Lorde is a New Zealand singer, songwriter and record producer. Taking inspiration from aristocracy for her stage name, she is known for employing unconventional musical styles and thoughtful songwriting. Lorde expressed interest in performing at local venues in her early teens. She signed with Universal Music Group in 2009 and collaborated with producer Joel Little in 2011 to start recording material. In 2013, the New Zealander was placed in Time’s list of Most Influential Teenagers in the World.

Birth Name

Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O’Connor

Nickname

Lorde

Profession

Singer, Songwriter

Genre

Art Pop, Electronica, Electropop, Indie Pop, Minimal

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar

Labels

UMG, Lava, Republic

Nationality

New Zealander

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Lorde was born on November 07, 1996, in Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand.

Age

She’s currently 22 years old.

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Ethnicity

White

She has Croatian and Irish ancestry.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Lorde studied at Vauxhall School and then at Belmont Intermediate School in Auckland, New Zealand.

Family Details

  • Father – Vic O’Connor (Civil Engineer)
  • Mother – Sonja Yelich (Prize-winning New Zealand poet)
  • Siblings – Jerry Yelich-O’Connor (Older Sister), India Yelich-O’Connor (Younger Sister), Angelo Yelich-O’Connor (Younger Brother)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Lorde has dated –

  • James Lowe (2013-2016) – Photographer James Lowe started dating singer Lorde in 2013. He is based in Auckland, New Zealand (from where Lorde belongs) and is eight years her senior. She started dating him before the start of her music career. In January 2016, they were speculated to have separated after they weren’t seen together on their Instagram posts for several months.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 61 kg
  • In Pounds – 134½ lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-27-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 27 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Light Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Her debut single Royals, which made a record of standing at the Billboard and iTunes charts for straight seven weeks.

Film Debut

She has not done any of the films yet.

Album Debut

In September 2013, Lorde came up with her debut studio album titled Pure Heroine. The album was again released on December 13, 2013 with an extended version. It charted at #1 New Zealand, and Australia, #2 in Canada, #3 in USA, #4 in UK. She successfully sold 797,000 albums just in U.S.

Television Debut

She has appeared as a musical guest on various television shows starting from 2013.

Brand Endorsements

Her song Royals has also made it to the Samsung’s adverts. The song appeared in Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 commercial in October 2013.

Lorde Favorites

Her favorite things are unknown.

Lorde Net worth

Lorde has a estimated net worth of $12 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Lorde

  • Her interests in acting and singing aroused at the age of 5 when she entered into a drama group with her friend.
  • As Lorde’s mom is a poet, she always has guided her to read books.
  • At the age of 12, Lorde read books written by writers Raymond Carver and Kurt Vonnegut.
  • She is a self-identified feminist.
  • She sold her music publishing rights to Songs Music Publishing in a deal signed for $2.5 million. Now, her songs can appear in films and advertising.
  • She has assisted in raising funds for Typhoon Haiyan. In December 2013, she again helped in raising money for a community in Devonport in New Zealand.
  • In 2013, the New Zealander was placed in Time’s list of Most Influential Teenagers in the World.
  • In November 2013, the New Zealander signed a deal with Songs Music Publishing.
  • In December 2017, Lorde cancelled her concert in Israel following a campaign by Palestinian activists supporting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign. This online campaign incorporated an open letter by both the Palestinian New Zealander activist Nadia Abu-Shanab and the Jewish New Zealander activist Justine Sachs urging Lorde to cancel her tour citing the Israeli government’s oppressive policies. After cancelling her tour, Lorde also issued a statement on her Twitter account thanking fans and followers for educating her about Israel-Palestine.
  • Visit her official website @ lorde.co.nz.

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