Once you hear song hits “New Love,” “Be the One,” “One Kiss,” or “New Rules,” you surely know who performs them. She is young, multitalented, beautiful, and ultimately successful. Follow our article and find out about the childhood, facts, and career of this music star.
Dua Lipa’s birth date was on the 22nd of August 1995. She came to the world in Westminster, London. Her parents are of Albanian descent. Her father, Dukagjin Lipa, works as a manager, and in addition, he was the recording artist of an alternative rock band Oda.
Her mother is Anesa Lipa and she works for a travel firm. Anessa’s roots are mixed from Kosovo and Bosnia. Dukagjin is the son of archivist Seit Lipa, who was in charge of the Institute of History in Kosovo from 1990 to 1995.
The singer’s parents wanted to become a dentist and a lawyer, yet their plans failed after they fled to London. They left Kosovo in 1992 and have since worked in service at various cafes around London. Dua also has a younger sister named Rina, as well as a younger brother, Gjin (Jin).
She attended Sylvia Young School of Acting, before moving with her family to Kosovo in 2006 since her father completed graduation as manager and got a work contract there. She went to the private school Milleniumi and Trete in Pristina.
She got the name at the suggestion of her grandmother since dua in Albanian means love. At the age of only fourteen, she starts working on songs from big stars like Pink and Pink Nelly Furtado. She put those treatments on YouTube.
The following year, she decided to return to London again in hopes of becoming a singer. Lipa lived in London with friends. She attended Parliament Hill School, where she successfully completed Political Science, Psychology, and English. At the age of sixteen, she began modeling.
For two years, she was a model for the ASOS Marketplace catalog, after which she began working in hospitality as a hostess at La Bodega Negra Mexican Restaurant in Soho and at Mayfair Nightclub. In 2013, she first appeared on television, doing an ad for The X Factor.
After appearing on television, Dua put the signature on the contract with Warner Music Group. Shortly after, in 2015, she set out to prepare her first studio record. To announce the album, in August of the same year, she brought out her first song called “New Love”. She worked on it with producers Emile Haynie and Andrew Wyatt.
Two months later, she also dropped her second single from the album, called “Be the One.” With it, she achieved considerable success as the single reached the tops of Belgian, Polish, and Slovak music charts. Besides, it has also been on the Top 10 list of many other cities in Europe.
After gaining popularity in both the Australian and New Zealand markets, on the 30th of November, 2015, the BBC also included her singles on their hit list. Immediately afterwards, Dua decided to promote her album by touring the UK and the rest of Europe.
The tour ran from January to November 2016. At the end of November 2016, Sean Paul hosted the singer on his song “No Lie”. The project went well, and Dua landed a new hit in January of the following year, this time her company was made by renowned DJ Martin Garrix.
The song was called “Scared to be Lonely”. At the same time, her documentary, See in Blue, co-sponsored by The Fader, came out. Lipa subsequently was showed on Indonesian television, on the SCTV channel, and won the SCTV Music Award for “Promising Young International Artist” in May 2017. On the 6th of April, 2018, the singer brought out a new single called “One Kiss.”
Calvin Harris also worked on it. The single again ranked number one on the UK music chart, making it her second single at number one overall. Lipa also founded her personal musical weekender in cooperation with her father. She called it SunnyHill Festival. In September 2018, she had a performance at the F1 Grand Prix Festival in Singapore.
A famous singer had a romance of two years with worldwide chef and mannequin Isaac Carew. They split in 2017. Afterward, tabloids were involving her with Paul Klein, but a few months later, she got back with her old boyfriend, Isaac.
In 2019 young couple broke up, and currently, she is in a relationship with Anwar Hadid. Young celebrity is trendy on social media, too; therefore, she has an army of 40 million followers on Instagram.
Dua Lipa Net Worth 2024
As of 2024, Dua Lipa has an estimated net worth of around $3 million. This is such admiring fortune for a person in yearly twenty’s, and it adds her to the top list of youngest world millionaires. Singing is the primary source of her wealth.