Famous American Singer, Actress, Fashion Designer and Social Activist.
Who Is Rihanna
Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a famous singer, actress and fashion designer. Rihanna’s debut album “Music of the Sun” released in 2005. Rihanna produced her best songs “Pon de Replay” and “SOS” big commercial success. Rihanna’s most famous album “Good Girl Gone Bad (2007)” entitled her fame and eminence across the board. She has won voluminous awards including Grammy Awards and American Music Awards.
Birth Place and Early life of Rihanna
Rihanna (Robyn Rihanna Fenty) was born on February 20, 1988, in Saint Michael, Barbados, to Ronald Fenty and Monica Braithwaite. Rihanna has two siblings, her two younger brothers Rorrey Fenty and Rajad Fenty. Rihanna struggled a lot because of her father’s drug addiction. Rihanna’s childhood was deeply afflicted by her parent’s marital problems. Rihanna suffered a lot after her parents had divorced when she was only 14 years old. She attended Charles F. Broome Memorial Primary School and Combermere High School. She formed a musical group with two of her classmates and started singing.
Singing Career of Rihanna
Rihanna, at the age of 15 met Evan Rogers, music producer, who was on vacations in Barbados with his wife. Rihanna’s singing impressed Roger and She moved to New York with Rogers to record some demo tapes. The demo tapes were distributed to different record labels in 2004.The legendary rapper Jay-Z called Rihanna for the audition at Def Jam Records. Rihanna’s thrilling voice enchanted the Jay-Z and others in the audition hall and ultimately She signed a six-album record deal with the Def Jam Records. Rihanna’s debut album released in August 2005 with the name of “Music of the Sun”, that peaked at number ten on the Billboard 200 and over two million copies were sold worldwide. The album was awarded along with the gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Rihanna’s second album “A Girl Like Me” was released in April 2006. The album’s lead single “SOS” reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Rihanna’s third album “Good Girl Gone Bad” released in 2007, its lead single “Umbrella” topped the Billboard singles chart. Her fourth album” Rated R” released in November 2009, earned a big commercial success for Rihanna. In 2010, Album “Loud” was another commercial success of Rihanna. “Talk that Talk” was the Rihanna’s sixth studio album, released in 2011. The album lead single “We Found Love” featuring DJ Calvin Harris won the Grammy Award 2013 for best short form music video. In 2012, Rihanna’s seventh studio album, Unapologetic, was released. The album peaked at number one on US Billboard 200.
Filmography of Rihanna
Rihanna has also worked in famous movies listed below;
Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006)
Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012)
This Is the End (2013)
Who Is Rihanna’s Boyfriend:
In 2006, rumors spin around about the relationship of Rihanna and her mentor Jay-Z, but both Rihanna and Jay-Z rejected the allegations. Rihanna again became the focus of media thunderstorm when she was beaten by her then-boyfriend Chris Brown in an Award Show. Chris Brown was arrested and charged with assault and making criminal threats to Rihanna. Rihanna had also dated baseball star Matt Kemp and Canadian rapper Drake.
Religion and faith of Rihanna
Rihanna is Christian by her belief and stated that she reads Bible and believes in God.
Inspirations and Influences
Rihanna is much inspired from Madonna. She also named Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston as her Idols and major influences.
Rihanna in Fashion Industry
Rihanna’s first fashion range for Armani started in 2011. Rihanna was also selected as the new face of Dior in March 2015 and became the first black face of the Dior.
Rihanna as a Philanthropist
In 2006, Rihanna established “Believe Foundation” to help terminally ill children. She has also worked to help raise awareness and combat HIV/AIDS. Rihanna arranged shows and concert to collect funds for different charities.
Tours of Rihanna
- Rihanna: Live in Concert Tour (2006)
- Good Girl Gone Bad Tour (2007–2009)
- Last Girl on Earth Tour (2010–2011)
- Loud Tour (2011)
- Diamonds World Tour (2013)
- The Monster Tour (with Eminem) (2014)
Rihanna’s Net worth
US $90 million (est. 2013)
Music Albums of Rihanna
- 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)
Height, Weight, Star and Physical stats of Rihanna
|Height||5 ft 8 in or 173 cm|
|Weight||56 kg or 123.5 pounds|
|Boyfriends||Chris Brown, Matt Kemp (baseball player) Drake (Actor, Singer)|
|Measurements||34-24-36 in or 87-61-91.5 cm|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|Shoe Size||9 (US)|
|Personal Trainer||Harley Pasternak|
Favorite TV Programs – Entourage
Favorite Food – Callaloo and Jerk Chicken of Barbados and Cheescake
Favorite Fashion Designers – Zac Posen and Dsquared
Favorite Song – “On A Girl Like Me, We Ride”
Favorite Bands – Paramore
Favorite Colors – Pink, Red, Black
Cars of Rihanna – Porsche 997 turbo & Chevrolet Suburban LTZ
Writer: Angela Diaz!
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