Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman who is known for embracing various musical styles and reinventing her image throughout her career. Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, Barbados, Rihanna moved to the US in 2005 when she signed with Def Jam. She earned significant recognition following the release of her first two studio albums, Music of the Sun and A Girl like Me, both of which were influenced by Caribbean music and peaked within the top ten of the US Billboard 200 chart. Rihanna's third album, Good Girl Gone Bad, which incorporated elements of dance-pop, catapulted her to greater stardom, establishing her status as a sex symbol and a leading figure in the music industry. Its international chart-topping single "Umbrella" earned Rihanna her first Grammy Award, winning Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.
|Born:||Robyn Rihanna Fenty, February 20, 1988, Saint Michael, Barbados|
|Occupation:||Singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman|
|Organization:||Clara Lionel Foundation, Fenty Beauty, Fenty|
|Net worth:||US$600 million (2019 estimate)|
|Website:||Rihanna's Official site|
|Twitter:||Rihanna's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Rihanna's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Rihanna's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Rihanna's Youtube channel|
|Rotten Tomatoes:||Rihanna's Rotten Tomatoes|
Pop and R&B singer who released her debut album, Music of the Sun, in 2005, then had her big breakthrough with the 2007 album Good Girl Gone Bad, which featured the #1 hit "Umbrella." Her 2012 album Unapologetic reached #1 on the Billboard 200. Across her career, she has sold over 230 million records and singles worldwide.
She would sell clothes in a street stall with her dad, who was addicted to crack cocaine. She started singing when she was seven years old and listened to reggae as a child.
She won her first Grammy Award, for "Umbrella," in 2008, then went on to win two more, for "Run This Town," in 2010. Her other Grammy-winning songs include "Only Girl (In the World)," "All of the Lights," "We Found Love," and "The Monster."
She was raised by her Barbadian and Guyanese parents, Ronald and Monica Fenty, alongside her two younger brothers, Rorrey and Rajad. In 2017, she began dating businessman Hassan Jameel. She previously dated rapper Drake and baseball player Matt Kemp.
She dated Chris Brown off and on, however the relationship ended after he assaulted her during a widely publicized domestic dispute.
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