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Janet Jackson’s fortune is growing and growing, and with her multi-million dollar husband by her side it doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon.

According to reports, the 47-year-old has just entered the billionaire club. Her combined bank balances with hubby, retail entrepreneur Wissam Al Mana, have topped $1 billion.

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Sources say she’s earned $458 million from touring, $260 million in album sales, $81.5 from sponsorships and licensing fees, and another $81 million from book publishing and music royalties.

Her acting career has brought in the big buck as well. She’s banked over $300 million from her roles in 2000′s The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, 1993′s Poetic Justice and 2010′s For Colored Girls.

All we can say it “Go, girl!”

Click though the slides to see five other celebs who’ve been initiated into the billion dollar club.

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