Iggy Azalea

  • 25 February 2013

Date of birth

7th July, 1990

Occupation

Musician

Sex

1st January, 1970

Height

1.78

Iggy Azalea (born Amethyst Amelia Kelly; June 7th 1990) Iggy Azalea is a rapper and songwriter from Australia.

Net worth: Iggy Azalea has a net worth of $6 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2014).

Musical career: Iggy Azalea started pursuing music as a teenager when she formed a short-lived girl group with her neighbours. When she moved to America, she first started working with Backbone of hip hop collective the Dungeon Family and re-named herself after her dog and the street on which she lived as a child. Interscope encouraged her move to LA, where she began shooting YouTube videos of her rapping. In 2011, she released her mixtape 'Ignorant Art' featuring famously controversial track 'Pu$$y'. In 2012, she signed to T.I.'s label imprint Grand Hustle and released her 'Glory' EP. That year she also ventured into modelling, and unveiled the Diplo and Fki produced mixtape 'TrapGold'. She also appeared at the BET Hip Hop Awards and joined Rita Ora on her tour. In 2014, she released her debut album 'The New Classic' through Virgin EMI and Island Records, featuring lead single 'Work', and it topped the US Rap charts. Other singles include the number one 'Fancy' featuring Charli XCX and 'Black Widow' featuring Rita Ora. The album was announced to be re-issued later in the year in an expanded version entitled 'Reclassified'.

Personal life: Although born in Sydney, Iggy Azalea grew up in Mullumbimby, New South Wales with her artist father Brendan and cleaner mother Tanya. She claims to have Aborigine blood due to a culture-wide eye condition her family possesses. She left high school at 16 after saving money from working alongside her mother and moved to the US, going from Miami, to Houston, to Atlanta and eventually LA.

Iggy Azalea at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards held at The Forum in Los Angeles. Among this year's big winners were Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and The Chainsmokers, with Bon Jovi winning the Icon Award - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 11th March 2018

Iggy Azalea Is Loving The Winter Olympics

By Clive King in Music / Festivals on 19 February 2018

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Australian rap star Iggy Azalea has revealed she is loving watching the Winter Olympics on TV.

Iggy Azalea is loving watching the Winter Olympics on TV.

The Australian rap star has revealed via her Twitter account that she's been avidly following the sporting event in South Korea, admitting she's particularly enjoying watching the female athletes in action.

She wrote on the micro-blogging website: ''Ugh I'm watching women in the Winter Olympics and it is a MOOD.

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Iggy Azalea Reveals What She Likes About Being Single

By Clive King on 12 February 2018

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Australian rap star Iggy Azalea has claimed that the best thing about being single is not having to share her pizza with anyone.

Iggy Azalea thinks the best thing about being single is not having to share her pizza with anyone.

The 27-year-old rap star - who was previously engaged to basketball star Nick Young - has taken to her Twitter to reveal what she most enjoys about not being in a relationship.

She wrote on the micro-blogging website: ''Best thing about being single & living alone? I don't gotta share MY pizza with noooooooooobody. I can pick out all the best, most cheesy slices and eat them in order of deliciousness. (sic)''

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Iggy Azalea: Life Is A Wave Of Rising And Retreating

By Clive King on 07 February 2018

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Australian rap star Iggy Azalea has revealed on Twitter that she thinks life is a wave of ''rising & retreating''.

Iggy Azalea thinks life is a wave of ''rising & retreating''.

The 27-year-old rap star has admitted on her Twitter account that her outlook on life can swing in dramatic fashion, but the blonde beauty takes comfort in the fact that her mood will always improve eventually.

She wrote on the micro-blogging website: ''I'm about to tweet something silly.

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Iggy Azalea Unveils Empowering New Song 'Savior' Featuring Quavo

By Holly Williams in Music / Festivals on 02 February 2018

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She's back and her new album is coming very soon.

Iggy Azalea finally returns with a new song four years after dropping her chart-topping debut album 'The New Classic'. 'Savior' is a melodious pop number featuring Quavo of Migos, and is set to appear on her forthcoming record 'Surviving The Summer' out later this year.

Image caption Iggy Azalea at a Tidal event

The 27-year-old Aussie looks super sultry in images from her new lyric video, and the song is such an upbeat, infectious number that it will definitely be on our upcoming summer playlist. Available for download today (February 2nd 2018), it also marks her first collaboration with Migos' Quavo.

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Charlie Puth, Vampire Weekend, Iggy Azalea And More - Five Huge Albums Set For 2018

By Ed Biggs in Music / Festivals on 26 December 2017

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Some of the biggest stars who are set to release new albums in 2018.

