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Serena Williams Becomes First Athlete to Make Forbes Annual List of America’s Richest Self-made Women

American Tennis star, Serena Williams has become the first athlete to make it to Forbes annual list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women. Forbes on Tuesday listed Serena Williams amongst ten other American women with high estimated net worth. Although she is known as a 23-time Grand Slam champion; Williams is also a venture capitalist. In…

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Rihanna Rents Island In Essex To Record New Album, Been In UK Secretly For A Year

For everyone waiting on Rihanna to drop some music, we have good news for you. The popstar has reportedly rented an island in Essex, United Kingdom to record her new album. The songstress, splashed out a good amount on a lavish studio on the Osea Island, which is owned by music producer Nigel Frieda. It comes after Rihanna…

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Nigeria’s Former Minister, Obiageli Ezekwesili Wins Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer Award

Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the former Education Minister, has been announced as Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer at the prestigious Forbes Woman Africa Awards inaugural gala dinner held this March in Durban, South Africa. A former vice-president for Africa of the World Bank, co-founder of Transparency International, and anti-corruption activist, the award celebrates her efforts in…

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Jay Z, Diddy, Kendrick Lamar Top 2018 Forbes Richest Men In Hip-Hop [Full List]

Forbes has released the list for the world’s highest-paid hip-hop acts for 2018. The list puts JAY-Z at number one with a $76.5 million income earned through his record label, Roc Nation, TIDAL, the tour after the release of his album “4.44”, the surprise album with his wife, Beyonce, “Everything Is Love”, the ongoing stadium tour ,On…

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Dangote Is The Only Black Person On The List Of Forbes’ World’s Most Powerful People

Chairman of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has been named as the only black person on Forbes’ ‘The World’s Most Powerful People’ list. The billionaire moved up 2 spaces from 68 in 2017 to 66, with the only other black person in the list the previous year Barack Obama absent this year. The list is headed this year by…

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JAY-Z Tops Forbes’ Hip-Hop’s 5 Wealthiest Artists With $900m Net Worth

JAY-Z, for the first time, is the richest rapper on the planet (as well as the richest musician on the planet). The rap mogul saw his net-worth rise from $810 million to $900 million in the past year, thanks to not just his stakes in Roc Nation and Tidal, but also the rising value of his interests in Armand de Brignac champagne…

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Gal Gadot Was The Highest-Grossing Actress Of 2017

Gal Gadot has had a good year. The Wonder Woman star topped Forbes‘ list of highest-grossing actresses, pulling in a whopping $1.4 billion in movie tickets worldwide. Guess that’s what playing one of the most famous, badass heroes in the world twice in one year will do. Gadot was also the third highest-grossing actor overall for the year,…

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Mark Wahlberg Tops Forbes’ 2017 Highest-Paid Actors List

46-year-old Mark Wahlberg was named the world’s highest paid actor on Tuesday, earning an estimated $68 million before taxes over the past 12 months according to the list compiled by Forbes. The actor earned his spot at the top of the list majorly due to earnings from “Transformers: The Last Knight” and comedy sequel “Daddy’s Home 2,” due…

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See List! Forbes’ “World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities Of 2017” Diddy, Beyoncé, Ronaldo & More

Forbes has released its annual list of highest paid celebrities for 2017. From musicians to actors, sports stars and TV hosts, these are the celebrities that made the most money in the 12-month ranking period. Forbes stated that the 100 celebrities banked a cumulative $5.15 billion pretax during the June 2016 to June 2017 scoring period.…

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