Rihanna’s Birthday

Rihanna’s Birthday - Thursday, February 20, 2025

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Rihanna entertains us with her awesome pop numbers and inspires us with the way she lives life on her own terms. And that’s reflected in the sartorial risks she takes with her unique and edgy looks that crush the red carpet every time! Plus, her music videos are the best! On February 20 let’s give this special lady a shout-out for being awesome and one of a kind. Riri, you’re just…Riri!

Rihanna’s Birthday timeline

Where the streets have her name

The Barbados prime minister held a ceremony changing Rihanna's childhood street name from Westbury New Road to Rihanna Drive.

Best Dressed on MET Gala

Her unforgettable yellow silk robe took two years for Chinese couturier Guo Pei to design.

The Icon Award

Rihanna accepted the first-ever American Music Awards "Icon Award." Her mother, Monica Braithwaite, presented it to her. Sweet!

Grammy nod

She got her first Album of the Year nomination for "Loud ."

Rihanna was a hit from the start

The hit single "Pon de Replay" from her debut studio album "Music of the Sun" climbed all the way to number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart!

5 Reasons Rihanna Rocks

  1. She uses her middle name

    Rihanna is actually her middle name. Her full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty.

  2. Her voice is unique

    Her voice is a “mezzo-soprano” which covers three octaves.

  3. No umbrellas please

    The UK once banned umbrellas from her concerts in case fans copied the moves she had performed in the song "Umbrella" — possibly injuring people!

  4. Barbados honors their girl

    Her native Barbados created a national holiday to honor Rihanna!

  5. Cheers!

    Before going on stage she always drinks a shot of dark liquor.

How to Celebrate Rihanna’s Birthday

  1. Watch her music videos

    Check out "Russian Roulette" and "Disturbia," both famous for their dark imagery. The former features Rihanna playing Russian roulette in a padded room.

  2. Throw a RiRi party

    You can really dance to RiRi's songs! May we recommend "Desperado," "Wild Thoughts," "Love on the Brain," and "Pose" to get the party started!

  3. Celebrate on social media

    If you follow Bad Gal RiRi on social media, you know she once wore a shirt proclaiming "I hate RiRi" for her birthday. What will she do next? Stay entertained!

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