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News |  29 Mar 2013 22:00 |  By RnMTeam

Madonna emerges as first billionaire pop star

MUMBAI: After having received numerous accolades to her name, pop queen Madonna has now emerged as the first billionaire female pop star across the globe.

Reports state that successful world tours and a string of business deals last year pushed her net worth past $1 billion.

Last year was stated to be the most successful year of her career, as she raked in an extra 200 mn pounds. Also, around 2 mn people watched her MDNA tour, which was the most successful of any artist in 2012. Apart from that, she also has a perfume range, clothing line and health drink named after her.

The singer now joins an elite club of super-rich celebrities including director Steven Spielberg and chat show host Oprah Winfrey.