Robyn Rihanna Fenty ( /riˈænə/ ree-AN-ə; born February 20, 1988, Barbados called St. Michael) is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, fashion designer, actress and businesswoman, who became a worldwide star in the early 21st century, known for her distinctive and versatile voice and for her fashionable appearance. She was also known for her beauty and fashion lines.


Rihanna

Rihanna
Rihanna

Birth Name Robyn Rihanna Fenty
Birth Date / Age February 20, 1988 (age 31)
Zodiac sign Pisces
Birth Place Saint Michael, Barbados
Residence London, England
Hometown Bridgetown, Barbados.
Nationality Barbadian
Citizenship British, American
Gender Female
Other Names
  • Badgal Riri
Spouse(s) Not married
Children 0
Relationship Status Dating
Partner(s)
  • Negus Sealy (2001-2003)
  • Chris Brown (2007-2013)
  • Josh Hartnett (2007)
  • Drake (2010)
  • Ryan Phillippe (2011-2012)
  • Asap Rocky (2013)
  • Karim Benzema (2015)
  • Hassan Jameel (2017 – present)
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • performer
  • businesswoman
  • fashion designer
  • actress
  • model
Organization
  • Clara Lionel Foundation
  • Fenty
  • Fenty Beauty
Net Worth $600 Million
Musical Career
Origin Saint Michael, Barbados
Genres
  • R&B
  • pop
  • hip hop
  • reggae
  • dance
Instruments
  • Vocals
Years Active 2003 – present
Labels
  • Roc Nation
  • Def Jam
  • SRP
  • Westbury Road
Associated acts
  • Jay-Z
  • Chris Brown
  • Drake
  • Eminem
  • Kanye West
Personal
Parents
  • Monica Braithwaite (Mother)
  • Ronald Fenty (Father)
Relatives
  • Rorrey Fenty
  • Rajad Fenty
Favorites
  • Pink, Red, Black, Green (colors)
  • Bob Marley (Artist)
Physical Stats
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm, 1.73 m)
Weight 132 lbs (60 kg)
Measurements 34-24-36
Eye Colour Green
Hair Colour Dark Brown (Natural), Black.
Religion Christian
Languages
  • English
School
  • Charles F. Broome Memorial Primary School
  • Combermere High School
Educational Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Education certificate
Contacts
Telephone/Mobile No n/a
eMail
  • n/a
Social Media Handles
Social rihanna
rihanna
badgalriri
https://youtube.com/channel/UCcgqSM4YEo5vVQpqwN-MaNw
Website
Website rihannanow.com

Early Life

Rihanna was born on February 20, 1988, in St. Michael Parish on the Caribbean island of Barbados. She is the eldest of three children born to Monica Fenty, an accountant, and Ronald Fenty, a warehouse supervisor. Rihanna's childhood was marred by her father's struggles with addictions to alcohol and crack cocaine and her parents' marital problems—they divorced when she was 14 years old.

Rihanna also struggled with crippling headaches for several years during her childhood, a condition she attempted to hide from her friends and classmates so that they would not think she was abnormal.

Career

As a child, she listened to Caribbean music, such as reggae, as well as American hip-hop and R&B. She especially enjoyed singing and won a high-school talent show with a rendition of a Mariah Carey song. About the same time, she started a girl group with two friends, and in 2004 she attracted the attention of Evan Rogers, an American record producer. He helped Fenty record a demo that led to an audition with the rapper Jay-Z, who at the time headed the Def Jam record label, and he soon signed the budding vocalist. For her professional career, she adopted her middle name, Rihanna.

Domestic violence

In early 2009 Rihanna was beaten by her boyfriend, fellow R&B star Chris Brown, in an incident that was widely covered by tabloid news and gossip blogs. Following their separation, he was convicted of assault. The album that followed later that year, Rated R, much of which she co-wrote, was marked by icily stark production and brooding lyrics that touched on revenge. Although her sales declined somewhat, she scored another major hit with “Rude Boy.”

Rihanna returned to less-portentous fare on the dance-friendly Loud (2010). In early 2011 the album’s sexually provocative single “S&M” became her 10th number one Billboard hit—which made her, at age 23, the youngest artist ever to reach that milestone. Included in the total were prominent collaborations with hip-hop artists T.I. and Eminem that appeared on albums of theirs; many felt her vocals on the latter’s “Love the Way You Lie” (2010) lent resonance to the song’s depiction of an abusive relationship.

