She caught the performance bug while smashing out songs in her local theater’s production of Annie, though still a kid at the time. That’s where she lit her spark for singing and performing, which later got her parts in epic shows like The Wizard of Oz and Beauty and the Beast.
Between June 2019 and June 2020, Ariana bagged herself a cool $72 million from her music and endorsements alone. While that is an exceptional 12 months, she usually rakes in anywhere between $20 million and $30 million each year.
In 2023, Ariana acquired her r.e.m. beauty brand for a cool $15 million from Forma Brands, its parent company. Next thing you know, she’s dominating the beauty industry, the perfect side hustle for this style queen.