12 Interesting Things You Need To Know About
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Rihanna was born on 20 February, 1988, in Saint Michael, Barbados. Her real name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty.
Rihanna's father was an alcoholic who used to physically abuse her mother. Her parents divorced when she was 14 years old.
At the age of 15, Rihanna formed an unnamed musical group with two of her classmates.
In 2005, Rihanna released her debut single, "Pon de Replay." Her song peaked in the T
op 5 in 15 countries and sold over 4 million copies globally.
In August 2005, Rihanna released her debut album, "Music of the Sun." Her album debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified gold.
So far in her musical career, Rihanna has released 8 studio albums, 2 remix albums, and 53 singles as a lead artist.
Rihanna is also the second-best-selling female music artist of all time, with over 250 million records sold worldwide.
Apart from her music career, Rihanna has also appeared in at least 8 movies, including Ocean's 8 and Battleship.
Rihanna has won 9 Grammy Awards, 13 American Music Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, and 6 Guinness World Records.
Rihanna was also named to Time's list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2012 and 2018.
In 2007, Rihanna won Gillette’s Venus Breeze "Celebrity Legs of a Goddess" award. She also reportedly insured her legs for $1 million.
With a net worth of more than $1.4 billion, Rihanna is the richest female musician.
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