We preview some of the prospective albums by major artists who are due to release a new record in 2018.

Image caption Charlie Puth looks set to dominate again

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Iggy Azalea Disappointed Over Shelved Plans To Release Another Single

By Clive King in Music / Festivals on 10 July 2017

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Iggy Azalea is ''very disappointed'' that her record label has decided not to let her release another single ahead of her album.

Iggy Azalea is ''very disappointed'' that her label has decided not to let her release another single.

The 27-year-old singer is not happy with her record label as she has claimed they shelved plans for her to drop another track ahead of her album.

She wrote on Twitter: ''My album isn't canceled, it's just not having another single. It's still being released ... I'm very unhappy with the way things have been handled too. I will make sure it's not this way for ia3 [her third album] ... I can assure you guys of that ...

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Halsey Won't Work With Iggy Azalea

By Clive King in Music / Festivals on 23 June 2017

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Halsey will ''absolutely not'' work with Iggy Azalea on her next record as she branded the rapper as a ''f***ing moron''.

Halsey will ''absolutely not'' work with Iggy Azalea on her next record.

The 22-year-old singer - real name Ashley Frangipane - recently released her second studio album 'Hopeless Fountain Kingdom', but is already looking for people she could team up with when she begins work on her third venture.

One person who definitely won't be making an appearance in Halsey's work is 27-year-old rapper Iggy Azalea, as the 'Colours' hitmaker has branded her a ''f***ing moron'' for ''disregarding black culture.''

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Iggy Azalea arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) wearing a Supreme t-shirt, long black coat, ripped jeans and tortoise shell sunglasses - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 7th July 2016

Nick Young's Ex Keonna Green Responds To His Break-Up With Iggy Azalea

By Ed Biggs in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 07 July 2016

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Green, who already has a 4 year old son with Young, also revealed in an explosive interview with Us Weekly that she is 22 weeks pregnant with their second child.

Only a matter of weeks after NBA star Nick Young was given his marching orders by his fiancée Iggy Azalea, his baby mama ex-girlfriend Keonna Green has given a tell-all interview revealing that she is pregnant with his child and that she feels no guilt about the situation.

Green, who already has a 4 year old son, Nick Jr., with 31 year old Young, gave an interview on Wednesday (July 6th) with Us Weekly. In it, she confirmed that she is 22 weeks pregnant with her second child and that she is “200 percent” certain it is Young’s child.

She also claimed that they had rekindled their romance in September 2015 – just three months after Young and Australian-born rap star Azalea, 26, got engaged.

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Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande And More Tweet Support For Kesha After Ruling In Dr. Luke Case

By Stephanie Chase in Music / Festivals on 20 February 2016

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A judge denied Kesha’s request for a preliminary injunction that would allow her to release music away from producer Dr Luke.

Artists including Lady GaGa, Iggy Azalea and Ariana Grande, are uniting in support for Kesha after the latest setback in her ongoing legal battle with producer Dr. Luke. On Friday Kesha was was denied her request for a preliminary injunction that would allow her to release music without producer Dr Luke, who she has previously accused of sexual assault and emotional abuse.

Image caption Celebrities have been offering support for Kesha following her latest legal setback.

Kesha first filled suit against Dr Luke in 2014, claiming the producer had sexually assaulted her and accusing him of sexual harassment, gender violence, civil harassment and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Kesha also claimed that on occasions Dr Luke had ‘drugged’ her.

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Demi Lovato Reveals ‘Confident’ Album’s Track List With Help From 12 Celebrity Friends

By Elinor Cosgrave in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 30 August 2015

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Demi Lovato and 11 of her celebrity friends have revealed the track list for her upcoming album, ‘Confident’.

Demi Lovato revealed her upcoming album’s track list on Twitter on Wednesday (26th August). Lovato called on a number of her celebrity friends to help her reveal the tracks and, in addition to Lovato’s original tweet, another 12 well-known faces each tweeted the name of a track.

Image caption Demi Lovato at a Samsung Galaxy event in Los Angeles in August 2015.

Read More: Demi Lovato Celebrates 23rd Birthday With New Puppy 'Batman' And A Tribute From Kelly Clarkson.

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Nick Young - Iggy Azalea's recent fiancé Nick Young goes shopping in Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 2nd July 2015

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea was snapped as she left the set of her new music video 'Pretty Girls' wearing a white bathrobe in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 9th April 2015

Iggy Azalea - A variety of stars from the music industry all turned out in style to attend the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 9th February 2015