Who is Rihanna?
The success belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams, this line has very well proved by Robyn Rihanna Fenty who is a Barbadian singer, actress, fashion designer, and businesswoman. Moreover, she gathered huge popularity with the release of her first two studio albums, Music of the Sun (2005) and A Girl Like Me (2006), both of which were peaked within the top ten of the US Billboard 200 chart. Apart from that, this gorgeous diva is also eminently known for her involvement in humanitarian causes, entrepreneurial ventures, and the fashion industry. Rihanna has earned 14 number-ones and 31 top-ten singles in the US and 30 top-ten entries in the UK. Her accolades include 13 American Music Awards, nine Grammy Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, and six Guinness World Records.
Personal Life/Early Life
This beauty, Rihanna was born in Saint Michael, Barbados and belongs to mixed ethnicity including Afro-Guyanese, Afro-Barbadian, and Irish descent. She is the loving and caring daughter of Ronald Fenty(father) and Monica Braithwaite(mother). Her mother is a retired accountant while her father is a Warehouse Supervisor. However, Rihanna’s parents got divorced later. Moreover, she grew up with her two younger brothers named Rorrey and Rajad, she also has two older half-sisters and a half-brother. Concerning about her education, she studied at “Broome Memorial Primary School” and “Combermere High School”.
Rihanna Relationship Status
As of her relationship status, Rihanna started to date American singer Chris Brown in 2007. However, their relationship couldn’t last long and came to an end in February 2009. After that, this beauty entered an on-again-off-again relationship with Canadian rapper Drake; which lasted from 2009 to 2016. However, Rihanna confirmed during an interview with Rolling Stone in January 2013 that she had rekindled her relationship with Brown who remained under probation for their 2009 domestic violence case.
Later, remained under probation for their 2009 domestic violence case in May 2013. Thereafter, she began dating Saudi businessman Hassan Jameel in the year 2017. The duo split in January 2020. After that, American rapper ASAP Rocky confirmed on May 19, 2021, during an interview with GQ that he and Rihanna are currently in a relationship. Recently, it was reported on January 31, 2022, that the couple is expecting their first child.
|Nick Name||Caribbean Queen, RiRi, Bajan
beauty, The Barbados Babe,
Queen of Pop
|Birthdate||20th February 1988|
|Age||34 years old (as of 2022)|
|Birth Place||Saint Michael, Barbados|
|Hobbies||Traveling and Singing|
|Debut Appearance||Album – Music of the Sun (2005)
Movie – Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006)
|Net Worth||$1.7 billion (as of August 2021)|
|Height(Approx)||In feet: 5’8”
In centimetre: 173cm
|Weight(Approx)||In kilogram: 60kg
In pounds: 132lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown, dyed Black|
Family Background, Education
|Father Name||Ronald Fenty
|Mother Name||Monica Braithwaite
Brother: Rorrey Fenty, Rajad Fenty, Jamie Fenty
|School||Charles F. Broome Memorial Primary School
Combermere High School
|Education Qualification||High School drop out|
Boyfriend, Husband, Marriage
|Boyfriend||Chris Brown, Drake Hassan Jameel, ASAP Rocky|
Favorite Things & Assets
|Favorite Actor||Terrence Howard and Denzel Washington|
|Favorite Color||Pink, Red, Black, Green|
|Favorite Actress||Jessica Alba, Halle Berry and Meryl Streep|
|Favorite Food||Callaloo and Jerk Chicken of Barbados and Cheesecake|
|Car Collection||Maybach, Chevy Suburban, Porsche 997 Turbo, Lamborghini, Chevy Camaro|
Social Media Accounts
Rihanna Career Highlights
Moving towards her career, in 2003, Rihanna debuted in the music industry as part of a musical trio. In 2005, she was discovered by Evan Rogers, an American song producer, and was swiftly signed to “Syndicated Rhythm Productions” by Jay-Z, the CEO of Def Jam Records. Rihanna’s debut album, “Music of the Sun,” was released when she was 16 years old in 2005, and her second, “A Girl Like Me,” was published later that year.
