Lizzo is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, actress and flutist. Before signing with Nice Life and Atlantic Records, Lizzo released two studio albums- Lizzobangers and Big Grrrl Small World. She attained mainstream success with the release of her third studio album, Cuz I Love You which peaked inside the top five of the US Billboard 200. Lizzo is also an actress and she served as a voice performer in the animated film UglyDolls and appeared in the crime comedy-drama film Hustlers. In 2019, Time named Lizzo as Entertainer of the Year for her meteoric rise and contribution to music.

Birth Name

Melissa Viviane Jefferson

Nickname

Lizzo

Profession

Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, Actress

Genre

Hip hop, Alternative Hip hop, Pop Music, Funk-Pop, R&B, Soul, Doo-wop

Instruments

Vocals, Flute

Labels

Totally Gross National Product, BGSW, Atlantic Records, Nice Life

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Lizzo was born on the 27th of April 1988, in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Age

She’s currently 32 years old.

Sun Sign

Taurus

Ethnicity

Black

Religion

Christianity

Education

Lizzo graduation from Alief Elsik High School in Houston, Texas. In 2005, she enrolled at the University of Houston but dropped out before she completed her bachelor’s degree.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – She has two older sisters.

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Lizzo has dated –

Lizzo has largely opted to keep her personal life away from the public spotlight, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about her love life and dating history.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 140 kg
  • In Pounds – 308 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 45-36-47
  • Bust – 45 inches
  • Waist – 36 inches
  • Hip – 47 inches
  • Bra Size – 44C

Body Build

Large

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 11 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 24 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Lizzo became known after her studio album, Big Grrrl Small World (2015) and the album was placed in the 17th spot by Spin magazine in the list featuring 50 Best Hip-Hop Albums. She attained mainstream success with the release of her third studio album, Cuz I Love You (2019), which peaked inside the top five of the US Billboard 200.

Album Debut

In 2013, Lizzo released her debut studio album, Lizzobangers in collaboration with independent label, Totally Gross National Product.

Film Debut

In 2019, Lizzo played a voice role as Lydia in the animated movie, Ugly Dolls which is directed by Kelly Asbury and written by Alison Peck.

Television Debut

In 2014, Lizzo made her first television show appearance in the reality TV series, Made in Chelsea: NYC.

Lizzo Favorites

Lizzo Net worth

Lizzo has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Lizzo

  • Early in her childhood, her family decided to move to Houston from Michigan.
  • Her family was deeply religious and believed in the Pentecostal church. She sang gospels and was part of church choirs.
  • At the age of 9, she moved with her family to Houston, Texas, where she started her real training in music.
  • She learned to play the flute and listened to as much music as she could.
  • She also joined the school’s marching band in middle school and continued till she joined college. She played the piccolo in the school marching band.
  • While growing up, she often battled with body acceptance. Her insecurities continued to haunt her until she reached the age of 21 when she realized that she can’t change who she is and she should be okay with it.
  • She has founded 5 different rap / hip-hop groups – Grrrl Prty, The Chalice, Ellypseas, The Clerb and Absynthe.
  • In 2014, Lizzo was included by the Time magazine in the list featuring 14 music artists to watch.
  • In 2016, she released her first major EP, Coconut Oil. By then, she was signed under Atlantic Records, one of the biggest American record labels.
  • In 2019, she starred in the drama Hustlers with Cardi B.
  • In April 2019, Lizzo released her third album, Cuz I Love You which was her first album to be released under a major music label.
  • In April 2019, she performed at the Coachella Music Festival.
  • In July 23, 2019, Lizzo was nominated for Push Artist of the Year and Best New Artist at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • In June 2020, Lizzo revealed on TikTok that she is vegan.
  • Visit her official website @ lizzomusic.com.
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