Mariah Carey has topped the list of the richest R&B singers ever with an incredible estimated fortune of $500 million.
The five-time Grammy Award winner has enjoyed a successful career spanning two decades, and has seen the diva score six number one albums and endless chart-topping singles. R&B magazine reveals Mariah has an estimated fortune of around $500 million, while Beyonce trails not too far behind with $350 million.
'I Believe I Can Fly' crooner R. Kelly takes third place walmost tying with Usher who has raked in $140,000 million. Rihanna trails behind in fifth place with earning $75 million across her six-year career, while the late Whitney Houston surprisingly come in eighth place with $20 million.
One surprising entry is Keri Hilson, who rounds off the top 10 with $10 million, the majority of which is most likely in royalties from her songwriting credits.
Are you surprised by any of the entries or positions in the list?