'Forbes' Names 2019 Richest Self-Made Women

It's that time of year again, when we recognize the wealthiest self-made women of today. Can you say, "#girlpower?"

Forbes recently released the list of some of the most coveted spots in society. You'll be pleasantly surprised to see how these women have made their marks among the elite.

Oprah Winfrey came in 10th place as the media and business mogul has a worth of $2.6 billion. The launch of her OWN network, alone, swept in $75 million.

It's very hard to ignore the amazing achievements of bad gyal RiRi.

Rihanna tops as the nation's wealthiest musician, however her riches didn't come solely from music. Fenty beauty line has a reported estimated revenue of $570 million since last year. Not to mention her partnership with LVMH to birth the Parisian Fenty fashion house pushed her worth to $600 million topping Vera Wang's #45 spot.

This makes her the highest earning female musician.

Beyonce hit #51 on the list due to her joint On The Run II Tour with husband, Jay-Z, that brought in more than $250 million.

Viewership numbers from the release of her Netflix special, Homecoming, and latest partnership with Adidas to relaunch activewear Ivy Park, has Queen Bey sitting pretty on $400 million.

Serena Williams is also a welcomed newbie on the Forbes list for her career success. The tennis icon's fashion collaborations and 34 startup investments gives her an outstanding $225 million net worth.

Congratulations to all of this amazing black women! As Uncle Steve said, "There are so many things set in place for you not to be successful. It's really refreshing to see these women who are doing as well as they are doing...It's hard."

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