From media and entertainment to private equity and investments, Black billionaires are proof that despite the odds, Blacks can achieve true financial freedom. Forbes has just released its 2021 billionaires list with a record-breaking number of 2,755 billionaires making the cut — a jump of 660 from its list published one year ago.

People of color on the list include Jay Z ($1.4 billion); Kanye West ($1.8 billion); Tyler Perry ($1.6 billion); Oprah Winfrey ($2.7 billion); Michael Jordan ($1.6 billion); and Robert Smith ($6 billion).