One of musical history's most successful and influential icons, Rihanna has sold more than 25 million albums and won numerous awards, including five GRAMMYs and two BRITS. At the same time she has become an object of fascination for celebrity magazines the world over thanks to her tumultuous personal life. This intimate biography follows her life story, with details of her father's drug addiction and her parents' turbulent marriage, how she was taken to America at just sixteen years of age to be launched as a solo star, how she shot to fame seemingly overnight and, of course, her dramatic personal life, including the controversial Chris Brown saga. Rihanna has worked hard, reinventing herself along the way, to become a household name and one of the biggest artists on the planet. This biography will go behind the gossip columns to examine the true story of her eventful life.