There’s a lot of money floating around the entertainment business, sports industry and in private business. Some of the greatest television personalities have amassed fortunes for their contributions to our entertainment and relaxation. In recent years, African Americans have been getting in wealth, particularly in the entertainment industry. The instances of entrepreneurial endeavors hitching off of entertainment success are on the rise. With that being said….
20. Beyoncé Knowles
Beyonce is the twentieth richest African American in the world. Her net worth is estimated to be at $300 million. She was born in Houston, Texas and is ranked as number two on the list of The Best Current Female Singers. She earned her fortune through various means.
In addition to being a world famous singer, she is also a songwriter, musician, television producer, record producer and business person.
She has a few movie credits to her appearance as well including, “Epic,” “Dreamgirls,” “The Great Gatsby” and “Austin Powers in Goldmember.” The multi-talented lady has added the hyphen of Carter to her name after her marriage.
She began her career as a child, competing in a variety of dancing and singing competitions. She knew from an early age that she would pursue a career in the entertainment industry.
She became famous as a member of the R&B musical group Destiny’s Child in the late 1990s. She continues to release albums on her own currently. She is currently married to the famous rapper Jay-Z.
19. Quintin Primo III
Quintin E. Primo III has a net worth of approximately $300 million which ties his fortune with Beyonce Knowles. Quintin is the co-founder of Capri Capital Partners, LLC. The corporation is on of the largest businesses that is minority owned.
It is a real estate investment management firm, located in the United States of America. In addition to being one of the initial founders of the company, Primo is also the CEO in charge of overseeing the affairs of the company.
He has enjoyed a long and prosperous career and is currently adding to his already massive fortune. The group offers management services world-wide to pension fund as well as other types of institutional investor.
Primo stands as a role model for young African American males because he built a fortune that shows them it is possible to follow your dreams and become a success in America.