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The 10 Richest R&B Singers

Mon., Jul. 30, 2012 10:18 AM EST
by Danielle Canada

10 Wealthiest R&B Singers 

In the entertainment business an R&B singer’s hard work onstage and in the studio can truly pay off, and for a number of celebrities it already has. The 1o wealthiest R&B singers have been listed by R&B Magazine who fact checked each entertainer’s net worth. The end result? A list of singers and songwriters whose talents have garnered them up to $500 million big ones in the bank. The wealthiest R&B singer in the world is a songstress whose vocals have encompassed a two decade long career. Not included in the list were Kelly Rowland, Monica, and Trey Songz, three R&B singers who are expected to make next year’s ranking. Check out the 10 wealthiest R&B singers below. -danielle canada

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  • Creole Diva

    Mariah Carey is the wealthiest R&B singer. From mostly music she only started doing other things in 2006.

  • Biff

    yall forgot about Ashanti $40 million

  • Amanda Mandypoo Outlaw

    What about Michael Jackson?! Y’all wrong for not including him in it, even if he’s dead.

  • Antonio

    Whitney only $20… Show me the receipts lol. Whitney has hold over 175 million records WW and starred in hit movies, most accurate sources have her net worth around $145 million. Rihanna’s is worth around $120 mil now, Bey around $425 mil, Mariah near $550 mil, Ashanti is worth around $45 mil and Brandy is worth about $65 mil. Ciara is worth about $20 mil, so is Monica

    • the truth

      No Monica is worth 15 million and Brandy is worth 12 million