Boston native Andele Lara, 22, is getting paid for looking like the Barbados Princess and pop star Rihanna. Lara has been mobbed by screaming fans and paparazzi because they have mistaken her for RiRi.
Lara’s photos have become viral online and she gained 21,000 followers on Instagram for the resemblance. Not only has she gained followers, she has reportedly earned about $20,000 for endorsing products online to her fanbase. This RiRi look alike has earned hair contracts, sneaker, mascara, hair accessories and apparel deals. Andele Lara plans on now making a career out of being Rihanna’s look-alike.