As Barbadian singer, actress, and businesswoman, Robyn Rihanna Fenty turns 33 today, she has very good reasons to celebrate “bigly.” Just a few days ago, her brand, Savage x Fenty, was valued at $1 billion. But Rihanna did not become a household name overnight.
She’s worked very hard to achieve so much success and, according to Forbes, is now the richest female musician.
This is how Rihanna rose to the top.
Early life and career
Born February 20, 1988 in Saint Michael, Barbados, “Badgalriri,” as she calls herself on Instagram hasn’t always had a fairytale life. She’s revealed stories of several forms abuse on the part of her dad, with Rihanna having to defend her mom on several occasions. This led her to develop serious headaches which only got better following her parents’ divorce when she was 14.