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Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born in a parish in Barbados called St. Michael, to Monica (Braithwaite), an accountant, and Ronald Fenty, a warehouse supervisor. Her mother is Afro-Guyanese and her father is of Afro-Barbadian and British Isles ancestry (known as "Redlegs" in the Caribbean). Rihanna lived the life of a normal island girl going to Combermere, a top sixth form school. Rihanna won numerous beauty pageants and performed Mariah Carey's single "Hero" in a school talent show. Her life changed forever when one of her friends introduced her to Evan Rodgers, a producer from New York who was in Barbados for a vacation with his wife, who is a native. Rodgers arranged for her to go to New York to meet Jay Z, CEO of Def Jam Records. He heard her sing and knew she was going to be incredibly successful. She was age 16 when she was signed to Def Jam. Since then, she's amassed phenomenal success.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Rihanna Celebrates Forbes Honor on Vacay with Billionaire BF Hassan Jameel

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Boatload O' Dough ... as the Rich Get Richer!!!

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Called Out By Playboy Model ... Forget RiRi, Call Me!!!

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Blows Off Soccer Awards ... To Hang with Rihanna

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- 118 days ago
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No Shade, but ... The Name is All Mine, Dad!!!

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- 155 days ago
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Sues Her Own Dad For Jacking 'Fenty'

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Please DO Stop the Music at Rallies ... If it's Mine, Anyway!!!

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