The 33-year Barbadian singer Robyn Rihanna Fenty with an internet worth of 1.7 billion dollars is a billionaire. This makes her the wealthiest female musician in the world and the second rich female entertainer after Oprah Finley. Not only is she an amazing pop star, but is also a great actress, fashion designer, and hard-working businesswoman.
Music Career: Her music career started in 2005 when her first two albums ‘Music Of The Sun’ and ‘A Girl Like Me’ rose to top ten on the US Billboard 200 chart. Since then, Rihana’s songs have always been a hit. With sales of over 250 million records worldwide during her era from 2007 to 2016, she ended up winning nine Grammys, 13 American Music Awards, and 12 Billboard Music Awards. After Forbes ranked Rihanna amongst the top ten highest-paid celebrities in 2012 and 2014, she knew her celebrity status would be of even more help in humanitarian causes and entrepreneurial adventures.
Humanitarian Causes: Time named her among the 100 most influential celebrities in 2012 and 2018 due to her active involvement in protests and marches. She has displayed her disagreement with an act that declined rights for the LBTQ community, she also released a video that called for action against police brutality that black Americans have been facing for decades. Rihanna has never been hesitant to express her political views, when Donald Trump became the president, she attended the women's march and openly criticised his immigration policies.
Here Are Top 8 Most Scandalous Moments In Rhianna’s Life
Smoking Weed And Sharing It To The World
Riri has openly supported 420 – the international celebration for weed. Sharing her pictures multiple times on instagram, many argue that she might not be a good role model for young girls as she claims she is. She has publicly mentioned being no stranger to the usage of marijuana.
Being Banned From Instagram For Nudity
Back in 2014, Riri was banned from Instagram when she shared a nude photo of herself to her feed. She has always been very comfortable in her own skin and confident about her body.
When She Friend-Zoned Drake
On the 2016 VMAs Drake publicly expressed his love for Rhianna on stage. After presenting Rhianna with the the Vanguard award he tried to give her a peck on the lips but Riri gave him the cheek, even after that he tried to kiss her on the lips again. That moment was very awkward.
When She Gave Chris Brown A Second Chance
On the show with Oprah Rhianna said that even though Chris Brown physically assaulted her and she was bruised, her main concern was to check up on him and provide him the help he needed. This statement shocked everyone and an even more shocking event was when they reconciled and got back together. Their relationship ended soon after when they decided they were better off as friends instead.
Love The Way You Lie Lyrics
After being a victim of domestic abuse, the public thought it was very scandalous of Rihanna to sing lyrics like “I like the way it hurts”. Regardless, the song was loved by many and topped many charts globally proving that RiRi doesn’t mind taking risks when it comes to her music career.
Her Love Triangle With Drake And Chris Brown
even though Rhianna has never made a statement about Drake and Chris getting into a fight, it sure did make headlines. Back in 2012, Chris Brown sent a bottle of champagne at a night out over to Drake’s table but the rapper then sent it back with a note saying “I’m sleeping with the love of your life, deal with it”. The two however have reconciled ever since.
Getting Kicked Out Of A Mosque
On Instagram Riri posted a photo of her in a tight jumpsuit and a hijab posing inside a mosque. Many people criticised her for having a photoshoot in a mosque when it's a holy place of worship.
Her Heartfelt Oprah Interview
In this 40 minute interview, fans saw the heartfelt and vulnerable side of the superstar as she opened up about her relationship with Chris Brown, her dad and her rising to fame. The emotional breakdown of Riri disclosed some eye opening truths.