Quick facts

  • Pop star Rihanna has made a fortune from Fenty Beauty, the makeup brand she co-owns with luxury goods group LVMH.
  • Fenty, which was founded in September 2017, generated an estimated $570 million in revenue last year.
  • In May 2019 she and LVMH announced a new fashion house called Fenty, which will be based in Paris.
  • She also owns Savage X Fenty lingerie line with Los Angeles-based online fashion firm TechStyle Fashion Group.
  • The Barbados native overcame hardships including an abusive addict father and a well-publicized assault by Chris Brown.

Songs

  • American Oxygen (2015)
  • As Real as You and Me (2015)
  • Birthday Cake (2011)
  • Bitch Better Have My Money (2015)
  • Breakin' Dishes (2007)
  • California King Bed (2010)
  • Cheers (Drink To That) (2010)
  • Close To You (2016)
  • Cockiness (Love It) (2011)
  • Cold Case Love (2009)
  • Complicated (2010)
  • Consideration (2016)
  • Dancing in the Dark (2015)
  • Desperado (2016)
  • Diamonds (2012)
  • Disturbia (2008)
  • Do Ya Thang (2011)
  • Don't Stop the Music (2007)
  • Drunk on Love (2011)
  • Fading (2010)
  • Farewell (2011)
  • Fire Bomb (2009)
  • FourFiveSeconds (2015)
  • G4L (2009)
  • Get It Over With (2012)
  • Good Girl Gone Bad (2007)
  • Goodnight Gotham (2015)
  • Half Of Me (2012)
  • Hard (2009)
  • Hate That I Love You (2007)
  • Higher (2016)
  • James Joint (2015)
  • Jump (2012)
  • Kiss It Better (2016)
  • Lost In Paradise (2012)
  • Love on the Brain (2016)
  • Love The Way You Lie (Part II) (2010)
  • Love Without Tragedy / Mother Mary (2012)
  • Loveeeeeee Song (2012)
  • Mad House (2009)
  • Man Down (2010)
  • Needed Me (2016)
  • Never Ending (2016)
  • No Love Allowed (2012)
  • Nobody's Business (2012)
  • Numb (2012)
  • Only Girl (In The World) (2010)
  • Photographs (2009)
  • Phresh Off The Runway (2012)
  • Pon De Replay (2005)
  • Pour It Up (2012)
  • Raining Men (2010)
  • Red Lipstick (2011)
  • Rehab (2007)
  • Right Now (2012)
  • Roc Me Out (2011)
  • Rockstar 101 (2009)
  • Rude Boy (2009)
  • Russian Roulette (2009)
  • S&M (2010)
  • S.O.S. (Rescue Me) (2006)
  • Same Ol' Mistakes (2016)
  • Sex With Me (2016)
  • Shut Up And Drive (2007)
  • Skin (2010)
  • Sledgehammer (2016)
  • Unfaithful (2006)
  • Umbrella (2007)
  • Take A Bow (2008)
  • Te Amo (2009)
  • Wait Your Turn (2009)
  • Stupid In Love (2009)
  • What's My Name? (2010)
  • Who's That Chick? (2010)
  • Watch n' Learn (2011)
  • Talk That Talk (2011)
  • We Found Love (2011)
  • Where Have You Been (2011)
  • You Da One (2011)
  • Stay (2012)
  • What Now (2012)
  • Towards the Sun (2015)
  • Woo (2016)
  • Work (2016)

Selected filmography

  • 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)

Tours

Headlining tours

  • Rihanna: Live in Concert (2006)
  • Good Girl Gone Bad Tour (2007–2009)
  • Last Girl on Earth Tour (2010–2011)
  • Loud Tour (2011)
  • Diamonds World Tour (2013)
  • Anti World Tour (2016)

Co-headlining tours

  • The Monster Tour (with Eminem) (2014)

Promotional tours

  • A Girl's Night Out (2008; a series of charity concerts to benefit the “Believe Foundation”)
  • 777 Tour (2012; in support of her seventh studio album Unapologetic)