Dua Lipa is an English singer and songwriter. After signing with Warner Music Group in 2015, she soon released her first single “New Love”. Her self-titled debut studio album was released on 2 June 2017. The album spawned seven singles, including two UK top-10 singles “Be the One” and “IDGAF” and the UK number-one single “New Rules”, which also reached number six in the United States. In February 2018, Lipa won two Brit Awards for British Female Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act. In April 2018, the single “One Kiss” by Lipa and Calvin Harris reached number one on the UK Singles Chart. In February 2019, at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, Lipa won Best New Artist and Best Dance Recording for the single “Electricity”, a collaboration with British-American duo Silk City.

Birth Name

Dua Lipa

Nickname

Dua

Profession

Singer, Songwriter, Model

Genre

Pop, Indie Pop, Dream Pop, Synthpop, R&B

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Warner Bros. Records

Nationality

British

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Dua Lipa was born on 22 August 1995, in London, England.

Age

She’s currently 23 years old.

Sun Sign

Leo

Ethnicity

White

She has Albanian ancestry as her parents are from Kosovo.

Education

Dua attended Sylvia Young Theatre School in London.

Family Details

  • Father – Dukagjin Lipa (Rock Singer)
  • Mother – Anesa Lipa
  • Siblings – Gjin Lipa (Brother), Rina Lipa (Younger Sister)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Dua Lipa dated –

  • Isaac Carew (2015-2017, 2018-Present) – British chef and model, Isaac Carew and Dua dated from 2015 to March 2017. They reconciled their relationship in early 2018.
  • Chris Martin (2017) – Coldplay singer Chris Martin and Dua were rumored to be dating each other in the summer of 2017 when they allegedly kissed each other during a party inside the VIP room.
  • Paul Klein (2017-2018) – In August 2017, she started dating the lead singer of the LANY band, Paul Klein. Just after dating for 5 months, the couple separated in January 2018.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
  • In centimeters – 173 cm
  • In meters – 1.73 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 63 kg
  • In Pounds – 139 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 36-26-35
  • Bust – 36 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 32C

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Light Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Lipa gained worldwide fame with her debut album ‘Dua Lipa’ which earned her several awards including the EBBA Public Choice Award and two Brit Awards for British Female Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act.

Album Debut

After singing a lucrative deal with  Warner Music Group, Dua Lipa released her self-titled debuts studio album titled “Dua Lipa” on 2 June 2017. The album consists of seven tracks, including two UK top-10 singles “Be the One” and “IDGAF” and the UK number-one single “New Rules”, which also reached number six in the United States.

Television Debut

In 2016, Lipa was featured in a documentary comedy show Le grand journal de Canal+ as herself.

Brand Endorsements

Lipa has not endorsed any of the brands yet.

