Rihanna buys $12 million mansion

Updated: Dec 19, 2012, 16:30 PM IST

Los Angeles: Singer Rihanna has splashed out $12 million on a mansion and says she can`t believe she has bought the palatial pad, which also has a swimming pool.

The 24-year-old bought the 11,000 square foot home in Pacific Palisades, California, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

"I literally wake up every morning at 5:30ish and stare at my pool till the sun comes up! Just waiting! Is this my life," she tweeted.

The 24-year-old singer`s new home also has seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms and 20 cars` parking space, according to real estate website Trulia.