Rihanna is popularly known as a Barbadian singer, songwriter, businesswoman, and actress. According to Forbes, Rihanna has a net worth estimated at around $1.7 billion. She is widely regarded as one of the most prominent singers of the 21st century. But how much do you know about the American singer? Let’s find out more about Rihanna’s age and details about her career. Keep reading to find out more.
After signing with Def Jam in 2005, Rihanna soon gained recognition with the release of her first two studio albums, Music of the Sun (2005) and A Girl Like Me (2006), both of which were influenced by Caribbean music and peaked within the top ten on the US Billboard 200 chart. Her third album, Good Girl Gone Bad (2007), incorporated elements of dance-pop and established her status as a major icon in the music industry. The chart-topping single “Umbrella” earned Rihanna her first Grammy Award and catapulted her to global stardom.
Rihanna Biography and Career
Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born on February 20 1988 in Saint Michael, Barbados. She was discovered by American record producer Evan Rogers and was brought to the United States. Here, she recorded demos and finally signed to Rogers’ label.
In 2004, Rihanna was invited by Jay Z and after hearing her demos and a short audition, gave her a six-album record deal. She became a major success after the release of her 2007 album and one of the songs “Umbrella” sold over 8 million copies worldwide. The following year in 2008, she won Best Rap/Song Collaboration.
The following are some of the albums dropped.
- “Rated R” (2009)
- “Loud” (2010)
- “Talk That Talk” (2011)
- “Unapologetic” (2012)
- “Anti” (2016)
The following below are some of her popular songs.
- “Run This Town” (2009) with Jay-Z and Kanye West
- “Love the Way You Lie” (2010) with Eminem
- “Princess of China” (2012) with Coldplay
- “Take Care” (2012) with Drake
- “This Is What You Came For” (2016) with Calvin Harris
The following are some of the awards she has also received.
- 9 Grammy Awards
- 12 Billboard Music Awards
- 13 American Music Awards
- 8 People’s Choice Awards and other major awards.
Rihanna Career Facts
- Is one of the wealthiest female musicians in the world
- Owns 50% of Fenty Beauty
- Fenty Beauty is worth an estimated $1.5 billion
- Rihanna owns 30% of Savage x Fenty lingerie
- Savage x Fenty is worth $1 billion
- Has over 100m followers on Twitter and Instagram
- She has starred in movies such as “Battleship” (2012), “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” (2017), “Ocean’s 8” (2018), and “Guava Island” (2019).
Rihanna Age: How Old Is She?
Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born on February 20 1988 in Saint Michael, Barbados. She is currently 35 years old in 2023.
Who Is Rihanna Married To?
Rihanna has been in several relationships. She began dating American singer Chris Brown in 2007 and ended their relationship in 2009. Rihanna went on to date Canadian rapper Drake. They were in a relationship from 2009 to 2016. In 2017, Rihanna began dating Saudi businessman Hassan Jameel. They split in January 2020. Rihanna is currently in a relationship with American rapper ASAP Rocky.
On February 12, 2023, during the Super Bowl LVII halftime show performance, Rihanna revealed she was pregnant with her second child, becoming the first person to headline a Super Bowl halftime show while pregnant. The two lovers recently welcomed a child.