Janet Jackson Joins the Billionaire Club...Without the Help of Her Husband


Janet Jackson may be married to a billionaire, but that hasn’t stopped her from amassing her OWN billion dollar fortune.

Janet has joined the exclusive billionaires club thanks to her mega-successful albums, tours and acting roles, Variety reports.

According to the publication, Jackson has raked in a total of $260 million in album sales thanks to her hit albums “Control” (1986), “Janet” (1993) and “Rhythm Nation” 1814 (1989), and another $81 million off music and publishing fees. Her sold-out world tours have earned her another $458 million, with an additional $81.5 million coming from tour sponsorships and licensing fees.

And let’s not forget that Jackson is an actress too — her roles in “The Nutty Professor,” “The Klumps,” “Poetic Justice” and “For Colored Girls” has banked her a whopping $304 million.

Wow. We’re sure the fortune will only increase after the release of her forthcoming album.

via MSN

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