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Rihanna Fenty’s Net Worth 2023, Early Life, And Her Commendable Music Career

Known as “Rihanna” by her stage name, Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian pop R&B singer who rose to fame in the early 21st century. She is renowned for her distinctive and versatile vocals as well as her stylish style. She is also renowned for her fashion and beauty lines. She is also an actress, songwriter, and businesswoman. She is said to be the richest female singer in the world with a net worth of $1.7 billion, as per 2021 records.

Rihanna’s Early Life and Family

Rihanna was born, in Saint Michael, Barbados on 20th Feb 1988. She was raised in Barbados by her father Ronald Fenty(Barbadian)  who worked as a supervisor in the warehouse and her mother Monica Braithwaite(Guyanese), who was an accountant. Rorrey and Rajad Fenty are Rihanna’s brothers. On her father’s side, she also has two half-sisters and a half-brother.

Rihanna  Fenty’s  Wiki:

Full Name/ Real NameRobyn Rihanna Fenty
Birth DateFeb 20th 1988
Birth Placein Saint Michael, Barbados
Present Age34 Years
ParentsMother – Monica Braithwaite

Father – Ronald Fenty

SiblingsBrothers – Rorrey Fenty and Rajad Fenty, And Half-brothers, half-sisters
SpouseOver 100 M followers on Twitter and Instagram
ChildrenRobyn
NationalityBarbadian
Zodiac SignPisces
SchoolingCharles F. Broome Memorial Primary School and Combermere School
GraduationNot Known
OccupationSinger, actress, Entrepreneur and Song write
Years active2003 To present
Marriage StatusMarried
Residence locationBridgetown, Barbados
Approx Height173 cm
Approx Weight 61 kg
Net worth$1.7 billion
Rihanna’s foundationsFenty Beauty

Savage X Fenty Clara Lionel FoundationFenty Beauty LLCFenty

Social media fan baseOver 100 M followers in Twitter and Instagram

She grew up listening to American R&B and hip-hop as well as Caribbean music like reggae. She really loved singing, and she performed a Mariah Carey song to win a talent competition at her high school. She formed a girl group with two pals around the same time, and in 2004 she caught the eye of American record producer Evan Rogers.

He assisted Fenty with the recording of a demo, which led to an interview with rapper Jay-Z, who at the time was the chairman of the Def Jam record company. Jay-Z quickly signed the up-and-coming vocalist. She decided to use Rihanna as her stage name for her professional career.

Rihanna Fenty’s Music career

Rihanna Fenty After A Wrap Concert

Rihanna was called for an audition for rapper Sean Carter, aka Jay-Z, who was the CEO of Def Jam Records. At the time after he heard her demo, in 2004, she was instantly given a record deal for six albums.

After the success of her first debut album, she started with her second one – A Girl Like Me, which was released in April 2006. This album was a huge commercial success, debuting in 13 nations’ top 10 charts. The album sold 115,000 copies in its first week and peaked at No. 1 in Canada and No. 5 in the UK and the US. After selling more than 1,000,000 copies, the album was given RIAA Platinum certification, becoming Rihanna’s first Platinum album.

The Success of Good Girl Gone Bad by Rihanna

Rihanna started production with her 3rd studio album “Good Girl Gone Bad”, in 2007. With the assistance of producers Tricky Stewart, Sean Garrett, and Timbaland, she adopted a new musical path by utilizing upbeat dance compositions.

The album, which was released in May 2007, peaked at No. 2 on the charts in Australia and the US and reached No. 1 in Brazil, Canada, Ireland, and the UK. Of her first three albums, the album earned the most favorable and critical reviews. Her lead single “Umbrella” from the album made its way to the top 13 songs in 13 countries. And remained No. 1 song in the UK for more than 10 weeks. It sold over  8 million copies, becoming Rihanna’s best single selling worldwide.

It also earned Rihanna her first Grammy award in 2008 for Best Rap. With over 2.8 million units sold in the US alone, Good Girl Gone Bad has earned two RIAA Platinum certifications. It is currently Rihanna’s best-selling album in the nation.

