Who is the richest black celebrity in the world? At the moment, America talk show host Oprah Winfrey is the richest Black celebrity in the world with an estimated net worth of $2.7 billion.
However, several black celebrities have made fortunes and amass wealth over the years. From music to sports, there are top Black Celebrities who are considered among the richest people on earth.
American media personality, socialite, model, businesswoman, producer, and actress Kimberly Noel Kardashian West boosted his net worth to $1 billion in the latest rankings on World’s Billionaires List.
They claimed that her thriving businesses, KKW Beauty and Skims, aided her in meeting the standard. She made a lot of money from endorsement deals and her TV show KUWTK.
Meanwhile, Kylie Jenner was recently kicked out of the billionaire club due to a drop in her net worth.
American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter Tyler Perry used to be homeless. But recent ranking by Forbes included him in the list of billionaires.
In 2011, Forbes listed him as the highest-paid man in entertainment, earning US$130 million between May 2010 and May 2011.
Tyler Perry is one of the richest Black Celebrities in the world and has attributed his success to the belief he had in his humble beginnings.
Barbadian singer, actress, fashion designer, and businesswoman, Robyn Rihanna Fenty was recently named the latest addition to Forbes’ billionaire list in August 2021. This figure is largely based on her company, Fenty Beauty.
After Oprah Winfrey, the Umbrella singer is the richest female musician and the second-wealthiest woman in the entertainment world.
American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, businessman, and fashion designer, Kanye Omari West was declared a billionaire by Forbes in April 2021.
According to the magazine, his net worth is estimated to be around $1.76 billion.
Kanye West, on the other hand, stated,
“It’s [US]$3.3 billion since no one at Forbes knows how to count.”
American rapper, songwriter, record executive, businessman, and media proprietor Shawn Corey Carter, known professionally as Jay-Z, is one of the foremost richest Black celebrities in the world.
Currently, at age 51, Jay-Z was the first rapper and hip-hop artist to be named a billionaire.
Jay-Z is also a streaming music sensation, a fashion trendsetter, and the owner of a sports management firm.
American talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and philanthropist Oprah Gail Winfrey is the richest Black Celebrity in the world.
With a net worth of over $3.6 Billion, Oprah Winfrey at age 67 is the oldest woman to top the richest Black Celebrities list.