Awards & Nominations

Award Year Nominee/work Category Result
American Music Awards 2018 Herself New Artist of the Year Nominated
ASCAP Pop Music Awards 2017 ASCAP Vanguard Award Won
Bambi Awards 2018 International Music Honor Won
BBC Music Awards 2017 Dua Lipa Album of the Year Nominated
BBC Teen Awards Herself Best British Solo Artist Nominated
“New Rules” Best Single Won
2018 “One Kiss” Nominated
Herself Best British Solo Artist Nominated
The Beano Awards 2017 “New Rules” Pop Song of the Year Nominated
Billboard Music Awards 2019 Herself Billboard Chart Achievement Award Nominated
Top New Artist Nominated
“One Kiss” Top Dance/Electronic Song Nominated
BreakTudo Awards 2017 “New Rules” Best Video Nominated
Herself New Artist International Nominated
2018 Artist on the Rise Won
“One Kiss” Best Collaboration Nominated
Brit Awards 2017 Herself Critics’ Choice Nominated
2018 British Breakthrough Act Won
British Female Solo Artist Won
Dua Lipa British Album of the Year Nominated
“New Rules” British Single of the Year Nominated
British Video of the Year Nominated
2019 “One Kiss” British Single of the Year Won
British Video of the Year Nominated
“IDGAF” British Single of the Year Nominated
British Video of the Year Nominated
British LGBT Awards 2018 Herself Music Artist Nominated
D&AD Awards “New Rules” Direction for Music Videos Won
Echo Awards 2018 Herself Best International Rock/Pop Female Artist Nominated
Electronic Music Awards 2017 “Scared to be Lonely” Single of the Year Nominated
Eurosonic Noorderslag Herself European Border Breakers Award: United Kingdom Won
Public Choice Won
Best Newcomer of the Year Won
Glamour Awards Next Breakthrough Won
Global Awards 2018 Best Female Nominated
Rising Star Award Nominated
Best Pop Nominated
2019 Best Female Won
Best British Artist or Group Won
Best Pop Nominated
“One Kiss” Best Song with Metro Nominated
GQ Men of the Year Awards 2018 Herself Solo Artist of the Year Won
Grammy Awards 2019 Best New Artist Won
“Electricity” Best Dance Recording Won
Hungarian Music Awards 2018 Dua Lipa 4th year’s modern pop-rock album or voice recording Nominated
iHeartRadio MMVAs 2018 Herself Fan Fave New Artist Nominated
iHeartRadio Music Awards 2018 “New Rules” Best Music Video Nominated
2019 Herself Female Artist of the Year Nominated
“One Kiss” Dance Song of the Year Nominated
International Dance Music Awards 2019 “Electricity” Best Pop/Electronic Song Nominated
LOS40 Music Awards 2018 Dua Lipa International Album of the Year Won
“One Kiss” International Song of the Year Nominated
“New Rules” International Video of the Year Nominated
International Song of the Year Won
Herself International Artist\Group of the Year Won
MTV Europe Music Awards 2016 Best Push Act Nominated
2017 Best UK & Ireland Act Nominated
Best New Act Won
Best Look Nominated
2018 Best Artist Nominated
Best Pop Won
Best Look Nominated
Best UK & Ireland Act Nominated
MTV Millennial Awards 2018 Global Instagramer Nominated
“New Rules” Global Hit of the Year Nominated
MTV Video Music Awards 2018 Song of the Year Nominated
“IDGAF” Best Choreography Nominated
“One Kiss” Best Dance Video Nominated
Song of Summer Nominated
Meus Prêmios Nick 2018 Herself Favorite International Artist Eliminated
NME Awards 2017 Best British Female Artist Nominated
Best New Artist Won
2018 Best British Solo Artist Nominated
“New Rules” Best Track Nominated
Best Video Nominated
NRJ Music Awards Herself International Revelation of the Year Nominated
Female Artist of 2018 Nominated
International Female Artist of the Year Nominated
Herself & Calvin Harris International Duo/Group of the Year Nominated
“One Kiss” International Song of the Year Nominated
Most Streamed Song Won
“IDGAF” The Music Video of 2018 Nominated
Popjustice £20 Music Prize 2016 “Hotter than Hell” Best British Pop Single Nominated
Radio Disney Music Awards 2018 “New Rules” Best Song To Lip Sync To Won
Herself Breakout Artist of the Year Nominated
SCTV Music Awards 2017 Herself Young and Promising International Artist Won
Shorty Awards 2018 “New Rules” Best Use of Video Nominated
Best Use of YouTube Nominated
Best in Hospitality Nominated
Best Use of Facebook Video Nominated
Herself Best in Music Nominated
Best Influencer and Celebrity YouTube Campaign Won
Silver Clef Awards 2018 Best Live Act Nominated
Sound of… 2016 Sound of… 2016 Nominated
Swedish Gaffa Awards 2019 “One Kiss” Best Foreign Song Nominated
Teen Choice Awards 2017 Herself Choice Breakout Artist Nominated
2018 Choice Female Artist Nominated
“New Rules” Choice Song: Female Artist Nominated
“One Kiss” Choice Electronic/Dance Song Nominated
Choice Summer Song Nominated
Telehit Awards 2017 Herself Emerging Artist in Networks Nominated
UK Music Video Awards 2017 “New Rules” Best Pop Video – UK Won
VEVO Must See Award Nominated
2018 “IDGAF” Best Pop Video – UK Won
“One Kiss” Best Dance Video – UK Nominated
Urban Music Awards 2017 Herself Best Pop Act Nominated
WDM Radio Awards 2018 Best Electronic Vocalist Won
“Scared to be Lonely” Best Bass Track Won

Dua Lipa Favorites

  • Favorite Actresses – Chloe Sevigny, Drew Barrymore, Kate Moss
  • Favorite Beauty Accessory – Individual eyelashes
  • Favorite Artists – Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jeff Koons
  • Favorite Rappers – A$AP Rocky, Schoolboy Q, Chance The Rapper
  • Favorite Singers – Nelly Furtado, Pink
  • Favorite Song – Hotter Than Hell
  • Favorite Food – Cheese Pizza, Chips
  • Favorite TV Show – Gossip Girl (2007-2012)

Dua Lipa Net worth

Lipa has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars  as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Dua Lipa

  • Her first name means “love” in Albanian; its atypical nature was cause for distaste in her youth, but she grew to “enjoy” it, as it eventually eliminated the need for a stage name.
  • Her parents shaved her head when she was 6.
  • Her family moved to the Republic of Kosovo when she was 13 but returned to London at 16 to pursue music.
  • She started posting covers of famous songs by Christina Aguilera and Nelly Furtado at 14 years of age.
  • At 15, she had worked as a waitress in London.
  • She began modeling at an early age appearing in TV commercials for The X Factor. She even worked as a waitress in London.
  • In 2016, Lipa and her father set up the Sunny Hill Foundation in Pristina to donate to the citizens of Kosovo, her parents’ homeland.
  • She has many tattoos on her various body parts including forearms and shoulders.
  • In January 2018, Lipa received nominations in five categories at the Brit Awards, more nominations than any other artist that year.
  • Dua released a single “One Kiss” from her untitled second album in April 2018 which topped the UK singles chart.
  • In May 2018, Dua Lipa was caught up in a controversy when she announced on Twitter that she would release a capsule collection this fall that is universal and accessible for everyone. But, the catch up is that the maximum available size will be UK 16 which angers her fans. A fan twitted,  “She says accessible for everyone? Not having plus sizes is not having it accessible to everyone.”
  • In May 2018, she said that her second album, likely released in 2019, would be heavily influenced by acts such as disco kingpin Nile Rodgers who also took active part in studio recordings, the late Prince and OutKast.
  • Dua performed in the opening ceremony of the 2018 UEFA Champions League Final in Kiev on 26 May.
  • Visit her official website @ dualipa.com.
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