Rihanna – Biography and Family
Rihanna is a Barbadian. Passionate Singer & Songwriter, she was born on February 20, 1988 in Saint Michael, Barbados. In 2003, while Rihanna was just 15 years old, she entered very first time in music industry by recording demo songs under the guidance of Evan Rogers. After this she never looked back and in year 2005 she got the launch pad after release of studio album “Music of the Sun”. It was followed to “A Girl Like Me” in year 2006.
She has been emerged as a Sex Symbol when she produced her 3rd studio album Good Girl Gone Bed in year 2007. Rihanna won her 1st Grammy Award in year 2008 with Jay Z for Best Rap / Sung Collaboration in Umbrella. Soon she was acknowledged as a pop icon after releasing 4 platinum certified awards consecutively.
With record worldwide sales exceeding two hundred million, Rihanna has become one of the best-selling artists of all time. Over the period of time Rihanna has been awarded with number of awards such as
– 8 Grammy Awards,
– 12 American Music Awards,
– 12 Billboard Music Awards,
– 2 Brit Awards and
– the inaugural Icon Award at the American Music Awards of 2013
– Fashion Icon Lifetime Achievement Award from the CFDA
Prior to this in year 2012 Forbes ranked her 4th most powerful celebrity and was named one of Time’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” after that year.
Going back to her early life, Rihanna grew up in the city of Bridgetown, Barbados. Her mother was a retired accountant and her father was a supervisor in warehouse. She grew up by selling with her father in a stall on the street. In her childhood Rihanna went through a lot of CT Scans for the scrutinizing headaches she suffered. Her childhood was deeply affected due to strained relationship of her parents.
Rihanna Net Worth in 2017 – $160 million
According to reliable sources such as go banking rates, the estimated net worth of Rihanna is $160 million on her 28th birthday. Rihanna has also been featured in several fashion magazines including Vogue and Vibe which have brought in a lot of money. Her other profitable associations includes Cover Girl, Clinique, Gucci and Christian Dior. The songstress has also collaborated with luxury fashion brands like Armani, Puma and Manolo Blank.
Rihanna – Education
Rihanna completed her schooling along with another two famous future personalities – England Cricketer Chris Jordan and West Indies Cricketer Kraigg Brathwaite. Later on she chooses to pursue a musical career.
Rihanna – Business Model
Rihanna is a co-owner, with various other music artists, in the music streaming service. She has launched a beauty and stylist agency named Fr8me along with Benoit Demouy. Rihanna has also introduced some fragrances which have also become very popular among the crowd. Rihanna has participated in various commercial campaigns. In year 2013, Rihanna had become part of Budweiser’s global campaign “Made for Music”.
Rihanna – Assets (Cars, House & Others)
Rihanna was staying at her Los Angeles home which she sold in December 2011 for $5.03 million. This home was of 8520 square-foot which is located in estate called the Platinum Triangle in the Beverly Hills. Post this; Rihanna purchased the lavish, royal and luxurious Pacific Palisades mansion on the month of August, 2012. The massive 11000 sq. ft. mansion is cost her $12 million USD.
The singer also owns a classy sixth generation Porsche 911 (Type 997) turbo sports car. Also, she is a proud owner of America’s most trusted car models, the Chevrolet Suburban LTZ.
Rihanna – Latest news
Rihanna would have a major role in the upcoming and most awaited Luc Besson film – Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, which is scheduled for release in current year 2017. Prior to this in year 2016, Rihanna joined the all female spin off of the Ocean’s Eleven Franchise, called Ocean’s Eight. Also, she is set to play the role of Marion Crane in the fifth and final season of Bates Motel.
Even though born in a very common family the extreme talented Rihanna is very successful & popular in very short period of time. The big hearted Rihanna always supports for good causes through Feeding America, Red Cross, Grammy Foundation etc. The Singer, Writer, Actress & Business women is also very much famous & attracted because of her beauty.