An Australian rapper, Iggy Azalea’s presence in the hip-hop scene has grown tremendously since her major label debut in 2012. That year, she released her first mixtape dubbed, Ignorant Art which garnered her an incredible amount of attention. Interested in learning more about her? Be sure to read on below.
Iggy Azalea – 2017 Facts
Amethyst Amelia Kelly
Occupation and Job
Rapper, record producer, hip-hop artist
Iggy Azalea rose to fame with the release of her debut album, The New Classic in 2014. Not only did it reach the top five in multiple countries, but it had topped the Billboard Hip-Hop Albums, making her the first non-American female rapper to have achieved such a feat.
Age – How Old is He?
She is currently 27 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
She was born on June 7, 1990
Place of Birth/Hometown
Iggy Azalea was born in Sydney, Australia. Growing up, she was raised in the town of Mullumbimby, in New South Wales. Wanting to pursue a rap career, she later moved to the United States in her teens.
She is of Australian and Irish descent
Iggy Azalea Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
He is 5’10” tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
He is 178cm tall
Weight in Pounds
She currently weighs 150 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
She currently weighs 68kg
Her body measurements are 33-26-38
26 inches or 66cm
She wears a size 10 (US) shoe
Iggy Azaela’s Personal Life in 2017
Is Iggy Azalea in a Relationship?
As of 2017, the singer is currently dating a man by the name of LJay Currie. Just earlier this year, the two were spotted enjoying a lavish holiday in Mexico.
Iggy Azalea’s Boyfriends
Prior to her current relationship, she had been with Nick Young, a basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers. After a period of living together, they had announced their engagement in 2015. As it happened, however, a video of him cheating was soon leaked to the internet, which led to their separation.
Previously, the singer had also dated rapper ASAP Rocky, whom she’d met through a record producer. In 2012, it was stated that they were no longer together.
She has a sister named Emerald Kelly.
She has a brother named Mathias Kelly.
As far as we know, the rapper does not have any children.
As a young teen, she was a student at Mullumbimby High School. Wanting to pursue a rap career, however, she later dropped out to move to the United States.
Did Iggy Azalea Go to College
No, as far as we know, Iggy Azalea has not gone to college.
At this time, we do not have any details on Iggy Azalea’s salary.
As of 2017, Iggy Azalea has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
She enjoys listening to music in her downtime
The musical, Grease
Favorite TV Show
Favorite Music Artists
Her favorite rappers include Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott, Outkast, T.I., and Tupac
Tennis and Basketball
Favorite Sports Team
She is a big fan of the LA Lakers
Born on June 7, she is a Gemini
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Iggy Azalea’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
Iggy Azalea’s Facebook Account
Iggy Azalea’s Twitter Username
Iggy Azalea’s Instagram Username
Iggy Azalea’s Youtube Channel
Iggy Azalea’s Snapchat Username
Iggy Azalea’s Snapchat username is @iggyazalea
Other Interesting Facts:
- At the age of thirteen, she got her first fake ID with which she went to go to a local nightclub- it later became a regular occurrence
- Prior to launching her solo music career, she had formed a music group with a couple of friends from the same neighborhood
- For a period after moving to the United States, she worked in the country illegally- it wasn’t until 2013 that she was granted a five-year temporary work visa
- Despite being Australian, she is known for rapping with a Southern US accent- she has attributed this to her musical influences, who are all from the South
- She was the first non-American hip hop artist to be included on XXL’s “Top 10 Freshman List”
- She has opened for several artists in the past including Rita Ora, Tyga, Has, and Beyonce
- In 2014, she teamed up with Ariana Grande on the smash hit, Problem, which eventually went platinum six times in the United States
Iggy Azalea Bio – 2018 Update
Born and raised in Australia, Iggy Azalea took up rapping at the age of fourteen. Eventually wanting to pursue it as a full-time career, she made the move to the United States, dropping out of high school along the way. After overcoming some initial challenges, she released her first full-length project, Ignorant Art in the fall of 2011. A considerable hit, it yielded her a record deal soon afterward. From there, the blonde issued her debut album titled, The New Classic in 2014. Certified platinum in the United States, it gave rise to the singles, Work, Change Your Life (Feat. T.I.), Fancy (Feat. Charli XCX), and Black Widow (Feat. Rita Ora).
Since then, the singer has released a second album titled, Reclassified, which is in fact, a re-issue of her debut effort. Though she hasn’t come out with any full-length projects in the recent years, she has dropped a few singles including, Beg for It (feat. MO), Trouble (Feat. Jennifer Hudson), Pretty Girls (with Britney Spears), and Team, a few of which have attained RIAA accreditation. What has Azalea been up to this year? Reportedly, she has been working on her upcoming album, Digital Distortion which is assumed to come out later in 2017. On top of that, she has also held a handful of performances across the country over the past few months.