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This Lady's Instagram Has Earned Her Over $20,000 Because She Looks Like Rihanna

To be honest, this girl looks EXACTLY like Rihanna, though.

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. ET

Posted on November 24, 2014, at 3:02 p.m. ET

Andele Lara is a 22-year-old student from Boston, Massachusetts, and she looks exactly like Rihanna.

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Lara is such a dead ringer for Rihanna that she's swarmed by fans and is paid thousands of dollars to endorse products for brands.

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Lara told the Daily Mail that she earned over $20,000 worth of clothing contracts last year and her Instagram photos regularly go viral.

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She currently has nearly 30,000 Instagram followers.

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She also told the Daily Mail that she once ended up at the same nightclub as Chris Brown and everyone just assumed she had to have been Rihanna.

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Lara has essentially become a full-time Rihanna lookalike and said she could quit school and turn pretending into her day job.

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The only downside: Unlike the real deal, Lara can't sing.

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The world is a weird place...

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