand Skim Sepeware is worth $3.2 billion.
Adidas canceled the contract after Kim’s ex-husband and pop star Kanye West made racist comments on social media. As a result, he was removed from the list of billionaires. In 2022 he was at 1522 position. He signed a multi-year contract with a sports company for his brand AG.
25-year-old celebrity Kylie Jenner is not on the list this time. In 2022, Forbes listed her as a self-made billionaire. Jenner, who left the list in 2021, has not been able to return to the list. Pop stars Jay Z and Oprah Winfrey are on the list. Popstar Jay Z’s wealth has increased from $1.4 billion to $2.5 billion.
Television personality Oprah Winfrey’s net worth has dropped from $2.6 billion to $2.5 billion. There are 2,640 billionaires from 77 countries in the 2023 Forbes list. Bernard Arnault, owner of French luxury goods manufacturer LVMH, tops the list, followed by Tesla and SpaceX owner Elon Musk.