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9 November 2011, 15:57
What's Rihanna's surname? How tall is RiRi? What's 'California King Bed' about? Find out the answers to the ten most asked questions on the 'We Found Love' singer.
The 'What's My Name?' singer - who goes by the name 'Rihanna' (or 'RiRi' to her fans) - was born on 20th February 1988 in Barbados and was named Robyn Rihanna Fenty.
It's one of the most commonly searched for Google questions on the Barbados singer. Rihanna cleared up confusion about her height in Fabulous magazine, saying "I'm 5ft 8in and weigh around 9st 7lb". So now you know.
In January 2010 'Umbrella', Rihanna's duet with Jay-Z was voted the best song of the decade at the Barbados Music Awards. Rihanna's first single from her second studio album 'A Girl Like Me' produced her first US No.1 hit 'SOS'. She has also had US number one hits with 'Umbrella', 'Take a Bow', 'Disturbia' and 'Don't Stop the Music', 'Rude Boy', 'Only Girl (In the World)', 'What's My Name?', 'S&M' and 'We Found Love'.
Rihanna was born on 20th February 1988, making her a Pisces.
Rihanna told Capital FM: "It's talking about being this close to someone yet feeling so far away, like falling out of love."
Rihanna told Fabulous magazine: "A lot of hard work and a lot of running on the treadmill. Cardio is the key. I have a personal trainer who travels with me if we have a big event coming up. I work out every day but I need a trainer to motivate me – I don’t find it much fun working out on my own."
The 'We Found Love' singer reveals: "My bum, and I keep working at it as I want it to be perfect. It makes my clothes look good – and guys like it!" If you're wondering what Rihanna doesn't like about her body: "My legs. I'm insecure about them. Everyone wants to have slim, perfectly-toned legs and I'm the same. I do weights but I don’t want my legs to bulk up so I do a lot of cardio." Picture: Facebook
As of 9th November 2011 Rihanna Has 14 tattoos. These include: music notes (on foot), a Pisces sign (behind right ear), a Sanskrit prayer (on hip), a star (behind left ear), Arabic script meaning 'Freedom In God' (on her rib cage), a skull (on left ankle), stars (from hairline travelling down neck - pictured), the word 'Love' (on middle finger of left hand), the word 'Shhh' (on right index finger), the Roman numericals of her best friend and manager's birth date (on left shoulder), a tribal tattoo (on wrist and thumb), a small gun (on rib cage), the words 'Rebelle Fleur', meaning 'rebellious flower' (on her neck), and the words 'Never A Failure, Always A Lesson' (written backwards above her chest so she can see the motto every time she looks in the mirror).
Rihanna's very first single was 2005 worldwide hit 'Pon de Replay', from her debut album 'Music of the Sun'. Picture: Splash
Rihanna's dog Oliver is a poodle and he lives with RiRi and her best friend Melissa. Rihanna says: "Oh my gosh, he is adorable but he is very bad. He knows how much I love my clothes and if he is upset with me he will go and pee really close to them."