Rihanna is one of the best singers, songwriters, actresses and popular music artists globally, whose net worth is about $550 million and annual earnings of $45million.
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Net Worth: $550 million
Full Name: Robyn Rihanna Fenty
Date of Birth: February 20, 1988
Place of Birth: Saint Michael, Barbados
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman
Active Years: 2003 to present
Early Life of Rihanna
On February 20, 1988, in Saint Michael Barbados, Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born to an accountant mother, Monica, with an Afro-Guyanese descent and a warehouse supervisor father, Ronald Fenty, of Barbadian Irish descent.
She has two blood brothers: Rorrey and Rajad Fenty and two half-sisters and a half-brother from her father’s previous relationships.
She grew up in an abusive and violent environment because of her father’s alcoholism and cocaine addiction problem. This later led to her parent’s divorce when she was around 14 years.
She was only able to attend primary school at Charles F. Broome Memorial Primary school and Combermere school and could not attend her high school. Still, instead, she decided to pursue her music career.
She also once had head CT scans.
Music Career of Rihanna
In 2003, Rihanna’s musical talent was discovered by Evan Rogers among her two classmates when they were performing at an audition. Later she was invited to record a demo tape: Pon de replay and the last time which enabled her to be signed in the Rogers and Carl Sturken’s production company.
When the demo was played to Jay-Z, the president and CEO of Def Jam, he liked it and immediately was forced to sign a contract with the Def Jam labels since they never wanted her to sign a contract with other labels. She later relocated from Barbados to the United States to live with Rogers and his wife.
In 2007 after releasing her “Good Girl Gone bad” album with her song “Umbrella” topping charts in over 13 countries, she got a breakthrough in her musical career, after which she continued to release many more albums and songs.
The following are her albums:
- Music of the sun (2005)
- A Girl like me (2006)
- Good Girl Gone bad (2007)
- Rated R (2009)
- Loud (2010)
- Talk that talk (2011)
- Unapologetic (2012)
- Anti (2016)
Other than being a singer, songwriter and businesswoman, she is also an actress. The following are films she has acted in:
- Bring it on: all or nothing (2006)
- Battleship (2012)
- This is the end (2013)
- Home (2015)
- Valerian and the city of a thousand planets (2017)
- Ocean’s 8 (2018)
- Guava Island (2019)
Apart from being a famous musician, Rihanna is also a thriving and famous businesswoman. In 2011, her first fragrance “Reb’I Fleur, was released; it yielded an expected gross of US$80 million. Later her other fragrance: Rebelle, Nude and Rogue, were also released.
In 2015 she became one of the co-owners of Tidal -a music streaming service. Later that year, she launched a beauty and stylist agency, “Fr8m,e,” based in Los Angeles. Its main aim was to assist artists in booking commercials, editorial shoots, campaigns, and red-carpet appearances.
In 2016 she launched her own label: Westbury Road Entertainment which she established in 2005. She also launched her cosmetic company: Fenty beauty, and a fashion brand: Fenty, all under a luxury fashion group: LVMH, in 2017 and 2019, respectively and in 2020, she launched a skincare brand: Fenty skin.
Personal Life of Rihanna
Rihanna has been on the entertainment platform for a while, and she has had highs and lows. Chris Brown was the first known Rihanna’s boyfriend back in 2007. But their relationship ended tragically after Brow hit Rihanna. This was in 2009.
Her next lover was Drake from 2009 to 2016. But their relationship had issues. After splitting with Drake in 2016, she began dating Hassan Jameel, a Saudi Arabian business mogul.
She owns a penthouse worth $14 million in Manhattan, New York, when it comes to her wealth. Furthermore, Rihanna has a house in West London that is worth £7 million.
Buying the house was due to her being closer to her FENTY fashion label. As of 2019, she was top of the Forbes list when it ranked richest musicians. At the time, Rihanna was worth $600 million.
Currently, she is worth $550 million. Also, Fenty is the highest-paid female musician in the world. Robyn Fenty is also a top supporter of the LA Lakers. After the team won the NBA championship last year, she was pictured and recorded celebrating the win.
Raunchy videos, exhilarating lyrics, and boldness are some of the things that describe Rihanna. So, this is all we had for you today. Leave a comment and share this piece. Thank you for your time.