Multi-award winning singer Rihanna became an instant star following the release of her debut song Pon De Replay in 2005, she was just 16-years-old at the time. Since the release of that song, Riri, as she is fondly called, has gone on to release even more hit creating a successful career for herself.
The Barbados music star has not only gone on to release hits but has also gone on to feature in hit movies, have sold out shows as well as establish a charity in honor of her grandfather and grandmother.
Here are 10 interesting facts about Rihanna.
- She always mingles with the crowd during all of her shows. Riri ensures before the start of her show, she wears a disguise and goes into the crowd just to mingle with fans.
- Riri has her own official day which is known as ‘Rihanna Day.’ This day was created on February 21, 2008, in Barbados which is her hometown.
- Riri banned the use of umbrella at her UK shows. Following the release of her hit single Umbrella, Rihanna had a show in the UK but made to ban the use of umbrellas there as she feared her fans could hurt themselves while trying to mimic the dance moves.
- The singer was banned from wearing makeup by her mum while growing up, Today, she is the face of Covergirl and even has her own lipstick line with MAC cosmetics. In an interview Riri said;My mom wasn’t flexible. I wore no makeup. That’s where my obsession for cosmetics and perfume came from, but I wasn’t allowed to wear makeup unless it was for a special occasion.”
- Riri loves Karaoke and whenever she is free, she gathers her friend for a night of karaoke.
- Rihanna has turned down several offers from Playboy even though she has a killer body and is never afraid to flaunt it.
- Riri loves to wind down after every big performance. She gets comfortable by wearing jus fishnets in her home.
- Yes, we all know her name is Rihanna. However, it turns out that is not her first name but in fact her middle name. Riri’s full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty.
- Have you seen the legs on this beauty? The stunning singer insured her legs for a cool $1 million.
- Riri has a performance ritual which is taking a shot before every performance. Rihanna takes a shot of vodka or tequila or vodka, this helps her calm her nerves before every show.
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