How do you even begin writing about Rihanna? She’s a legend, the Queen, she’s a talented singer, songwriter, record producer, businesswoman and so much more. Her music is incredible and got her so many music awards. She’s recently started acting in movies and we love it so much we wish she had a role in every movie from now on. She’s a fashion icon and a fashion designer, she’s also the makeup queen that started Fenty Beauty and it’s her we have to thank for 40 shades of foundation to choose from. But that’s her achievements, let’s talk about the basics you gotta know about Riri.
1. What Is Rihanna’s Real Name?
You might know this talented woman as Rihanna or bad girl Riri, and it’s pretty cool that she’s one of those celebrities that are known by the first name and you don’t need to specify. Like can you imagine anyone ever asking “Which Rihanna?” or “Rihanna who?”. But just in case you wanted to know her full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty.
2. How Old Is Rihanna?
Rihanna was born on February 20, 1988. She’s 31 years old and not only has she achieved a level of fame that she’s known all over the world, has won multiple Grammys, MTV Video Awards, People’s Choice Awards but she also holds 6 Guinness World Records.
3. How Tall Is Rihanna?
Rihanna is quite a tall lady. She’s 173 cm, or 5 feet and 8 inches. Great height to be for the Queen that she is. It’s probably nice being able to tower slightly over the mortals. And when she wears some heels her greatness is elevated even further.
4. How Much Does Rihanna Weigh?
Rihanna once said in an interview that she’s had the pleasure of having a fluctuating body type. So we’ve seen her be really skinny and lately, we’ve all been celebrating the thicker Rihanna. What’s really admirable about her is that her confidence level hasn’t changed at all, and there’s no reason it should. She says she doesn’t stress about that stuff, she just walks up to her closet every morning and thinks “am I having a skinny week/day or a thick one, do I want bodycon or oversized. Crop tops and high waisted stuff or cutouts?” That’s something we could all learn from Rihanna. But if you must know today she weighs 61 kg or 134,5 lbs.
5. Where Is Rihanna From?
Rihanna is from Barbados, which is an eastern Caribbean island and an independent British Commonwealth nation. She was born in Saint Michael, but later moved and grew up in Bridgetown which is the capital of Barbados and the largest city there. She owns a home in Barbados, but she also lived in and has property in LA, she lived in New York and recently she moved to London.
6. How Did Rihanna Become Famous?
The short answer is – by being super talented and working for it. The longer answer is she always loved music and enjoyed singing. She started a girl group with friends in 2004, and it attracted the attention of Evan Rogers, who’s an American record producer. He then helped her record a demo which eventually led to an audition with Jay-Z, who was the head of Def Jam record label at the time. She got signed and then continued writing awesome singles and releasing albums. The rest is history.
7. How Many Grammys Does Rihanna Have?
Rihanna won 9 Grammys and was nominated for 33. She won the Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Performance in 2008 for Umbrella, in 2019 for Run This Town, in 2012 for All of The Lights, in 2015 for The Monster and in 2018 for Loyalty. She also won the Grammy for Best Rap Song in 2010 for Run This Town. She’s the winner of a Grammy for Best Dance Recording for Only Girl (In The World) in 2011. She also got a Grammy for Best Music Video for We Found Love in 2013 and finally, she got a Grammy for Contemporary Urban Album for Unapologetic in 2015.
It doesn’t exist just yet, but the prime minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, says it’s going to happen and there’s already talks underway to make it a reality. The prime minister of Barbados says that “Anybody who could go from Rihanna’s humble beginnings to become the most successful woman entertainer in the entire globe, in my view deserves to be recognized in her life as a living legend of Barbados as well” and we can’t help but nod excitedly in agreement.
9. Who Is Rihanna Dating?
For a long time, Rihanna wasn’t dating anyone. She said she wasn’t looking for a man and was just enjoying being single. These days she’s dating Hassan Jameel, a mysterious billionaire businessman. They were first spotted in 2017 and it seems like they’re pretty serious about their relationship. Rihanna doesn’t reveal too much, but she has mentioned that she’s in love and that this relationship is important to her and that she wants to be a mother more than anything in the world. Are you already looking forward to that wedding? We sure you are.