Dua Lipa is one of the top music artists in the world right now. Popularly known for releasing hits like IDGAF and New Rules, she has risen to the top over the years and is gaining more popularity. Her dominance in the music industry has also earned her the top spots in the charts, as well as several nominations and awards.
So who is Dua Lipa? It is obvious for her fans to want to know more about their favourite artist. The article below will give more details about her bio, age, music career, and net worth.
Dua Lipa profile summary
- Name: Dua Lipa
- Date of birth: August 22, 1995
- Dua Lipa age: 25 as of 2020
- Zodiac sign: Leo
- Nationality: English
- Occupation: Model, songwriter, and singer
She was born in Westminster, London, England, to Dukagjin Lipa, a marketing manager and the lead vocalist in the Kosovan rock band Oda, and Anesa Lipa, a tourism expert. She is of Kosovo Albanian origin, and through her maternal grandmother, she is also of Bosnian descent. She is the firstborn of three kids with a younger sister, Rina, and brother Gjin.
What is Dua Lipa real name?
Dua Lipa is indeed her real name. Dua means love in Albanian. In an interview with Patrizia Pepe, she explains that as a child, she did not like the name since people found it odd, and at times she wished she had a common name. When she grew up, she started to appreciate her Albanian side and even preferred to use the name as her stage title.
The pop star went to Sylvia Young Theatre School in London before moving to Kosovo in 2006, where her father had landed a job. In Kosovo, she attended the Mileniumi i Tretë (Third Millennium) school in Pristina. At school, she listened to a lot of hip hop music, which shaped her musical style.
Dua Lipa dating life
The English pop star has dated Paul Klein, lead vocalist of synth-pop trio LANY. The pair first met in 2017 at the British Summertime gigs in London. They dated for only five months before breaking up in 2018.
The gorgeous artist does primarily pop music, and she describes her music as dark pop. Her style has also been described as dance-pop, synth-pop, dream pop, and alternative pop. She is also known for singing in a "distinct, husky, low register" with her "sultry" tone.
She started her music career by posting several cover songs on YouTube before signing with the Warner Music Group at 16, where she started working on her first album. She released her debut single, New Love, in August 2015. Her second single, Be The One, dropped in October 2015 and gathered a lot of success in European countries.
In 2016, she made her first tour around the UK and Europe before releasing her third and fourth single Last Dance and Hotter Than Hell. It was during the release of her fifth single, Blow Your Mind (Mwah), that she landed on the US Billboard Hot 100 and made to number 72 on the chart.
Other Dua Lipa Songs include:
- New Rules
- One Kiss
- Lost Your Light
- Bang Bang
- Swan Song
- Don't Start Now
- Brea My Heart
- Scared to Be Lonely
- Kiss and Make Up
- Love Again
- Home Sick
- Boys Will Be Boys
- Last Dance
- Pretty Please
- Cool Good in Ben
- No Goodbyes
- Thinking 'bout You
- Want To
Dua Lipa albums
She released the Dua Lipa album in June 2017, which received a lot of positive response from fans. The sixth single from the album New Rules became number one in the UK. She has also released her second studio album, Future Nostalgia, on March 27, 2020.
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Dua Lipa height: 5' 8"(1.73m)
Dua Lipa weight: 63kg (139 pounds)
Dua Lipa net worth
The pop star has earned a lot from her music. She has also partnered with other companies like Yves Saint Laurent to endorse their fragrance Libre. Throughout her years in the industry, she has gathered a net worth of $8 million.
Dua Lipa photos
The gorgeous star has shared photos of her adventures on social media, especially on Instagram. There is no denying that she is a beauty with her perfect face and hourglass shape. Here are some of her best photos.
Dua has proven many times that she has got the looks and body of a model. Her perfect height and body have sent men drooling over her.
2. The American Music Awards
The beautiful star is not only blessed musically but also in fashion. During the 2019 American Music Awards, she appeared on the red carpet with a stunning pink dress complemented with her blonde ponytail. On the carpet, she showed off her then-boyfriend Anwar Hadid.
3. Dua Lipa performance
The IDGAF singer is known for giving electric performances. Her shows are always packed with fans since she never disappoints. Below is the photo of her performance at the BRIT AWARDS.
4. Dua Lipa tattoos
The pop queen has 17 tattoos in total. She first got inked in 2015 on her right arm, and the tattoo read 'Sunny Hill'. Here is a photo showing some of her other tattoos.
5. 2019 Grammy Awards
In 2019, Dua won the Best New Artist and Best Dance Recording awards. She gave a heartfelt speech as she received them.
Dua Lipa latest news
With social gatherings banned due to the global pandemic, the British singer has created a virtual experience with Club Future Nostalgia, a newly released remix album she created during the quarantine. The album includes several artists like Mark Ronson and BLACKPINK.
Dua Lipa is an inspiration to all the young artists in the world. With her powerful vocals and pure talent, she has brought something new to the music industry. We wish her all the best in her endeavours.
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Source: Briefly News