Renowned Barbadian singer, Rihanna has become the wealthiest female musician in the world and second to Oprah as richest entertainer.

The actress and fashion designer, who was born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, Barbados, achieved the feat of a billionaire after working hard.

According to Forbes, the businesswoman’s worth is now $1.7 billion.

On her journey to stardom, Rihanna started her career when she was discovered by American record producer Evan Rogers who invited her to the United States to record demo tapes.