Born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, on February 20, 1988, in Barbados, Rihanna signed with Def Jam records at age 16 and in 2005 released her first album Music of the Sun, which sold more than two million copies worldwide. She went on to release more albums and an array of hit songs, including “Unfaithful,” “Umbrella,” “Disturbia,” “Take a Bow,” “Diamonds” and “We Found Love.” A global pop star with an unrelentingly edgy image, Rihanna has also won multiple industry accolades, including Grammys and MTV awards.
Rihanna is a Barbadian singer, fashion designer, actress, and businesswoman, who has been recognized for embracing various musical styles and reinventing her image throughout her career.
MEANING OF RIHANNA: The name Rihanna means Great Queen and is of Irish origin. Rihanna is a name that’s been used by parents who are considering baby names for girls.
Variant of the name RHIANNA. Robyn Rihanna Fenty (Rihanna), singer from Barbados.
NET WORTH OF RIHANNA:
Rihanna is the world’s richest female musician — from yachting trips on the French Riviera to a staff that includes a chef and personal trainers, see how she spends her $600 million fortune.
With an estimated net worth of $600 million, Rihanna, 31, is the world’s richest female musician, reported Natalie Robehmed of Forbes.
That level of wealth puts her a long ways from her childhood. “When I was younger, I couldn’t afford everything, but a pair of Timberlands: That was my Dior,” Rihanna told T: The New York Times Style Magazine. “And I had to save my money for a whole school year to get those Timberlands that I wanted, and I did it.”
It’s a determined attitude that helped the singer get to where she is today. Her fortune isn’t just from her music — she’s been able to grow it through brand partnerships and her own product lines.
While she’s known to splurge on beauty, fashion, and vacations, Rihanna prioritizes spending money on others, whether it’s her family or those in need. She’s heavily involved in charity work and was named Harvard’s humanitarian of the year in 2017, reported Kelly Lawler for USA Today.