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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.



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Newly Single Iggy Azalea Spotted Out With Rapper French Montana


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It looks like Iggy Azalea is ready to move on after ending her engagement to basketball player Nick Young last month. On Saturday (July 23) Iggy was spotted hanging out with rapper, and ex of Khloe Kardashian, French Montana, sparking rumours that the two could soon be an item.

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Iggy and French both attended Jennifer Lopez's All I Have residency show at Caesar's Palace, before heading to Jewel Nightclub where Iggy was scheduled to perform. An onlooker told US Weekly that the pair looked to have “good chemistry.”

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Iggy Azalea Has A Non-Verbal Message For Nick Young And Keonna Green


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Sometimes being the bigger person, rising above it all, not stooping to their level etc. is hard work, and Iggy Azalea has decided to just be honest about what she thinks of her ex Nick Young and his newly emerged pregnant ex-beau Keonna Green. And by that we mean a middle finger.

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Yep, a rude gesture was pretty much all Iggy Azalea had to say on the matter as she was quizzed on the subject by paparazzi when she arrived at an airport in Australia. You can't really blame her; she's been incredibly strong in the wake of her split with fiance Nick Young, after she discovered he'd been cheating on her with several girls who he'd been taking back to their home.

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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

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Out For Blood! The Veronicas Lash Out At Iggy Azalea For Fur Coat Shot


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Iggy Azalea is really not having the best time at the moment. She's currently going through a bit of a messy break-up with Nick Young, and now musical duo The Veronicas have lashed out at her for wearing a fur jacket. In fact, we don't even know if it was a fur jacket. 

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It could be faux fur for all we know; either way, the twins aren't taking it lying down. Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso, who happen to be very vocal supporters of various animal rights groups, slammed the rapper on Twitter after MTV Australia posted an MTV Battle Tweet with the caption: 'Can Iggy take on the twins?' They coupled the post with a photo of the pair in denim dungarees alongside a shot of Iggy Azalea in a large fur coat.

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Iggy Azalea Says "Advance Team" Searched Her House For Drugs Before Britney Spears Visit


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Iggy Azalea made a rather alarming revelation when she appeared on ‘Watch What Happens Live’ this week, about what happened when pop queen Britney Spears came round her house for lunch last year.

The Australian-born rapper, 25, appeared on Andy Cohen’s chat show on Wednesday (March 23rd) and revealed that an advance team came to her house and swept the place for drugs before the lunch was allowed to go ahead, so paranoid were Britney’s team about the possibility of a relapse following the 34 year old’s infamous battle with substance abuse.

Iggy AzaleaIggy Azalea revealed what happened before Britney Spears came to visit her for lunch

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


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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.

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

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Zayn Malik Signs Solo Record Deal With RCA


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Zayn Malik is getting the next step in his career under way with the news that he’s signed a solo recording deal with the major label RCA, announcing in the process that he intends to make “#realmusic’.

On Wednesday (July 29th), Billboard revealed that the 22 year old ex-One Directioner has also signed up with management company Turn First, who also look after Iggy Azalea, and will be working with R&B producer Malay, somebody who has worked with the likes of John Legend and Frank Ocean.

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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

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Has Britney Spears Hit Back At Iggy Azalea Over Poor Chart Performance Of 'Pretty Girls'?


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So why did Iggy Azalea and Britney Spears’ duet ‘Pretty Girls’ perform poorly in the charts? Well on Sunday Azalea gave her opinion, blaming a lack of promotion for the track flopping. But now Spears appears to have hit back at her collaborator's comments, by posting a cryptic tweet seemingly aimed at the rapper.

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During a twitter Q & A with her fans on Sunday, Azalea answered one user who had mentioned that the duet ‘flopped a little bit’ on the Billboard charts. ‘It’s difficult to send a song up the charts without additional promo and tv performances etc,’ Azalea tweeted.

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Iggy Azalea Blames Lack Of Promotion For Britney Spears Duet 'Pretty Girls' Flopping


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Iggy Azalea has addressed the poor chart performance of her last single ‘Pretty Girls’, blaming a lack of promotion for the Britney Spear duet flopping. Taking part in a twitter Q&A , Azalea responded to a fan who had said the highly anticipated single ‘flopped a little bit’, while still calling it ‘the summer anthem of 2015’.

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‘It’s difficult to send a song up the charts without additional promo and tv performances etc,’ Azalea wrote. ‘Unfortunately I'm just featured...I would have enjoyed performing it a lot, I think it got off to a powerful start,’ the rapper added. ‘But you need content to compete in 2015.’

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Watch James Corden Rap With Iggy Azalea As They Search For The Perfect Wedding Dress


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James Corden may have delivered one of the best editions of carpool karaoke yet on Thursday's edition of the 'Late, Late Show', when he took a ride with rapper and bride-to-be Iggy Azalea. The duo seemed to be having the time of their lives as they journeyed together in down town L.A., while singing along to some of Iggy’s biggest hits and discussing her upcoming wedding.

Iggy AzaleaIggy Azalea is engaged to basketball player Nick Young.

Looking a lot more demure than usual, Iggy was dressed in a buttoned-up denim shirt for the ride and wore her hair hair in a braid. The journey began with the two indulging in a high energy singing along to Azalea’s hit ‘Fancy’, before launching into ‘Black Widow’ with Corden playing the part of Rita Ora.

Continue reading: Watch James Corden Rap With Iggy Azalea As They Search For The Perfect Wedding Dress

Nick Jonas Replaces Iggy Azalea As Headliner For Pittsburgh Pride


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Nick Jonas will be performing instead of Iggy Azalea at Pittsburgh Pride this weekend in Pennsylvania. Azalea announced earlier this month that she would not be appearing at the event following backlash from some members of the LGBT community.

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Read More: Nick Jonas Does Shots With Fans After Delivering Alcohol For Saucey App.

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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

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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

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Iggy Azalea

Date of birth

7th July, 1990

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

Height

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