So let’s take a look at the top ten richest female singers, and find out where they made their money.

#3 – Mariah Carey Net Worth 2016 – $520 Million
#2 – Celine Dion Net Worth 2016 – $630 Million
#1 – Madonna Net Worth 2016 – $1 Billion

Singer, actress, songwriter and entrepreneur Madonna has done it all. And it has paid dividends. Her true net worth is a whopping $1 Billion, this makes her not only the richest female singer in the world, but the richest of all singers, regardless of gender. She is known for her reinvention on the stage and a genre spanning back catalog of music. Beginning in the 1980’s and remaining popular to this day. Her business ventures outside of music include a wide variety of branded merchandise, clothes, books, makeup, fragrances, you name it she sells it. She owns a chain of fitness stores, Hard Candy Fitness, founded an entertainment company, Maverick, and has made appearances in film and television. Madonna has leveraged a successful singing career into a multimedia empire that spans the globe.

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