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Pisces

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Rihanna is a famous singer, actress, as well as businesswoman from Barbados. Rihanna auditioned for Evan Rogers, an American record producer who invited her to the United States to record demo tapes.

Early Life and Childhood

Rihanna was born on February 20, 1988, in the city of Barbados. Her age is 34 years as of 2022 and Rihanna is a naturalized Barbadian citizen and Christian by religion.

Also, her birth name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty and her birth sign is Pisces. Rihanna has received a lot of family support to succeed in her career.

Her mother and father’s names are Monica and Ronald Fenty respectively. Her mother is Afro-Guyanese, and her father has ancestors from Africa, Ireland, England, and Scotland.

She is the sister of two brothers, Rorrey and Rajad Fenty, as well as two half-sisters and a half-brother from her father’s previous relationships.

Education

In terms of education, she attended Combermere School and Charles F. Broome Memorial Primary School, where she met future international cricketers Carlos Brathwaite and Chris Jordan. Despite her desire to complete high school, she chose a musical career instead.

Career and Professional Life

After signing with Def Jam in 2005, she quickly rose to prominence with the release of her first two studio albums, A Girl Like Me (2006), and Music of the Sun (2005) both the album were influenced by Caribbean music and charted in the top ten on the US Billboard.

Moreover, her third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad (2007) had dance-pop elements and expressed her status as a music industry sex symbol. Robyn Rihanna won her first Grammy for the chart-topping single “Umbrella,” which catapulted her to global fame.

Furthermore, she is famous for her involvement in humanitarian causes, and the fashion industry in addition to her music. She is the founder of the nonprofit Clara Lionel Foundation, the cosmetics brand Fenty Beauty, and the fashion house Fenty under LVMH; she is the company’s first black woman to lead a luxury brand.

Furthermore, Robyn Rihanna has also dabbled in acting, with roles in Home (2015), Battleship (2012), Valerian and the  Ocean’s 8 (2018), and City of a Thousand Planets (2017).

In addition, the Government of Barbados appointed her as an ambassador of education, tourism, and investment in 2018, and she was named a National Hero of Barbados on the first day of the country’s parliamentary republic in 2021.

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Caption: Rihanna giving a pose. Source: Instagram

Rihanna – Brand Endorsements

She has worked with Dior, Balmain, Gucci, Manolo Blahnik, Louis Vuitton, CoverGirl, Chopard, Stance, and other brands. Among those additional deals is the agreement with Samsung.

Moreover, Robyn Rihanna signed a contract with CoverGirl in 2007. She has appeared in campaigns for Totes Umbrella (2007), Got Milk (2008), and Gucci Tattoo Heart Collection (2009).

Awards and Nomination

As of September 2018, Robyn Rihanna had sold over 250 million records worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time. Throughout her career, she has received numerous awards and honors, including nine Grammy Awards, twelve Billboard Music Awards, thirteen American Music Awards, and eight People’s Choice Awards.

Furthermore, at the 2013 American Music Awards, Robyn Rihanna received the “Icon Award,” as well as the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. Besides that, she has six Guinness World Records to her name.

According to the Recording Industry Association of America, Robyn Rihanna surpassed 100 million Gold and Platinum song certifications on July 1, 2015. (RIAA). She now has the most digital single awards and is the first and only artist to surpass the RIAA’s cumulative singles award threshold of 100 million.

Rihanna – Net Worth 2022

Robyn Rihanna is a singer, actress, and businesswoman from Barbados who has earned a considerable income from her work. Rihanna’s estimated net worth is around $1.72 billion.

Also, Robyn Rihanna’s annual salary is $70 million and her source of income is mainly her singing profession. In addition, Rihanna owns a $14 million Lower Manhattan penthouse. Forbes began reporting on her earnings in 2012.

Relationship Status

Robyn Rihanna began dating American singer Chris Brown in 2007. After their relationship ended in February 2009, she began an on-again, off-again relationship with Canadian rapper Drake that lasted from 2009 to 2016.

In January 2013, Rihanna told that she had rekindled her relationship with Brown, even though he was still on probation for their 2009 domestic violence incident.

Later, Brown revealed that he and Robyn Rihanna had broken up again. Furthermore, in 2017, Rihanna began dating Hassan Jameel who is a Saudi famous businessman.

However, they got separated in January 2020. On May 19, 2021, American rapper A$AP Rocky confirmed his relationship with Rihanna in an interview with GQ.

On January 31, 2022, Rihana and A$AP announced that they were expecting their first child. Her son was born on May 19, 2022.

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Caption: Rihanna with her husband. Source: US Weekly

Scandal

Robyn Rihanna has been accused of stealing the song “Bitch Better Have My Money.” Similarly, she has been barred from using Instagram. Likewise, she was chastised for quoting Islamic verses during her Fenty lingerie show. Also, she was accused of using cocaine while attending Coachella.

Body Measurements

Talking about her height Robyn Rihanna is 5 Feet 8 inches tall and weighs 62kg. Similarly, Rihanna’s body measurement is 34-26-34 inches and her eyes and hair color are black. Also, Rihanna’s dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 9(US).

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Caption: Rihanna at a beach. Source: Instagram

Social Media

Robyn Rihanna is very active on Instagram. She has 138M followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @badgalriri. Similarly, her Twitter handles @rihanna is followed by 107.2M followers. Moreover, Robyn Rihanna’s Facebook account is @brucktvand and has 17.k followers.