American singer and Forbes Wealthiest female, Rihanna says she is originally from Igbo
The billionaire singer disclosed this in a recent interview saying that her mother disclosed her real origin to her that she is primarily an Igbo woman.
She said: “My mom told me that I am originally an Igbo woman. Igbo is a tribe in Africa.”
On August 4, 2021, Forbes announced Rihanna as the wealthiest musician.
Rihanna’s net worth is estimated at $1.7 billion (N689.7b).
Forbes stated that Rihanna joined the billionaire league as a result of the success of her cosmetic company, Fenty.
Part of the lengthy post reads: “When Robyn Fenty known to the world as Rhianna, launched Fenty Beauty in 2017, she sought to create a cosmetics company that made “women everywhere (feel) included.
“A perhaps unintended consequence: The beauty line has helped her enter one of the world’s most exclusive ranks: Billionaire. Rihanna is now worth $1.7billion, Forbes estimates – making her the wealthiest female musician in the world and second only to Oprah Winfrey as the richest female entertainer. “