How old is Rihanna

Who is older Ciara or Rihanna? I love the song Umbrella very much!!!


thx so much. so detailed!

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  • TSE
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    Rihanna was born on February 20, 1988, in a county in Barbados called St. Michael. She lived the life of a normal island girl going to Combermere, which is a sixth form school similar to technical school in America. Rihanna won a beauty pageant and performed Mariah Carey's "Hero" in a school talent show. Her life changed forever when one of her friends introduced her to Evan Rodgers, a producer from New York who was in Barbados for vacation with his wife, who is a native. Rodgers arranged for her to go to New York to meet Jay-Z, CEO of Def Jam Records. He heard her sing and knew she was going to be big and for more than just one song. She was 16 when she was signed to Def Jam. Rihnanna's debut album is out now. It's called "Music of the Sun".

    Was signed to Def Jam Records

    Her musical inspirations include Alicia Keys, Beyoncé Knowles, and Mariah Carey.

    Attentend Combermere which is a sixth form school similar to technical school in America

    Performed Hero at her school's talent show

    Won a Beauty Pageant contest at her school

    Born to a white Barbadian father Ronald Fenty and a black Guyanese mother Monica Fenty.

    She has two younger brothers Rorrey and Rajad.

    Stated in an interview that her friend and former Island Def Jam record label artist Fefe Dobson was someone that she admired and looked up to. Having a fellow black artist writing, singing, and performing the music she truly loves.

    Ranked #8 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list

    Ciara was born on 25 October 1985

    her name is pronounced like "Sierra."

    She originally wanted to become a model, before starting her music career.

    Is of Creole, German and Irish heritage.

    Used to be a cheerleader in high school.

    Her father was a military man.

    She joined a girl group called Hearsay that performed in Atlanta, but it was short-lived.

    Her mother was in the air force.

    She is good friends with Bow Wow.

    One day she saw Destiny's Child perform on TV and decided that that was what she was going to do.

    She has also lived in Germany, New York, California, Arizona and Nevada.

    Lil' Jon produced her debut single, "Goodies".

    Her album Goodies was a sales success, thanks to her many collaborations with stars like Ludacris, Missy Elliott and R. Kelly.

    Graduated from Riverdale High School in Atlanta in 2003.

    She co-wrote her song "Goodies".

    Friends with Missy 'Misdemeanor' Elliott.

    Was accompanied by Bow Wow to the MTV Video Music Awards in 2005.

    Wrote her song "And I" when she was 15.

    Named #35 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.

    Her "MTV 2005 Hit List" consisted of: 1) Missy Elliott Lose Control 2) Chris Brown Run it 3) Black Eyed Peas My Humps 4) Ciara One Two Step 5) Madonna Hung up 6) The Pussy Cat Dolls Don't Cha 7) Gwen Stefani Holla Back Girl 8) Mariah Carey We Belong Together 9) Ciara Oh 10) Ne-Yo So Sick.

    Ranked #72 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.

    She is the only child of Carlton and Jackie Harris.

    She grew up on army bases in Germany, New York, Utah, California, Arizona, and Nevada, since her father Carlton was in the United States Army. During her teens, Ciara and her family settled in Atlanta.

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