Amethyst Amelia Kelly is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, and model. Azalea moved to the United States at the age of 16 to pursue a career in music, and has since resided in Los Angeles. Her stage name, from the masculine Egnatius, comes from the name of her dog and the street she lived on. She earned public recognition after releasing music videos for her songs “Pu$$y” and “Two Times” on YouTube. In 2012 Azalea signed a recording contract with Grand Hustle Records, which is owned by American rapper T.I., after gaining attention from her first full-length project, a mixtape titled Ignorant Art.

Born Name

Amethyst Amelia Kelly

Nick Name

Iggy Azalea

Genre

Electronic Dance, Hip Hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Def Jam, Grand Hustle, Mercury, Virgin EMI

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Iggy Azalea was born on June 07, 1990 Kelly, Sydney, Australia.

Age

She is currently 28 years old.

Sun Sign

Gemini

Nationality

Australian

Education

She is not a graduate. Azalea attended school but dropped out as she didn’t find it cool, besides her art class. Instead, she decided to work with her mother and thus, earn some money which can then be used to visit America.

Profession

Songwriter, Recording Artist, Model

  • Father – Painter and comics artist
  • Mother – A cleaner, who cleaned holiday houses and hotels
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Apart from singing, she is involved in modeling too. Azalea’s career is managed by Wilhelmina Models. She signed with them in 2012 and soon landed an endorsement deal with Levi Jeans later in that year.

Body Build

Voluptuous

Physical Statistics

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 pounds

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-26-38
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 38 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Dress Size

8 (US) or 40 (EU)

Shoe Size

10 (US) or 40.5 (EU) or 7.5 (UK)

Hair Color

Dark Blonde (Natural)

But, she dyes them to different shades such as ‘Light Blonde’.

Eye Color

Hazel

Religion

Her religious beliefs are still unknown.

Ethnicity

White

Sexuality

Straight

Boyfriend / Spouse

Iggy Azalea dated –

  • Asap Rocky (2011-2012) – American rapper, A$ap Rocky (from ASAP Mob) dated Iggy for a year from June 2011 to June 2012. She met him via American record producer Chase N. Cashe.

  • Nick Young (2013-2016) – American basketball player, Nick Young started dating Iggy in October 2013. They got engaged on June 1, 2015. But, after a year, in June 2016, the couple ended their engagement.
  • Tyler, The Creator (2014) – Iggy was rumored to be dating American rapper Tyler, The Creator in 2014.

  • French Montana (2016) – Moroccan hip hop recording artist French Montana dated Iggy from July 2016 to December 2016.

  • LJay Currie (2016-2017) – Music producer Ljay Currie started dating Iggy in December 2016. They called it quits in June 2017.
  • Quavo (2017) – Migos’ rapper Quavo and Iggy were spotted on a dinner date on October 25, 2017, which sparked dating rumors.

  • Tyga (2018) – From February 2018 to May 2018, the two rappers Tyga and Iggy Azalea were romantically linked with each other.

Professional Statistics

Best Known For

Her controversial songs “Pu**y” and “Two Times”, which went viral on the internet (YouTube).

First Album

She released her debut studio album in March 2014 titled The New Classic via Mercury Records, and Island Def Jam Records.

First Film

Iggy appeared in the 2015 action film Fast & Furious 7 in a cameo role.

First TV Show

In 2013, she guest appeared in music documentary TV series titled Tracks in an episode dated January 26, 2013, as herself.

Brand Endorsements

Levi Jeans (2012)

Distinctive Features

Female singer with Good Height

Iggy Azalea Favorite

  • Sport – Tennis

Iggy Azalea Net worth

Iggy Azalea’s net worth is estimated to be $6 million dollars.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Iggy Azalea

  • Her parents moved to Mullumbimby, New South Wales from Kelly, Sydney when she was still an infant. She relocated to the United States at the age of 16.
  • She began rapping at the age of 14.
  • She is the same age and height as American singer Taylor Swift.
  • Rappers Tupac Shakur and Missy Elliott from U.S. are Iggy’s major musical influences.
  • She received her name from her mother.
  • Visual artists David LaChapelle and Andy Warhol are her idols.
  • She had also served as a member of a band, which she formed with two of the neighborhood girls. This all happened before she commenced her solo singing career. The band idea didn’t work for long as the other two girls were not serious about this as a career option.
  • She had a childhood dog, named Iggy Pop. Hence, her nickname comes from that dog.
  • Visit her official website @ iggyazalea.com.

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