Lizzo (born April 27, 1988) is an American Actress, Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, and Social Media Star from Detroit, Michigan. She garnered critical acclaim for her studio album, Big Grrrl Small World.
It is her second studio album that came out on December 11, 2015, under the label BGSW. Furthermore, the various songs of the album are “Bother Me”, “Betcha”, “Ain’t I”, etc.
Her song “My Skin” from Big Grrrl Small World became the biggest hit. Later, the project got 17th spot by Spin magazine in the “50 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015”.
Discography, Various TV Shows & Net worth
The 31-years-old singer launched her career in the music industry after releasing his two mixtapes named Due Process & Product and We Are the Chalice in 2012. The next year, the rapper whos real full birth name is Melissa Viviane Jefferson released her first studio album.
On October 15, 2013, she published her debut album “Lizzobangers”. It was initially released on Totally Gross National Product. But then it re-released on Virgin Records In 2014.
The various single tracks are “Hot Dish”, “Bloodlines”, “Wat U Mean”, “Faded”, “Batches & Cookies”, etc. In 2014, Melissa named one of fourteen music artists to watch by Time.
Soon, she signed a record deal with Atlantic Records. Her first major-label Extended Play, Coconut Oil, came out on October 7, 2016. This year, the recording artist released her third studio album “Cuz I Love You” on April 19, 2019, under the labels Nice Life & Atlantic.
As an actress, she gave her voice in the movie “UglyDolls” for character Lydia. Some of her other popular appearances are Hustlers, Wonderland, Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio, etc.
Due to her talent and constant hard work, Lizzo accumulated the Net worth of $2-3 million US dollars, as in 2019.
Before Fame, Parents & Education
The singer was born to her parents in 1988 in Detroit, Michigan, United States (Lizzo’s age is 31 years old, as of 2019). She celebrates her birthday on the 27th of April and her zodiac sign is Taurus.
Melissa Viviane’s mother and father moved to Houston, Texas when she was 10 along with her two siblings. The artist completed her school education from Alief Elsik High School.
Later, she graduated from the University of Houston and studied classical music focusing on flute. Her dad passed away due to natural causes when she was just 21 years old. Therefore, the singer experiences a very difficult time financially.
Jefferson even lived in a car for a year as a struggling musical artist. In 2011, she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota. During an interview, the rapper also told that she also resided for 1 year in Aurora, Colorado and worked at King Soopers.
|Real Full Birth Name||Melissa Viviane Jefferson.|
|Profession||Actress, Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, and Social Media Star.|
|Famous for||her two studio albums named Lizzobangers (2013) and Big Grrrl Small World (2015).|
|Age (As of 2019)||31 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||April 27, 1988.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Taurus.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Detroit, Michigan, United States.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Current Residence||The USA.|
|Debut||Album: Lizzobangers (October 15, 2013).
Mixtape: Due Process & Product (2012)
Extended Play: Grrrl Prty X Bionik (November 20, 2015).
Single: Batches and Cookies (2013).
|List of Albums||1. Lizzobangers.
2. Big Grrrl Small World.
3. Cuz I Love You.
4. Due Process & Product.
5. We Are the Chalice.
6. Grrrl Prty X Bionik.
7. Coconut Oil.
|Genre||Hip hop, alternative hip hop, and pop music.|
|Labels||Totally Gross National Product, BGSW, and Atlantic Records.|
|Awards||won 2 Soul Train Music Awards for Juice and Cuz I Love You.|
|TV Shows||1. Yeti! Yeti!.
3. Brad Neely's Harg Nallin' Sclopio Peepio.
|Various Guest Appearances||1. Made in Chelsea: NYC.
2. Late Show with David Letterman.
3. Access Hollywood.
4. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
5. Sooo Many White Guys.
6. The Real.
7. Party Legends.
8. Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.
9. Trivial Takedown.
10. Articulate with Jim Cotter.
11. Hannibal Buress: Handsome Rambler.
12. RuPaul's Drag Race.
13. The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
14. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
15. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
16. 2 Dope Queens.
17. C à vous.
18. Neo Magazin Royale.
19. The Jonathan Ross Show.
20. Saturday Night Live.
|Managed by||Full Stop Management.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lizzobeeating/
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 10".
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 1.78 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 120 Kg.
Pounds: 264 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||46-36-44.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Name not Known.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Love Affair with her boyfriend.|
|Highest Qualification||Graduate with a Bachelors's degree.|
|School||Alief Elsik High School.|
|Alma Mater.||The University of Houston.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Will Smith.
Actress: Jessica Alba.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Greece.|
|Love to do||Singing, Dancing, and Listening to music.|
|Favorite Food||Continental Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$2-3 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||She earns from acting, releasing various albums, conducting various tours, brand endorsements, paid promotions, etc.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Lizzo
- The singer started rapping in a southwest part of Houston known as Alief during her teenage.
- Moreover, at the age of 14, Melissa launched a musical group “Cornrow Clique” with her friends.
- In fact, she also acquired the nickname “Lizzo” at this time. As per the source, the rapper changed her stage name after inspired by Jay-Z’s “Izzo (H.O.V.A.)”.
- The artist conducted her four major tours such as MAHA Music Festival (2019), Good as Hell Tour (2017), Cuz I Love You Tour (2019), and Cuz I Love You Too Tour (2019).
- Lizzo blessed with an impressive height which is 5′ 10″ (178 cm tall) with a bulky build.
- As of her figure, she weighs around 120 kg (264 lbs) and battled with body acceptance.
- In her successful career, Jefferson won 2 Soul Train Music Awards for Juice and Cuz I Love You.
- She also collaborated with Caroline Smith for a single “Let ‘Em Say” that was used in a TV commercial for Target.
- The recording artist also remained a member of the female rap group “The Chalice”.
- On Instagram, she entertains her 6.6+ million followers by uploading her daily lifestyle, glamorous pictures, video clips of stage shows, sexy professional photoshoots, and much more.