10 facts about RIHANNA.

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1. Who is Rihanna?

We all know this queen who slayed in her new Album: ANTI.Robyn Rihanna Fenty better known simply as Rihanna is a Barbadian singer and songwriter born in Saint Michael. She began her career at 2005 with her first two Studio Albums ''Music Of The Sun'' - 2005 and '' A Girl Like Me'' - 2006 charted on the top 10 of the U.S. Billboard 200 and respectively produced the singles "Pon de Replay" and "SOS".

2. Fact 1.

Rihanna's father, Ronald Fenty, is an Irish Barbadian and her mother, Monica Braithwaite, is Afro-Guyanese.

3. Fact 2.

All her siblings including herself have names starting with an “R.” She has two younger brothers Rorrey and Rajad.

4. fact 3.

Rihanna says she was a tomboy growing up. We can safely say she is anything but boyish now.

5. fact 4.

Rihanna attended Combermere High School in Barbados. In 2004, Rihanna won the Miss Combermere school beauty pageant.

6. fact 5.

She won a talent show for her rendition of Mariah Carey's "Hero."

7. fact 6.

She said growing up, her singing idols were Madonna, Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson and Beyonce.

8. fact 7.

She toured with Gwen Stefani to promote her debut album Music of the Sun.

9. fact 8.

Her big break came in 2003 when she introduced to music producer Evan Rogers through mutual friends, who was vacationing in Barbados with his wife at the time. Rihanna went to audition for him with two of her classmates. He tells Entertainment Weekly, "The minute Rihanna walked into the room, it was like the other two girls didn't exist." She ended up leaving Barbados and moving to Connecticut with Rogers and his wife to try and jumpstart her career.

10. fact 9.

Rihanna won Gillette’s Venus Breeze ”Celebrity Legs of a Goddess” award in 2007. Right after that, she insured her legs for $1 million.

11. fact 10.

In February 21, 2008, Barbados created a national holiday to honor Rihanna. As a thank you present, she put on a free concert for her fans.