At the 2019 VMAs, Lizzo gave the performance of the lifetime. Performing smash hit singles “Truth Hurts” and “Good As Hell” while surrounded by plus-sized models on the stage, she unanimously stole the night.
Lizzo’s rise to prominence was a long time in making. She isn’t a case of an overnight success — a one-hit-wonder, if one may.
A question begs: What makes Lizzo so special? Here, learn it all!
Why Is Lizzo Famous? Songs, Measurements & Net Worth
For starters, Lizzo is an extremely talented musician. Revered for her handling of flute, she is a hybrid who can sing and rap.
In 2019, Lizzo scored a Billboard #1 song with “Truth Hurts,” almost two years after first releasing it. The feat eloquently symbolizes her musical career.
Before her landmark 2019 project “Cuz I Love You” under Atlantic Records, Lizzo worked tirelessly crafting catchy songs à la Juice, Tempo, Batches & Cookies, and Worship.
Sales from three studio albums and tour money place Lizzo’s net worth at around $3 million.
Beyond her musical prowess, Lizzo is famous for advocating for body positivity. With the height of five feet & ten inches (178 cm) and 95 kilograms weight, she is far from a prototypical pop star.
Her authenticity coupled with ideological leanings makes Lizzo a captivating public figure.
How Old Is Lizzo? Nationality, Ethnicity & Family
Lizzo was born with the real name Melissa Jefferson in 1998. Per her date of birth, she turned 31 years of age on 27th April 2019.
A native of Detroit, Michigan, Lizzo holds American nationality. With regards to ethnicity, she identifies as an African-American woman — a proud one, at that.
Coming from a religious family, Lizzo sang church choir as a child. Both of her parents were avid music listeners and encouraged Lizzo and her two siblings to take up music.
Working with groups such as Cornrow Clique and The Chalice, Lizzo honed her craft. A Minnesota Vikings fanatic, She would eventually get discovered by one of the execs at the Atlantic Records.
Dating Or Married?
Concerning the songstress’ dating life, Lizzo – as of September 2019 – appears to be single. In all honesty, it could take years before she finally decides to get married.
Forget boyfriends, Lizzo’s name is yet to get romantically entangled with anyone specific. Also, there exists a rumor which suggests that the “Hustlers” is a closeted lesbian.
For her part, Lizzo remains undeterred with the questions surrounding her sexuality.
Last modified: September 6, 2019