Melissa Jefferson popularly known with the stage name Lizzo, is an award winning American singer, songwriter and rapper born on April 27, 1988.
Lizzo was raised in Texas before she eventually moved to Minnesota where she started her music career.
She studied classical music where she majored on flute at the University of Houston.
- Real Name: Melissa Viviane Jefferson
- Date of Birth: April 27, 1988
- Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, United States
- Birth Sign: Taurus
- Ethnicity: Afro-American
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Singer, Rapper
- Father: Michael Jefferson
- Mother: Shari Johnson-Jefferson
- Siblings: Two
- Height 5 Feet 8 inches
- Weight: 91 kg
- Show Size: Unknown
- Dress Size: Unknown
She is well known for her ability to play the flute musical instrument effortlessly.
She was named as an artist to watch by Time Magazine in 2014.
Lizzo discovered her passion for music at a very tender age and had formed her first music group with friends at the age of 14.
She’s known for founding numerous hip hop groups such as The Chalice, The Clerb, Ellypseas and Grrrl Prty.
She came to limelight after the release of her third studio album “Cuz I Love You” which boast of hit singles like “Juice” and “Truth Hurts”.
She started performing as part of groups in 2011 and she released her first her first studio album “Lizzobangers” as a solo artist in 2013.
She has three albums to her credit; Lizzobangers (2013), Big Grrl Small World (2015), Cuz I Love You (2019).
She also starred in the drama Hustlers alongside Cardi B in 2019.
She also appeared on Late Show with David Letterman.
- Good as Hell
- Truth Hurts
- Like a Girl
- Cuz I Love You
- Water Me
- Exactly How I Feel
- En Love
Awards & Nominations
Lizzo has won numerous awards such as:
- Break out artist of the year at Apple Music Awards (2019)
- Video of the Year for ‘Juice’ at Soul Train Music Awards (2019)
- Album/Mixtape of the Year for ‘Cuz I Love You’ at Soul Train Music Awards (2019)
She has also got several nominations which include:
- Best Artist at UK Music Video Awards (2019)
- Choice Summer Female Artist at Teen Choice Awards (2019)
- Song of The Year for ‘Juice’ at Soul Train Music Awards (2019)
Lizzo is a talented American singer with an estimated net Worth of $3 million.
Social Media Profile
- Instagram @lizzobeeating
- Twitter @lizzo
- Soundcloud @lizzomusic