Rihanna is a name that needs no introduction. She is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, and actress. She is one of the best selling music artists of all time. Because of her talent, she also has won many awards including Grammy awards. Recently, she has celebrated her birthday on 20th February 2020 and she surpasses her net worth from earlier $500 million to $600 million. As of 2020, Rihanna’s net worth is estimated to be $600 million, making her one of the richest singers in the world.
Let’s know more about Rihanna’s personal life, career and some of her famous work
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1. Early Life
Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born on 20th February 1988 in Saint Michael, Barbados. Her mother is a retired accountant and her father was a warehouse supervisor. Rihanna has a total of 5 siblings, out of which two are brothers, two half-sisters and a half-brother.
2. She struggled a lot when she was growing in her childhood
She has faced a hard time as her father was addicted to alcohol and cocaine. Due to this, her health was deteriorating at that time because of the stress about her father’s habit. Her health started to improve after her parents got separated. Rihanna began to sing at the young age of just 7 years old. She didn’t graduate even high school and she focussed on her music career instead of focusing on her studies.
3. Rihanna Career
In 2003, Rihanna has also formed a musical trio with her two classmates. She was discovered by an American record producer in Barbados and he invited Rihanna to his home in the States to record some demo tracks. In the same year itself, Rihanna was signed by Syndicated Rhythm Productions. Jay-Z, the CEO of Def Jam Records has also heard some of her tracks and after listening he was desperate to sign Rihanna.
Signing with Def Jam paved the way to Rihanna’s success you see today. She got dozens of awards like Grammy and platinum. She is not only a good singer, but she is also a good actor and has also played many roles in several films.
4. Some of her famous work
- American Music Awards-Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist (2007, 2008, 2010)
- Barbados Music Awards – Best New Artist (2006)
- Barbados Music Awards – Best Female Artist of the Year (2006)
- Bravo Otto Awards – Super Singer: Female (2011, 2012)
- BRIT Awards – International Female Solo Artist (2011, 2012)
- Canadian Radio Music Awards – International Solo Artist of the Year (2013)
- Grammy Awards – Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (The Monster, 2015)
- Japan Gold Disc Awards – Best New Artist (2006)
Rihanna is one of the most successful singers in the world among others. Since her childhood, she started struggling to grow in her career to reach where she is today. Rihanna has many luxurious mansions in LA, Aspen, and Barbados.
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