Rihanna is a Barbadian singer, entrepreneur, actress and songwriter. Rihanna is one of the best selling digital artists of all time. She has won countless awards including Grammy’s, Brits, MTV awards and World Music Awards among others. What is Rihanna net worth, and how did she make her money?
- Nationality: Barbados
- Date of Birth: February 20, 1988
- Occupation: Musician/Entrepreneur
- Net Worth: $300, Million
Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born on February 20, 1988 in Saint Michael, Barbados. She was born to Ronald Fenty(Father) a warehouse supervisor and Monica Braitwaite(Mother) a retired accountant. Rihanna has two brothers, Rorrey Fenty and Rajad Fenty, and other siblings from her father previous relationship Jamie Fenty(Half Brother), Samantha Fenty(Half sister) and Kandy Fenty(Half Sister).
Due to Rihanna father’s addition to cocaine and alcohol, which eventually led to their divorce when she was just 14 years old. See also: Drake Net Worth ($150 Million) House, and Biography.
Rihanna attended Charles F. Broome Primary School and Combernere High School alongside future England cricketer Chris Jordan and West Indies cricketer Carlos Brartwaite.
Rihanna started dating Chris Brown in 2007, the relationship lasted till 2009 when she was beaten by fellow R&B star in an accident. Chris Brown was duly charged for the assault and was sentenced to 5 years on probation with 180 days of community labor in Virginia.
From 2009 to 2010 Rihanna dated baseball player Matt Kemp. She also dated Canadian rapper Drake, and had a brief stink with Travis Scott.
She has had affairs with Lewis Hamilton, Leonard DiCarprio and Shia LaBeouf. Rihanna is currently in a relationship with Saudi Toyota, heir Hassan Jameel.
Rihanna Career and Path
As a teenager girl Rihanna formed a girl group with two of her friends in 2004.
In 2003, Rihanna met record producer Evan Rogers, through her friends while he was on holiday in Barbados with his wife.
Rihanna traveled with Rogers to his home in Connecticut, to work on her demo album. She made a four-song demo that included “Pon de Replay” which would become her first hit single.
Rihanna officially moved to the United States when she was 16
. She said, “When I left Barbados, I didn’t look back,”. “I wanted to do what I had to do, even if it meant moving to America.”
After impressing in her audition with Def jam Record label, legendary rapper Jay-Z, signed Rihanna on the spot.
Eight months later Rihanna released her debut album, “Music of the Sun”, which reached No. 2 at the Billboard singles chart.
Rihanna followed-up with another album tilted “A Girl Like Me”, in 2006 and included two hit Songs “SOS” and “Unfaithful”.
Rihanna went through a total transformation from being a teen pop singer to sex symbol with her third album “Good Girl Gone Bad”. Her hit single Umbrella earned Rihanna her first Grammy Award.
She has released her fourth album Rated R(2009), her fifth album was titled “Loud”(2010), she did a follow up with her sixth album titled “Talk That Talk”(2011), she dropped her seventh studio album titled “Unapologetic”(2012).
Rihanna eight studio album “Anti” in 2006, she gave Jay-Z’s online streaming site Tidal exclusively feature of the tracks for a week.
Rihanna was labelled as one of the most consistent hit makers in the music industry for her chart-topping Eight albums.
In addition to her music career, Rihanna expanded her creative to Hollywood. Rihanna has featured in films like Battleship(2012), This is the End(2013), Ocean’s 8, where she appeared as an hacker.
She launched her Fenty Beauty make up brand in 2017 and according to reports who covered the sales part, said she made a jaw-dropping $100 million within 40 days. Fenty Beauty by Rihanna is littered around 1,620 stores in 17 countries.
Rihanna also has six different perfumes on her investment list, with her very first fragrance Reb’l Fleur raking up to $80 million in sales in 2011.
In November 2015, Rihanna partnered with Benoit Demouy and launched a beauty and stylist agency called Fr8me.
Rihanna is part owner of Jay-Z’s music streaming company Tidal, alongside the likes of Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Calvin Harris and more. See Also: Ariel Winter Net Worth ($10Million) and Biography
Rihanna Net Worth
She has sold millions of copies of her albums, sold out concert halls, performed in different stages across the world and gone on mega tours.
Rihanna net worth as at 2018 is estimated to be $300 million, making her one of the richest singers in the world.
She created The Believe Foundation in 2006 to help terminally ill children. Rihanna joined H&M for their Fashion Against AIDS campaign, and was the face of the Gucci UNICEF campaign.