By John Ikani
American-Barbadian superstar singer, Rihanna has revealed that she is originally from the Igbo tribe of Nigeria.
The revered singer in a recent interview stated that her mother revealed her real origin to her as she noted she is primarily an Igbo woman.
She said: “My mom told me that I am originally an Igbo woman. Igbo is a tribe in Africa.”
The disclosure comes just days after Rihanna was recently pronounced a billionaire and officially one of the wealthiest female musicians in the world.
The star’s net worth is estimated at $1.7 billion, while still receiving almost $1.4 billion from her beauty cosmetics line.
Rihanna’s other fortune comes from her lingerie company, which is worth another $270 million, while not forgetting her branded earrings.