What is the net worth of Lizzo?
Lizzo is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and flutist with a decent net worth of $10 million who rose to prominence with her album Cuz I Love you in 2019.
Her music is largely hip hop, with elements of soul and funk-pop thrown in for good measure. She began her career as a rapper, but her debut album also included singing.
Quick Facts About Lizzo
|Lizzo Net Worth||$12 Million|
|Real Name||Melissa Viviane Jefferson|
|Date of Birth||April 27, 1988|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.78 m)|
|Profession||Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, Actress|
Lizzo Earnings, Career, Wiki, and More
As of 2021, she is expected to have a net worth of $12 million. While she makes the majority of her money from her music career and acting in television and movies, she also makes money via endorsement deals and sponsored postings with several well-known businesses and brands. Moreover, her performances during concerts and shows have also aided in generating substantial income for her.
At the beginning of her career, she relocated to Houston, Texas, where she started performing and recording hip-hop songs. Before joining Nice Life and Atlantic Records, she released two studio albums: Lizzobangers and Big Grrrl Small World which were released in 2013 and 2015 respectively. Her first major-label EP, Coconut Oil, was dropped in 2016.
With the release of her third studio album, Cuz I Love You in 2019, she achieved mainstream recognition, peaking in the top five of the US Billboard 200. The singles "Juice" and "Tempo" were released from the album. The album's deluxe edition contained her 2017 single "Truth Hurts," which went on to become a viral sleeper hit, topping the US Billboard Hot 100 two years after its initial release and becoming the longest-running solo song by a female rapper.
Her 2016 single "Good as Hell" debuted at the top three on the Hot 100 and the top ten on the UK Singles Chart at the same time in 2019. At the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, she garnered the most nominations of any artist that year which included Album of the Year for the deluxe version of her album named Cuz I Love You, Song of the Year, and Record of the Year for her hit track "Truth Hurts", as well as Best New Artist.
She went on to win Best Urban Contemporary Album, Best Pop Solo Performance for "Truth Hurts", and Best Traditional R&B Performance for "Jerome", which were the songs featured in her third album.
In addition to her musical career, she has also worked as an actor, having voiced characters in the animated film UglyDolls and appearing in the crime comedy-drama film Hustlers, both movies were released in the same year, 2019.
For her stratospheric rise and contribution to music, Time named her "Entertainer of the Year" in 2019. When it comes to her accolades, she has also received a Billboard Music Award, a BET Award, and two Soul Train Music Awards in addition to her three Grammy Awards.
She inked a production deal with Amazon Studios in August 2020 to produce new projects with them. Her first effort was a reality competition show with no script. With the song "Rumors," which was released on August 13, 2021, she declared the start of a "new era" on August 2, 2021.
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Lizzo Relationship and Personal Life
She has kept a low profile when it comes to her previous relationships. She has, however, been very candid about flirting with celebs and slipping into people's DMs. She even admitted to having DM'd Drake in the past. Similarly, she tweeted "Wow marry me", after Chris Evans shared a video of a tiny child dancing to her song "Juice".
In the chorus of her hit song "Truth Hurts", she mentions a "new man on the Minnesota Vikings" which many assumed that she was talking about her boyfriend. She revealed that the unknown boyfriend who inspired the song was from her hometown of Detroit during a May 2019 event. That romance, however, does not appear to have resulted in anything meaningful.
Lizzo Early Life, Family, and Education
She was born in the city of Detroit in the state of Michigan. When she was ten years old, her family relocated to Houston, Texas. From the age of ten until she graduated high school, she was formally taught as a flutist by renowned music teacher Claudia Momen. She began rapping as a youngster in Alief, a neighborhood in southwest Houston. She and her pals established Cornrow Clique, a musical group when she was 14 years old.
She went to the University of Houston to study classical music with a specialty in flute after graduating from Alief Elsik High School in 2006. She lived out of her car for a year after her father died when she was 21, trying to get into the music industry.
Interesting Facts About Lizzo
- As of November 2021, she has around 11.7 million followers on her Instagram account. (@lizzobeeating)
- She frequently speaks about her mental health and how it affects her profession.
- She was given the moniker "Lizzo" at the age of 14, a variation of "Lissa" inspired by JayZ's song Izzo (H.O.V.A.).
- She attended the Church of God in Christ as a child.
- She's a vegetarian.
- Diana Ross has been mentioned by her as a fashion inspiration.