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Birthdate of Rihanna

Last Updated : 22 Sep, 2023
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Famous Barbadian singer Robyn Rihanna Fenty who is popularly known as ‘Rihanna’ was born on 20 February 1988 in Saint Michael, Barbados. Alongside being a successful singer, she is also an actress, fashion designer, and businesswoman. Her beauty brand Fenty Beauty is quite renowned and popular. Her single title ‘Umbrella’ got her first prestigious Grammy Award. Along with the birthdate of Rihanna, let’s get to know more details about her in this article. 

Early Life of Rihanna:

Born to accountant Monica and warehouse supervisor Ronald Fenty, Rihanna had a disturbing childhood due to her alcoholic and drug addict father who was also involved in domestic violence against her mother, which led to the separation of her parents. She has two brothers and two step-sisters. Growing up Rihanna faced some health issues. She would have severe headaches for which she even went through CT Scan and doctors allegedly believed that she had a tumor. Although, the issue improved as she grew up. She allegedly faced similar issues like physical abuse by her boyfriend Chirs Brown. 

Rihanna did her schooling at Charles F. Broome Memorial Primary School and Combermere School. She had been in a sub-military program as an army cadet when she was 11 years old.

Rihanna – Beginning of Musical Career and Rise: 

The singing star although, as a child, she listened to Caribbean music alongside American hip-hop. She began enjoying singing in her high school days and formed a group of a trio with her classmates and won a talent show.

Rihanna made her debut single with the song titled ‘Pon de Replay’ in the year 2005 in her debut album named ‘Music of the Sun’, which caught the attention of international music lovers for her and started trending among top songs in several countries. The song was released with her middle name ‘Rihanna’ which she is still famous with.

This chance of getting her music album released was given by the United States-based music director Evan Rogers. She began to step on the stairs of success with each release and some of her hit music albums include, ‘A Girl Like Me’, ‘Good Girl Gone Bad’, ‘Rated R’, and ‘Loud’.

Rihanna – Influencer, Businesswoman, and Actress:

Apart from being a successful singer, Rihanna is a fashion influencer, businesswoman, and actress as well. She has a huge fan following across the world in billions. Rihanna made her debut as a businesswoman by releasing her first fragrance named ‘Reb’l Fleur’ in the year 2011. After this, she released a range of fragrances in the following years. Her success in the industry made her launch her own cosmetics brand named ‘Fenty Beauty’ in 2017 and ‘Fenty’ in 2019.

She made her debut as an actress in the year 2006 with a cameo role in the movie ‘Bring It On: All or Nothing’. Then she appeared in Battleship, Home, Bates Motel, Valerian, and the City of a Thousand Planets.

Rihanna – Awards, Recognitions, Activism, and Philanthropy:

Rihanna’s collections of achievements include over 9 Grammy Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, 13 American Music Awards, 8 People’s Choice Awards, etc. She also has six Guinness World Records after her name. She has a Believe Foundation that helps terminally ill children and as well as she has been doing several events to create awareness about issues like HIV/AIDS. The singer is a vocal advocate of LGBTQ and citizen rights.

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