Popular American superstar singer and brand influencer, Rihanna has stated she is originally from the Igbo tribe.
The Barbadian singer and fashion entrepreneur was recently pronounced a billionaire and officially one of the wealthiest female musicians in the world.
The star’s net worth is estimated at $1.7 billion while still receiving almost $1.4 billion from her beauty cosmetics line.
Rihanna’s other fortune comes from her lingerie company, which is worth another $270 million while not forgetting her branded earrings.
The revered singer in a recent interview stated her mother revealed her real origin to her as she noted 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”.
Aside from music, Rihanna is known for her involvement in humanitarian causes, entrepreneurial ventures, and the fashion industry. She is the founder of the nonprofit organization Clara Lionel Foundation, cosmetics brand Fenty Beauty, and fashion house Fenty under LVM.