Biography of Rihanna, Wiki, Net Worth: Robyn Rihanna Fenty a Barbadian singer, fashion designer, businesswoman, actress, and philanthropist.
Biography of Rihanna
- Born: 20 February 1988 (age 31 years), Saint Michael, Barbados
- Education: Combermere School
- Office: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for Barbados Promoting Education. Tourism and Investment since 2018
- TV shows: Bates Motel, Styled to Rock, MORE
- Awards: MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year,
Rihanna Net Worth
Robyn Rihanna Fenty born on February 20,1988 is a Barbadian singer, businesswoman,fashion designer, actress and philanthropist. Born in Saint Micheal, Barbados, the daughter of accountant Monica and warehouse supervisor Ronald Fenty. She is of Afro-American Barbadian, Afro-Guyanese and Irish descent. She has other siblings and grew up in a three -bedroom bungalow in Bridgetown where she sold clothes with her father in a stall on the street. Her childhood was deeply affected by her father’s acholism and crack cocaine addiction, which contributed to her parents’ strained marriage and this caused some health issues for rihannna as a child but later got improved on her health when her parent finally divorced.
Rhianna attended Charles F. Broome memorial primary school and combermere high school, where she studied alongside with future international cricketers Chris Jordan and Carlos Brathwaite. Rhianna was an army cadet in a sub-military programme, where the singer – songwriter shontelle was her drill sergeant. Although it was her dream to graduate from high school but she choose to pursue a musical career instead.
Rihanna grew up listening to reggae music. In 2003, She formed a musical trio with two of her classmates and was discovered in her home country of Barbados by American record producer Evan Rogers. Rihanna went to roger’s hotel room, where she performed renditions of Destiny’s child’s “Emotion” and Mariah Carey’s “Hero” after which he was impressed and then schedule a second meeting with rihanna’s mother present and then invited rihanna to his hometown in the United States to record some demo tapes that could be sent to record labels.
Rihanna’s demo was shipped out to Def Jam recordings, where Jay Brown, an A&R executive at the record label, was one of the first to listen to her demo. Brown played the demo tape for rapper Jay-Z, who had recently been appointed as president and CEO of Def Jam, after which Jay-Z introduced her to music mogul Antonio “L. A” Reid. After singing with Def Jam, Jay-Z and his team did the A&R for Rihannna’s debut album and spent the next three months recording and completing her debut studio album.
She worked with different producers to complete her debut album with Roger and his partner Carl sturken. In May 2005, her debut single, “Pon de Replay” was released which was chosen as the lead single for her first studio album “Music of the Sun” which was released in August 2005. Rihanna since the beginning of her music career has released other studio album such as A Girl like me (2006), Good girl gone bad (2007), Rated R (2009), Loud (2010), Talk that Talk (2011), Unapologetic (2012) and Anti(2016). Rihanna have also recorded and sang numerous songs with other associate musicians like; Jay-Z, Kanye West, Chris Brown, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Eminem and so many others. Some of her music includes : Diamond, umbrella, shut up and drive, love the way you lie, te amo etc.
Aside from her music career, she is also an actress and have featured and appeared in quite a number of movies such as bring it on : all or nothing (2006), battleship (2012), This is the End (2013), Ocean’s 8 (2018) and others.
Biography of Rihanna
- Achievement /Awards
Rihannna has received numerous awards throughout her career such as 9 Grammy Awards, 12 Billboard music awards, 13 American Music Awards, 8 people’s choice awards, among others. Rihanna received the “ Icon Award “ at the 2013 American Music Awards and the Micheal Jackson video vanguard award at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. She currently hold six Guinness World Records. Rihanna is also a business woman and entrepreneur who is also into endrosments, fashion ,cosmetics etc and also an activist.
- Marriage/ Family / Relationship
In 2008, Rihanna dated Chris Brown. She also dated Drake on -and-off from 2009 to 2016. Also in 2015, Rihanna briefly dated Travis Scott before in 2017 when she started a relationship with Saudi business man Hassan Jameel till date.