Rihanna has an estimated net worth of $160 million.
Her music evolves mainly between R&B and pop. She has released six studio albums and two albums of remixes since the beginning of her career in 2005.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born in Barbados, in the parish of Saint Michael, she is the daughter of Ronald and Monica Fenty. Rihanna has 2 younger brothers, Rorrey and Rajad Fenty. Her parents divorced when she was 14 years old. Her mother is a native of the Republic of Guyana. Her father is of Barbadian and Irish origin. She said her childhood had been overshadowed by her father’s addiction to cocaine, marijuana and alcohol. The girl also received insults from her peers because of her skin less black than the others. With a passion for music, Rihanna often sings by listening to reggae. In 2003, she met producer Evan Rogers, while participating in a singing competition. Seduced, he decides to make her record a demo of 4 songs in New York. Soon after, Jay-Z signed her on Def Jam, the label he directed at the time.
In 2005, Rihanna released her first studio album, Music of the Sun, from which was released the single Pon de Replay. The album peaked in the top 10 on the Billboard 200. Almost a year later, she released her second studio album A Girl Like Me (i 2006), which landed her in the top 5. Her third album, Good Girl Gone Bad, was released in May 2007 with “Umbrella,” “Don’t Stop the Music,” and “Disturbia” served as the top singles of the album. The latter is nominated nine times at the Grammy Awards, winning the best rap / song collaboration for “Umbrella.” Her fourth studio album Rated R (2009), contains the songs “Russian Roulette,” “Te Amo” and “Rude Boy” and is her best selling album to date. Loud (2010) is her fifth studio album, followed by the sixth studio album Talk That Talk (2011).
Rihanna released her seventh studio album, Unapologetic, in November 2012. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 with over 238,000 units sold in the first week, marking Rihanna’s first number one album in the country (US).
Her eighth studio album, Anti was released on January 28, 2016, exclusively through streaming service Tidal. The album peaked at number one on the US Billboard 200, becoming Rihanna’s second number one and eighth top ten charting album. The album’s lead single “Work” featuring Drake, ranked number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
Rihanna has received numerous awards and honors, including one that has been voted one of the most influential people in the world by TIME Magazine in 2012. According to Forbes Magazine, renowned for its rankings, Rihanna is the fourth most powerful personality in the world in 2012.
Riri also has beauty and fashion endorsement deals with companies like CoverGirl, Gucci, and Clinique. She is also an actress and a philanthropist. Her organization, The Believe Foundation, benefits terminally ill children around the world.
Rihanna has worked very hard to reach her fortune of $160 million dollars, and she is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon.