This beauty has risen from Barbados native to bona-fide superstar.
At only 20 years old, this talented singer has already amassed double digit Top 40 hits, many of which scored the #1 spot. With so much already under her belt, the multi-platinum selling artist has maintained her wholesome charm and continues to take the world by storm.
With the help of mentor Jay-Z, Rihanna has flourished before our eyes. "Umbrella" solidified her position as one of the hottest young acts out there. The single was a massive hit and had us "ella, ella'ing" for months on end. The album went platinum and Rihanna became a household name. Billboard Hot 100 even named it the most successful song in the world for 2007.
Joining the ranks of N.E.R.D. and Lupe Fiasco, Rihanna performed on Kanye West's highly anticipated Glow In The Dark tour and brought her infectious beats to eager audiences.
In three short years, Rihanna has confirmed her position on the musical A-list. Switching gears to acting is next on the popstar's list but no matter what she does her star continues to shine bright.
Rihanna has a number of tattoos including a cluster of stars down her back.
She is only the second person from Barbados, and first female to receive a Grammy award.
Her legs are insured for $1 million dollars
She cites Beyonce as one of her musical inspirations