Beyoncé, Rihanna and Taylor Swift have each done their share of dominance Billboard‘s charts, and now they’re taking command of Forbes‘ the rankings too. On Tuesday (December 6), the publication unveiled its list of the 100 most powerful women in the world, and all three successful pop stars earned a spot.
Of the three women, Rihanna ranked highest at No. 73, with Forbes citing his billionaire status and his businesses Fenty Beauty and Savage x Fenty as his top accomplishments. According to the publication, his net worth is currently $1.4 billion, making him the 2,031st richest person in the world.
Six places behind Ri is Swift, who ranked No. 79. The success of Midnights and his re-recorded albums Red (Taylor’s version) and Fearless (Taylor version) were highlighted, along with his political influence and the collapse of Eras Tour ticket sales in November, which was recently addressed by Congress and the subject of a fan lawsuit against Ticketmaster. . His net worth in 2022 was $570 million, according to Forbes.
Right behind her at No. 80 is Queen Bey, whose net worth is listed at $450 million. The post cited her with Jay-Z’s On The Run II stadium tour, which grossed around $5 million a night and grossed a total of over $250 million, and her breakthrough performance at Coachella in 2018.
Forbes’ The 100 Most Powerful Women list is an annual ranking of high profile women with substantial public influence, and is determined by money, media, impact and spheres of influence, according to the publication. “The result is a collection of women who challenge the status quo,” reads this year’s list.
Rihanna, Beyoncé and Swift were also included in last year’s Most Powerful Women roundup, ranking 68th, 76th and 78th respectively. The three also each occupy a place on this year Forbes list of America’s richest self-made women, with Ri at No. 21, Swift at No. 48 and Bey at No. 61.