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Forbes billionaire ranking: Taylor Swift became one of the richest people in the world for the first time

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Apr5,2024

Forbes billionaire ranking: Taylor Swift became one of the richest people in the world for the first time

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This year, the American singer Taylor Swift joined the ranking of the richest people in the world. It is worth noting that she achieved such success only through her creativity.

As noted by Forbes, Taylor Swift became a billionaire last October thanks to her Eras world tour. It became the first concert series in history to collect more than $1 billion in ticket sales.

According to the publication, the singer's profit from Eras after taxes amounted to $190 million. In addition to income from the tour, Taylor Swift's wealth consists of a music catalog and a real estate portfolio. In total, her fortune is estimated at $1.1 billion.

Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy CEO Bernard Arnault and his family topped the list of the richest people on the planet with $233 billion.

As of 2024, there are 2,781 billionaires in the world. Their total wealth is$14.2 trillion. Last year 265 people became billionaires. For comparison: in 2023, 150 newcomers joined the list.

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< Taylor Swift is one of the most popular American singers. She is the winner of 225 professional awards, including 14 Grammy awards. Swift became the first living artist to have four albums simultaneously in the top ten on the chart. At most, Taylor Swift is the only female artist to have five consecutive No. 1 albums.

She also had the most concurrent albums on the Billboard 200 chart in June 2023, when 10 of her albums entered the chart at the same time. In addition, the singer became “Person of the Year 2023” according to Time, entered the rating of “100 most influential women” in the world by Forbes, and also received a record royalty from the Spotify platform – $100 million.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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