US singer Rihanna has said her mother told her that she is of the Igbo ethnic group.

The singer’s mother is an Afro-Guyanese, while her father is a Barbadian of African and Irish descent.

In a recent interview, she said: “My mom told me that I am originally an Igbo woman. Igbo is a tribe in Africa.”
Rihanna was recently named a billionaire by Forbes magazine.

She was also named the richest female singer and the second richest female entertainer after Oprah Winfrey.