Thursday 17 October, 2019

WATCH: 15 facts about Robyn Rihanna Fenty

Rihanna in Fenty

Rihanna in Fenty

Robyn Rihanna Fenty shines bright like a diamond around the globe.

Her name is a household name and her music has earned her numerous awards including Grammy Awards, the Billboard Chart Achievement Award and in 2013, she walked away with the Icon Award at the American Music Awards.

Born on February 20, 1988, the 31-year-old has shaken the world of music, makeup, fashion and philanthropy.

 

Video caption: Rain couldn't stop the opening of Rihanna Drive in 2017.

Here are some facts about Rihanna:

  1. Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born in Barbados.
  2. Rihanna's childhood home address was changed from Westbury New Road to Rihanna Drive in November 2017 in her honour. 

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  3. Rihanna has a close relationship with her brothers and all her cousins.
  4. Rihanna has a home in Barbados at One Sandy Lane along the Platinum Coast of Barbados.
  5. Rihanna went to school at Charles F. Broome Memorial School and The Combermere School.
  6. Rihanna sang 'Hero' by Mariah Carey for the talent segment when she won the crown and Combermere pageant title.
  7. Rihanna was signed to Def Jam in 2005 and left Barbados.
  8. Rihanna did not graduate from The Combermere School, she got signed while in Fourth Form at the age of 16 years old.
  9. Rihanna won her first Grammy Award in 2008.
  10. In 2012, Rihanna founded The Clara Lionel Foundation, an American nonprofit organization in honour of her grandmother and grandfather.

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  11. In 2017, she won the Humanitarian Award from the Harvard Foundation for Interracial and Cultural Relations.
  12. Rihanna is born to a Barbadian dad - Ronald Fenty and a Guyanese mother Monica Brathwaite.
  13. Rihanna has kept her Bajan childhood 'girlfriends' - Melissa, Leandra and Sonita close throughout the years.
  14. Rihanna launched Fenty Beauty in September 2017 and her first lingerie line SavagexFenty in May 2018.
  15. This year May, LVMH announced its partnership with Robyn Rihanna Fenty to create a new luxury fashion house called "Fenty."

Rihanna just keeps reigning!

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