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10 February 2022, 14:58
RiRi is a global success thanks to big songs including ‘Diamonds’, 'Umbrella’ and ‘Only Girl’ - but do you really know everything about her? Here’s the basic facts you should know including her birthday and where she’s from.
Making a name for herself as a fashion and beauty mogul with her brand Fenty, and of course, having mega hit songs to brag about including ‘Don’t Stop The Music’ and ‘Diamonds’ - you’d be forgiven for not knowing simple facts such as her age, birthday and real name.
This includes her real name, age and birthday, net worth, dating history and much more:
Known worldwide as Rihanna, or RiRi, many are surprised to learn her real name is actually Robyn Rihanna Fenty. It’s believed her friends and family refer to her using her real name Robyn.
Rihanna will be 34 years old on February 20th. She was born in 1988 and her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Rihanna was born in Saint Michael, Barbados, where she returns to as often as she can to see her friends and family.
However, the soon-to-be mum has a number of properties she owns to live in on her travels across the world. It’s believed she owns a home in London, LA and Beverley Hills. She also owns a property in her home of Barbados.
Rihanna is blessed with height at 5ft 8in, or 1.73m.
Rihanna's dad is Ronald Fenty and her mum, Monica Braithwaite. Her parents divorced when she was a teen after having three children together. Rihanna has two younger brothers, Rajad and Rorrey Fenty.
Rihanna busted on to the scene in May 2005 with her debut single ‘Pon de Replay’ and was an instant hit across the globe. After that, it was just tune after tune for RiRi.
Some of her biggest songs include ‘Umbrella’, ‘Diamonds’, ‘Only Girl’, ‘Disturbia’ and ‘Rude Boy’ to name but a few.
Rihanna has a total of eight albums to her name too and fans are expecting her to release number nine very soon.
As one of the biggest pop stars in the world, everyone is keen to work with her on their music too.
Rihanna has come along way since the beginning of her career in 2005 as she finds herself just behind Oprah Winfrey in the highest earning female entertainment category.
In fact, RiRi has done so well for herself, she now has a billion-pound net worth. Rihanna is said to be worth £1.2billion.
That’s right, not just content with dominating music, fashion and beauty, she’s also had many roles in movies. This includes Bring It On: All Or Nothing, Battleship, Annie and also Ocean’s Eight.
RiRi has had some high profile relationships as her ex-boyfriend list include Chris Brown, Drake, baseball player Matt Kemp and Travis Scott.
Other past romances include Hassan Jameel and there were even reports she once dated Leonardo DiCaprio.
The couple finally took their friendship to the next level in 2020 with the rapper even declaring Rihanna is ‘The One’ in a recent magazine interview.