Rihanna is one of the most successful pop singers and musicians of the 21st century.
After struggling through a difficult childhood in her home country of Barbados, Rihanna shot to fame when she was discovered by an American record producer and later by rapper Jay-Z. She is now one of the best-selling artists of all time, recording tracks for a wide range of genres.
Who is Rihanna, how old is she, when is her birthday, how tall is she and what is her background?
Rihanna, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, is a talented singer, lyricist, actress, fashion model and fashion designer from Barbados. She was born on February 20, 1988 in St Michael and raised in Bridgetown. The talented star began singing reggae when she was roughly seven years old. She is now 30 years old and her height is 1.73 metres.
Why is Rihanna famous and what is her occupation?
The brunette beauty became hugely popular after releasing her first song and has gradually become one of the most successful contemporary singers. Her many hit singles have given her international fame. The genres she caters for include pop, hip-hop, reggae and R&B.
What is Rihanna’s net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Rihanna has a net worth of about $230 million as of April 2017.
How much does Rihanna earn?
She is reportedly estimated to earn roughly $75 million annually, according to Forbes magazine.
How much does Rihanna weigh?
Recent information reveals that the Pon De Replay hitmaker weighs 65kg or 135 pounds. The singer’s weight has fluctuated over the years, and she has attempted to question norms about how thin female celebrities are expected to be.
Where does she live?
The star has several residences. However, her most frequently used home is a large mansion in the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles. She also has a mansion in Barbados and an apartment in New York City, USA.
Who is she dating, when did she start dating Hassan Jameel, who is he?
The Barbados-born singer is currently dating Hassan Jameel, the Vice President of one of the largest companies in the world, Abdul Latif Jameel. He is also the heir to the Toyota automotive empire. No one knows exactly when they met, but photos of the pair on holiday together surfaced in early 2017 proving they were dating.
When did Rihanna date Chris Brown, how long were they together for, why did they break up, what was Chris Brown’s sentence for assaulting her, did they get back together?
She dated American rapper Chris Brown until February 2009, when he reportedly had an argument with her in his car, which culminated in him assaulting Rihanna. He turned himself in at the police station, and was later charged with felony assault. Brown was sentenced to community service, domestic violence counselling and five years of probation.
Who has the star dated in the past, why did they break up, did Rihanna date Drake?
Rihanna has had a complicated relationship with fellow musician Drake, who she was romantically linked to, but has never officially been dating on a long-term basis. She was also in a relationship for around a year with professional baseball player Matt Kemp.
What happened between Rihanna and Jay-Z?
Jay-Z took her on as a protégé when she was 17, and the two have had a close working relationship ever since. Jay-Z also helped to produce the singer’s first single.
Does Rihanna have any children?
The star does not have any children. On some occasions she has sparked speculation by posting pictures of herself on social media with young children, but these have never turned out to be her own.
Has Rihanna had a boob job, what cosmetic and plastic surgery has she had done?
She was rumoured to have had breast implants, but these rumours were later denied by her and her spokespeople. There was also speculation that she had undergone surgery for a rhinoplasty (nose job), but this has also never been confirmed.
Is her hair real?
She frequently changes the length and colour of her hair, and has worn wigs in the past. Her natural hair colour is a very dark brown.
What are Rihanna’s biggest songs and albums, what was her first song?
Rihanna's first single was Pon De Replay, which was released in 2005. She has also had many number one singles, including Umbrella, Only Girl, We Found Love, Diamonds, Disturbia, S&M and Work. Her best-selling album is Good Girl Gone Bad, released in 2007, which has sold almost 3 million copies as of 2017.
Who discovered Rihanna?
Evan Rogers, an American record producer, discovered her when she was performing as part of a trio in Barbados. He recorded demo tapes that eventually attracted the attention of Beyoncé’s husband, Jay-Z, who was CEO of the record company Def Jam at the time.
How many awards has Rihanna won, what awards has she won?
The star has won many prestigious awards for her work, which include eight Grammys, the first was for her single Umbrella in 2008 and the most recent was for The Monster in 2015.