RiRi is 26, and she's grown a lot since she first started. Take a look back on the evolution of Rihanna and her style!
Rihanna - real name Robyn Rihanna Fenty - grew up in Barbados and got her start in 2003 when she met American record producers Carl Sturken and Evan Rogers (who she met through mutual friends in her home land). She performed renditions of the songs "Emotion" and "Hero."
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After coming to America with her mother, she recorded some demo tapes which caught the ear of an A&R executive at Def Jam Recordings. She eventually auditioned for Jay Z and L.A. Reid, which landed her a six-album record deal!