With her third album, “Good Girl Gone Bad,” released in 2007, Rihanna made the transition from adorable adolescent pop princess to superstar and sex symbol. After that, she sang numerous Popular Albums Songs including “Umbrella,” “Take a Bow,” “Disturbia,” “Only Girl,” “S&M,” “We Found Love,” “Stay,” “Diamonds,” and “Live Your Life”.
Apart from that, she excelled at singing and won a high-school talent event by performing a Mariah Carey song.Rihanna, the youngest performer on the Billboard Hot 100, reached number fourteen on the singles chart. She has a total of thirty-one top-ten singles. Rihanna’s next album, “Anti,” was released in 2016, featuring the single “Work.” As a featured artist on DJ Khaled’s Wild “Thoughts” in 2017, Rihanna achieved another No. 1 hit. She has also appeared in films such as “Battleship: The Next Generation” and “Battleship: The Next Generation” (2012). In the animated smash “Home,” she performed the primary character’s voice (2015)
Other than this, in 2017, Rihanna starred in the fifth season of “Bates Motel.” In the science fiction film “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” she had a pivotal part. Later, in June 2018 her other movie, “Ocean’s 8” was released. After that, it had been reported in August 2018 that she had been filming a secret project in Cuba titled Guava Island throughout that summer alongside Donald Glover. Besides this, she has also featured on Canadian singer PartyNextDoor’s song “Believe It”, which was released on March 27, 2020.
List of awards and nominations received by Rihanna
This eminent star has won 9 Grammy Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, 13 American Music Awards (including the Icon Award), and 7 MTV Video Music Awards (including the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award).
Rihanna Wealth and Net Worth
This eminent diva, Rihanna has accumulated a very decent amount of net worth through her professional career in the entertainment industry. According to the online resources, her net worth can be estimated to have $1.7 billion approximately. She earns a great fortune through her albums but most of her money comes from brand partnerships and her “Fenty Beauty” brand.
In fact, she also owns a $14 million penthouse in Manhattan, New York. Rihanna also purchased a house in West London for £7 million in June 2018, in order to be closer to her work with her FENTY fashion label. She Rihanna put her Hollywood Hills mansion up for sale in December 2018 after a break-in six months before. This mansion was reported to have sold for $10.4m.
This famous personality, Rihanna stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches which is 173 in centimeters. She is very conscious about her physique which is complemented by her shiny dark brown-dyed black hair and green eyes. She has attracted millions of her fans through her outstanding looks and beauty. This beauty maintains herself fit with the weight of 60 kg or 132 lbs. Her figure measurements are 34 inches breast, 24 inches waist and 36 inches hips approximately. Rihanna’s bra size is 34B whereas her shoe size is 9 (US).
Some Amazing Facts At A Glance About Rihanna
- She participated in the 2017 Women’s March, which took place in New York among protests the day after US President Donald Trump’s inauguration.
- Rihanna extended her support to Indian farmers’ protest against the farm bills through Twitter in February 2021.
- This diva created her Believe Foundation to help terminally ill children in the year 2006.
- She was named as one of the Cartier Love Charity Bracelet Ambassadors, with each celebrity representing a different global charity in the year 2007.
- In the year 2012, she also founded the Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF), in honor of her grandparents, Clara and Lionel Braithwaite.
- This stunning diva launched a skincare brand called Fenty Skin in July 2020.
- Her first fragrance, Reb’l Fleur, was released in January 2011. It was a financial success and was expected to gross US$80 million at retail by the end of 2011.
- She debuted on the Sunday Times Rich List, claiming third place on the list of Britain’s richest musicians in the year 2020.
- Rihanna is the world’s wealthiest female musician with an estimated net worth of $1.7 billion as of 2021.
- former Barbados Prime Minister David Thompson launched the national “Rihanna Day” in their country on February 22, 2008.
- Rihanna was appointed as an ambassador of education, tourism, and investment by the Government of Barbados in 2018, and was declared a National Hero of Barbados in 2021.
- This beautiful lady is the founder of the nonprofit organisation Clara Lionel Foundation, cosmetics brand Fenty Beauty, and fashion house Fenty under LVMH; she is the first black woman to head a luxury brand for LVMH.
- Rihanna donated $5,000,000 to COVID-19 relief in March 2020.