Pop and R&B singer who released her debut album, Music of the Sun, in 2005, then had her big breakthrough with the 2007 album Good Girl Gone Bad, which featured the #1 hit " Umbrella ." Her 2012 album Unapologetic reached #1 on the Billboard 200. Across her career, she has sold over 230 million records and singles worldwide.
She would sell clothes in a street stall with her dad, who was addicted to crack cocaine. She started singing when she was seven years old and listened to reggae as a child.
She won her first Grammy Award, for "Umbrella," in 2008, then went on to win two more, for "Run This Town," in 2010. Her other Grammy-winning songs include "Only Girl (In the World)," " All of the Lights ," " We Found Love ," and " The Monster ."
She was raised by her Barbadian and Guyanese parents, Ronald and Monica Fenty, alongside her two younger brothers, Rorrey and Rajad . In 2017, she began dating businessman Hassan Jameel ; but they split up in mid-2018. She previously dated rapper Drake and baseball player Matt Kemp .
She dated Chris Brown off and on, however the relationship ended after he assaulted her during a widely publicized domestic dispute.