Rihanna Celebrates 30th In NYC

Rihanna celebrated her 30th birthday on Tuesday night in New York with dinner, champagne, celebrity friends, and a private performance by Toni Braxton.

The superstar was joined by family members and friends – and her billionaire beau Hassan Jameel – for dinner at The Grill in the historic Seagram Building. They feasted on gnudi with caviar and peppered filet mignon.

The party to The Pool space, where the champagne was flowing and Braxton sang six songs for Rihanna and guests including Leonardo DiCaprio.

Rihanna shared pics from the celebration on Instagram. One was captioned: “sturdiest night of all !!! surrounded by the people I love the most !!! 30 is already my favorite era.”

Referring to Braxton, she joked: “finally met my fav! thank you for making my night so special! I’ll never forgive you for looking this good at my party tho.”

Rihanna’s special day began with a special Instagram post. “10958 days ago @monica_fenty became a mother for the first time to her only daughter! Today is just as much your birthday as it is mine! I love you mom!

“Thank you for carrying me, birthing me, raising me, supporting me, teaching me, and loving me unconditionally! The woman I am today is because of everything that you are! I thank God for perfectly hand picking you to be my mother when He sent my spirit to you! You are the greatest! Thank you!”

Her mother returned the love. “Happy 30th. God’s blessings to my 1st born. The sweetest, most humble person I know, and most loving daughter ever. Lots of love back to you on your special day.”