Somebody break out the Forbes list, Janet Jackson is a Billionaire! Jackson just celebrated 20 years since her 1993 release of Janet., and just days later the iconic Jackson news breaks that she has more to celebrate after being inducted into the elite Billionaires club.
Jackson now joins her husband, Wissam Al Mana, as a billionairess. She reportedly earned $458 million thanks to concert tours, $304 million in acting gigs like The Nutty Professor and For Colored Girls, $260 million in album sales, and more than $81 million from sponsorships, according to EOnline.
Jackson stands in line with other billionaires such as Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg and author J.K. Rowling. If both Jackson and her retail mogul husband are billionaires in their own right, how much is the power couple worth together?
Even with her new status, Ms. Jackson plans on continuing to rack in the dough, she confirmed to Billboard that she is back in the studio. 'I am working on a new project now. We are creating the concept and initial thoughts on the music,' Janet told Billboard on May 18, 20 years to the date since Janet was released. Janet took a walk down memory lane as she reflected on her writing process, and inspiring the younger generation of artists with her music.
Now that she is married and working on new music, will Janet think about having children?