Rihanna’s other albums after Good Girl Gone Bad

Rihanna Fenty Good Girl Gone Bad

Some of her latter albums, following “Good Girl Gone Bad” that gained her popularity are “Rated R” (2009) – which was different compared to her previous albums that featured a foreboding and darker voice. Also, it made it to No.4 on the US Billboard 200 chart.

And her fifth album, “Loud” was released in 2010, and its single “Only Girl in the World” featured rapper Drake and S&M. It also won her the award of “Best Dance Recording”.

The other prominent tracks she has worked on with other artists are “Take Care” (2012) with Drake, “Take This Town” (2016) with Calvin Harris, “Love the Way You Lie” (2010) with Eminem, “Princess of China” (2012) with Coldplay, and “This Is What You Came For” (2016) with Calvin Harris.

Rihanna as a Humanitarian and Entrepreneur

In addition to her jaw-dropping music career, Rihanna is also well-known for her work in the fashion sector, business initiatives, and humanitarian causes. She is the founder of an NGO and her own beauty brand Fenty. Below is the list of organizations founded by her.

Brand NameLaunch Year
Fenty Beauty  – cosmetics brandSeptember 8, 2017
Savage X Fenty – lingerie brand11 May 2018
The Clara Lionel Foundation – an NGO2012
Fenty – fashion house2017
Fenty Beauty  LLC2017

Her fashion house Fenty is under LVMH, and Rihanna is the first black woman in LVMH history to lead a luxury brand.

Rihanna Fenty’s Net worth

Making her the richest musician in the world, Rihanna’s net worth is calculated to be $1.5 billion as of 2021 August. Music career has been her main source of income. Along with it, her beauty brand, Fenty Beauty Line, in collaboration with LVMH, adds significantly to her net worth. This brand earns a net worth of around $100 million in revenue and Rihanna owns 50% of its partnership.

Net Worth$1.5 Billion
Estimated yearly salary$70 million
Main source of incomeThe main source of income
Other SourcesHer Fashion brands
Value of her brandsFenty Beauty Line – $2-3 billion worth with 50% partnership

Savage X Fenty – $1 billion worth with 30% partnership

Robyn Rihanna Fenty, known worldwide as Rihanna, has seen a significant increase in her net worth over the past few years. Here’s a breakdown:

Rihanna Fenty Good Girl Gone Bad
  • 2023: Rihanna’s net worth in 2023 is estimated to be $1.7 billion. Her wealth comes from various sources, including her beauty products and lingerie line. She is the founder and CEO of Fenty Beauty, a company valued at $2.8 billion. Rihanna owns a 50% stake in the company. The brand’s visibility during the Super Bowl halftime show contributed to a revenue bump for Fenty Beauty. She also co-owns the Savage x Fenty lingerie line with LVMH.
  • 2022: In 2022, her net worth was estimated to be $1.7 billion. This made her the wealthiest female musician and the second-richest woman in entertainment, behind Oprah Winfrey.
  • 2021: In 2021, Forbes reported that Rihanna’s net worth was $1.7 billion. The majority of her fortune (an estimated $1.4 billion) came from Fenty Beauty, of which she owns 50%. The rest of her wealth came from her stake in Savage x Fenty, worth an estimated $270 million, and her earnings from her music and acting career.
  • 2020: In 2020, Fenty Beauty brought in more than $550 million in revenue.

Rihanna’s success is not just due to her music but also her business ventures. She has capitalized on her social media presence to build successful brands and has become one of the most successful beauty entrepreneurs.

Rihanna Fenty Awards and Achievements

Undoubtedly, Rihanna Fenty won millions of hearts through her unique singing/raping style. Along with that, she has won several awards and been nominated for various category awards, with 634 nominations in total. Among 634, she won 234 awards.

That includes. 9 Grammy Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, 13 American Music Awards, 8 People’s Choice Awards. And she won her first Grammy award when she was just 19 years old. Also, Rihanna is backed by 6 Guinness Records.

She was nominated and won under different categories like Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist, Favorite Pop/Rock Album, Artist of the Year, Icon Award, Collaboration of the Year, Video of the Year, Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B, Most Popular International Artist, Viewer’s Choice Award, Best Female R&B Artist, Best Hip-Hop Collaboration, Top Female Artist and many others.

Rihanna has made over 250 million sales as of 2018 worldwide, which makes her one of the best-selling music artists of all time worldwide.

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