Rihanna is a singer, actress, songwriter, fashion designer, and entrepreneur. The singer was born and raised in Barbados. She is one of the most popular singers in the world and one of the wealthiest female self-made billionaires in the world. She is also one of the most bankable female singers in the world alongside fellow singer, Beyonce.
Rihanna’s career in music began when she was first spotted by fellow billionaire rapper, Sean Carter, who is popularly known as Jay Z. Jay Z heard Rihanna’s demo tape and then invited her to the United States for an audition. He was the CEO of Def Jam records at the time. After impressing Jay Z, Rihanna then signed a contract for six albums in 2004. Her musical career had thus begun. One of her most popular hits is the song ‘Umbrella’ and ‘Take a bow’.
Her first studio album ‘Music of the sun’ was released in 2005 and had Jay Z as one of the producers on the album.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty, which is her full name, was born in 1988 in St Michael in Barbados. She is now 34 years old. The singer now resides in the city of Los Angeles in the state of California.
Rihanna Net worth
Rihanna is now the second richest self-made female billionaire in the world and she is second only to media mogul and philanthropist, Oprah Gail Winfrey, who is worth around $3 billion. Rihanna has an estimated net worth of $1.7 billion. The majority of her wealth is however not from her music career. The bulk of it comes from her cosmetic line, Fenty Beauty, which is a partnership between her and a luxury goods entity known as LVMH. The brand is worth around $3 billion and generates around $100 million in revenue per year. Rihanna owns 50% of the brand.
She made over $65 million in 2019 alone.
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Rihanna owns 50% of the cosmetic brand, Fenty Beauty, which is a partnership with LVMH. This brand accounts for the bulk of her wealth, raising her to billionaire status. Her 50% stake is worth around $1.4 billion.
Rihanna also owns 30% of a lingerie line known as Savage X Fenty. Her stake in this brand is worth around $270 million, making up for the remainder of her wealth. Aside from this, she has earnings from her chart-topping songs as well. She also has earnings for her career as an actress.
Rihanna also had a fashion line which was also with LVMH. However, this fashion line had to halt operations in 2021 because the business was not doing well. That however did not stop the other brands from doing well and raking in millions in revenue.
Rihanna has the means to splurge on some of the best vehicles in the world and she has done exactly that. The singer owns a fleet of luxurious vehicles such as Porsche 911 997, Porsche 911 turbo S, Chevrolet Suburban LTZ, Lamborghini Aventador, Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren, and Maybach 57S. These are all luxurious and expensive vehicles owned by the singer.
Rihanna is currently in a relationship with rapper, ASAP Rocky and she is also expecting her child with the rapper.
She was previously was in a relationship with singer, Chris Brown during the early days of her career but the pair broke up after they fought. This incident led to Chris Brown getting arrested for beating her up although Rihanna later admitted she was the first to hit him. She was also rumored to have been in a rapper, Drake. However, as to how true this relationship was cannot be stated at the moment.