May 22, 2013 04:30 PM by Donna W. Martin
American Idol guest star, Janet Jackson who secretly wed longtime boyfriend Wissam Al Mana late last year has been enjoying wedded bliss. And now, she has something else to enjoy. In fact, she’s reached an all-new high. What’s going on? She has officially reached billionaire status! Keep reading for more details.
According to omg!, 47-year-old Jackson has finally reached billionaire status! And for those of you who may be thinking ‘of course she’s a billionaire because she married one,’ you had better think again. While it’s true, Jackson married a billionaire, she is a billionaire in her own right, and it was without any help from husband Wissam Al Mana.
Jackson has had a long and successful career that began in the 70’s. And she is, after all, one of the best selling artists of all time. She raked in a hefty $458 million from six concert tours between 1990 and 2011 alone. Plus, she has earned another “$260 million in sales from her ten albums and more than $81 million from tour sponsorships and licensing fees.”
And let’s not forget her acting career. Jackson took in another $304 million starring in movies such as “Poetic Justice,” “The Nutty Professor,” “Why Did I Get Married,” and “For Colored Girls” to name a few.
Welcome to the billionaire’s club, Janet. You’ve worked hard and you deserve to be there!
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