Rihanna net worth: Rihanna is a Barbados-born singer, songwriter and actress who has a net worth of $160 million. Rihanna, who was born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, earned her net worth as one of the most popular and commercially successful music artists in the world today. Rihanna used singing as a way to cope with the turmoil of a rocky family life. On the advice of her then record producer, Rihanna moved to the United States at age sixteen to pursue a career as a singer/songwriter. After her demo was heard by former rapper Sean Carter, aka Jay-Z, and then CEO of Def Jam Records, Rihanna was invited to audition for him and immediately signed.
Rihanna's debut album "Music of the Sun", quickly skyrocketed to the top ten of the Billboard 200. Her second album, "A Girl Like Me", charted in the top five, and her third album, "Good Girl Gone Bad", reached the number two spot and earned nine Grammy nominations. Her impressive streak continued with the release of her fourth album, "Rated R", which is her best selling album in the U.S.A. to date. Rihanna's success includes a staggering number of awards, including but not limited to, three Grammys, three American music awards, and three Billboard music awards. Her side projects include acting, beauty and fashion endorsement for companies such as CoverGirl, Gucci, and Clinique, and numerable charity projects, including establishing her organization, The Believe Foundation, which benefits terminally ill children around the globe.