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Singer Janet Jackson is a billionaire

May 23, 2013 at 10:03 AM
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LOS ANGELES, May 23 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star and occasional actress Janet Jackson has earned $1 billion throughout her years as an entertainer, Variety reported.

The money has come from recording and publishing music, as well as performing live around the world and starring in films such as "The Nutty Professor," "The Klumps," "Poetic Justice" and "For Colored Girls."

Jackson, 47, is married to businessman Wissam Al Mana, who also is a billionaire, "Entertainment Tonight" said.

Other billionaires in the entertainment industry include Madonna, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey.

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