'I Couldn't Be More Proud': Rihanna Is Appointed Ambassador

The multi-platinum singer accepts role in her home country
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 22, 2018 3:00 PM CDT
'I Couldn't Be More Proud': Rihanna Is Appointed Ambassador
Singer Rihanna attends the 4th annual Diamond Ball at Cipriani Wall Street on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in New York.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Didn't think Rihanna could add more to her plate? The international artist and business mogul now has a new ambassadorial role—in her home country of Barbados, the Guardian reports. Per a governmental office, the 30-year-old has agreed to become the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, promoting investment, tourism, and education. "I couldn’t be more proud to take on such a prestigious title," says Rihanna. The multiplatinum singer, who boasts an estimated net worth of $210 million, has already been one of Barbados' cultural ambassadors since 2008, notes CNN. (More singer stories.)

Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.