She was named the Digital Songs Artist of the 2000s decade and the top Hot 100 artist of the 2010s decade by Billboard, as well as the number-one artist in the history of their Pop Songs Chart.
Sources told The Sun that the pair had been dating for months before the blurry pool photos emerged, adding that the pop queen was apparently "madly in love." Below, the pair are spotted grabbing coffee while on their Spanish holiday.
Hollywood Life reported in March that the model and singer "were beefing" and consequently unfollowed each other on Instagram earlier this year.
Her mother, Monica (Braithwaite), is a retired accountant of Afro-Guyanese background, and her father, Ronald Fenty, is a warehouse supervisor of Afro-Barbadian and Irish descent.
She grew up in a three-bedroom bungalow in Bridgetown and sold clothes with her father in a stall on the street.
Many of her songs rank among the world's best-selling singles of all time, including the singles "Umbrella", "Take a Bow", "Disturbia", "Only Girl (In the World)", "S&M", "We Found Love", "Diamonds", and "Stay" in which she is the lead artist, and her collaborations "Live Your Life" (with T.
I.), "Love the Way You Lie" and "The Monster" (both with Eminem).After releasing four consecutive platinum studio albums, including the Grammy Award winner Unapologetic (2012), she was recognized as a pop icon.Her eighth studio album Anti (2016) and its lead single "Work" reached number one on the Billboard 200 and Hot 100.Saudi businessman Hassan Jameel, whose billionaire family is believed to be one of the wealthiest in the world, has emerged as Riri's latest love interest.Photos of Rihanna, 29, sharing a smooch with the Saudi heir in a Spanish swimming pool emerged Tuesday.Widely recognized for frequently reinventing her style, she received the Fashion Icon lifetime achievement award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America in 2014.