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Beyonce nears $1-billion net worth, joining the world’s wealthiest Black individuals

Beyonce's money moves: From Destiny's child to financial powerhouse

by Omokolade Ajayi

Six months after seeing her net worth cross the half-a-billion dollar mark, global music and entertainment icon, Beyonce Knowles is edging closer to $1 billion, securing her position among the world’s wealthiest Black individuals, according to the latest report by Forbes.

Forbes, a leading U.S. business magazine that tracks the fortunes of the world’s wealthiest, reveals that Beyonce’s net worth has soared to an impressive $800 million, marking a significant increase from $540 million at the start of this week.

The surge in her wealth can be attributed to strategic business moves and recent successes. Despite the reported cancellation of her Ivy Park clothing line with Adidas in March, Beyonce swiftly rebounded by announcing a collaboration with fashion house Balmain, aligning it with her latest album. 

Beyonce’s money moves: From Destiny’s child to financial powerhouse

This move, coupled with other undisclosed ventures, has solidified her position among America’s wealthiest individuals — the superstar singer’s financial success is rooted in her prolific career spanning nearly three decades as a solo performer and as a member of the iconic girl group Destiny’s Child. 

A major contributor to her current financial standing is the recently concluded Renaissance World Tour, which raked in an estimated $100 million (post-tax) and secured a place among the top 10 highest-grossing tours in history.

Forbes adjusted its estimate of Beyonce’s music catalog and art collection, attributing another significant portion of the boost to her net worth. Her catalog alone is now valued at an impressive $300 million — the blockbuster Renaissance tour, spanning 39 cities in 17 countries, brought in more than $579 million in revenue.

Beyonce and Jay-Z’s staggering $3.3 billion fortune: A power couple’s thriving empire

Beyonce’s empire is not limited to her individual successes. A substantial portion of her net worth stems from shared assets with her billionaire husband, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, as well as her business holdings through Parkwood Entertainment, founded in 2010.

Beyonce and Jay-Z’s combined fortune has reached an astounding $3.3 billion, witnessing an increase from $3.04 billion at the start of this week. 

The power couple’s recent venture includes the acquisition of a $200-million Malibu mansion, reported as the most expensive home ever sold in California — this underscores their continued dominance in both the entertainment and business spheres.

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