Barbadian singer, actress, businesswoman, and fashion designer, Rihanna does it all. She has sold over 250 million records of her eight studio albums and has been awarded nine Grammy Awards so far in her career. She has launched the cosmetics brand Fenty Beauty and fashion house Fenty in collaboration with Louis Vitton. She has dabbled in acting as well with her most notable role being in the heist comedy film “Ocean’s Eight.”
As of 2023, Rihanna's net worth is estimated to be $1.7 billion.
|Robyn Rihanna Fenty
|Source(s) of Fame
|Singer, Songwriter, Businesswoman, Actress
|Date of Birth
|February 20, 1988
|Place of Birth
|Saint Michael, Barbados
|Dating, Dating A$AP Rocky,
Rihanna was given the name Robyn Rihanna Fenty on her birth in Saint Michael, Barbados. Her mother Monica Fenty is an accountant of Afro-Guyanese descent and her father Ronald Fenty is a Barbadian warehouse supervisor. She has two brothers, Rorrey and Rajad, and three other half-siblings from her father’s side.
When she was young, Rihanna suffered from excruciatingly painful headaches for which she got multiple CT scans of her head. Her parents got divorced when she was 14 and she worked as an army cadet in an educational army programme before pursuing a career in music.
The record producer Evan Rogers discovered Rihanna and signed her with Def Jam Recordings. She relocated to the USA and released her first studio album “Music of the Sun” in August 2005. Her second album “A Girl Like Me” was released in April 2006 to commercial success. It was through her third album “Good Girl Gone Bad” that she received critical acclaim and her song “Umbrella” got her a Grammy Award. She went on to release five more studio albums, all of which made her an icon in the music industry.
Rihanna has launched her own line of fragrances and has contributed to the formation of the music streaming service Tidal. Owing to her great fashion sense, she started the fashion brand Fenty under luxury fashion group LVMH. In 2017, Rihanna expanded her brand to include beauty products under the name Fenty Beauty and ventured into designing lingerie under the brand name “Savage X Fenty.”
Rihanna was in a relationship with singer Chris Brown but broke up with him following a domestic violence incident. She has dated Drake between 2009 and 2016. She got back together with Chris Brown in 2012 briefly before ending things permanently. She is currently involved with American rapper A$AP Rocky
Rihanna has 38.3 million subscribers on her Youtube account where she shares her music videos, make-up tutorials, and product advertisement for her lingerie brand. Her Instagram account has 113 million followers and is popular for the sensual photos of Rihanna it features. Her Facebook and Twitter accounts have 102 and 103 million followers respectively.
Our bad gal, Rihanna is rightly considered one of the most influential people in the world as she is not just a successful musician but also a fashion icon, actress, and competent businesswoman. The products she has been a part of have accumulated for her a net worth of a whopping $1.7 billion making her the wealthiest female musician in the world.