Music makes things easy in any situation & musicians like Rihanna serve as sweet addiction. Whether you want to party hard or lose yourself within the lyrics, Rihanna’s style always serves right. She is a Barbadian singer, actor, fashion designer & actress who has won hearts, fame & a colossal fortune starting at an early age. Her voice insists you to adore her. Today, lets know more about Rihanna’s life & net worth as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Rihanna was born as Robyn Rihanna Fenty on February 20, 1988, in Barbados. She is the daughter of a warehouse supervisor named Ronald Fenty. Her mother, Monica is of Afro-Guyanese descent & is a former accountant. Rihanna grew up with two brothers.
She also has siblings from her father’s previous wives. She suffered from severe headaches in her childhood because of the cocaine & alcohol her father was addicted to. It affected her mental health and also her parents’ marriage.
When Rihanna was 14, her parents divorced which somehow had a positive impact on her health. She started singing at the age of seven. She did her schooling from F. Broome Memorial Primary and Combermere High school. Instead of going for graduation, Rihanna chose music as her career.
Rihanna had been in a relationship with singer Chris Brown. It was reported back in 2009 that she suffered from domestic violence. Brown was ordered probation for five years & had to stay fifty yards away from Rihanna. Rihanna had a brief affair with Matt Kemp from 2009-2010 and also with Canadian rapper, Drake. She reunited with Chris Brown in 2013 only to break up again.
Rihanna is now in a relationship with Hassan Jameel, the Saudi Toyota heir. Rihanna is a spiritual person and has a strong faith in God.
Career Awards & Nominations:
Rihanna started her career at the age of sixteen by signing a contract with DefJam recordings. ‘Music of the Sun’ was her debut album launched in 2005. It was a massive success as it was ranked No. 10 on the Billboard 200 selling over 2 million copies.
Next in line was ‘A Girl Like Me’ which too gained huge commercial success. With Kanye West and other singers, Rihanna traveled to many countries on a concert titled the ‘Glow in the Dark Tour.’ In the coming years, she gave more chart-topping albums revamping her style & setting a unique image of herself. The year 2010 saw her super-hit album ‘Loud’ and in 2011 came ‘Talk That Talk’ securing No. 3 at US Billboard 200. “Unapologetic” came in 2012 featuring international hits ‘Stay’ and ‘Diamonds.’ The latest one of her albums is titled ‘Home’ and was released in 2015.
Other than being a music star, Rihanna has also done some brief roles in movies like ‘This is the End’ in 2013, ‘Annie’ in 2014 and ‘Home’ in 2015. She is also a business girl who owns ‘Tidal’ a music streaming company along with other music artists.
She has achieved a lot in terms of honorary Awards including eight Grammy Awards and 14 Billboard Music Awards out of 46 Nominations. She had managed to be listed in Guinness World Records with- The Best Selling Digital Artist in U.S (2012), Female Artist Having most number-one singles in the year 2010 in the U.S (2010), and also for Most Consecutive years of UK No. 1 singles (2011).
Net Worth & Earnings:
Rihanna is a megastar who has sold over 210 million tracks worldwide and over 54 million albums. She was listed as the most influential personalities in 2013, earning $53 million on an annual basis. As of 2018, Rihanna’s total net worth is up to $285 million owing to her career in music and other ventures like fashion designing, acting, business, and philanthropy. She released a fragrance “Reb’l Fleur” in January 2011 earning over $80 million by its awesome sale.
Rihanna has a luxurious collection of cars including Mercedes Benz, Mini Cooper, Jaguar, Porsche, and Lamborghini. Rihanna’s residential property is worth $15 million which she bought in 2015 in the New York City.
Rihanna’s wealth is a reflection of her hard work and dedication. Her name will be written on silver pages of western music history as she has helped music evolve with the changing world. Her quirky style & fashion sense serve as an attractive visual to her exceptional talent.