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Janet Jackson Is a Billionaire

She married billionaire retail tycoon Wissam Al Mana in 2012, but Janet Jackson is is bringing home plenty of dough herself. According to Variety, she’s now a billionaire!

The magazine reports that Janet is one of the best-selling artists of all time and has earned $458 million from touring, $304 million from acting, $260 million in album sales and $81 million from tour sponsorship and licensing fees.

Jackson is in good company. Other celebrities in the billionaires club include J.K. Rowling, Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg.

In 2012, Janet's brother Michael Jackson came in second on Forbes' list of highest-earning dead celebrities. His earnings for the year were estimated at $145 million.