Lizzo is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. With the release of her 2019 album “Cuz I Love You,” which featured the hit singles “Juice,” “Tempo,” and “Truth Hurts,” Lizzo became a household name.
Her other accomplishments include the singles “Good as Hell” and “Lizzobangers,” as well as the albums “Big Grrrl Small World” and “Lizzobangers.” In addition to her work in music, Lizzo has acted in movies like “Hustlers” and “UglyDolls.”
Melissa Viviane Jefferson, better known by the stage name Lizzo, was born in Detroit, Michigan, on April 27, 1988. She relocated to Houston, Texas, with her family when she was ten years old. She was given classical flute instruction by renowned music instructor Claudia Momen there.
Lizzo started rapping when she was a teen, and at 14, she and her buddies started a band called Cornrow Clique. After graduating from Alief Elsik High School, she enrolled at the University of Houston to pursue a degree in classical music. After her father passed away, Lizzo spent a year living out of her car while she made her way into the music business. She relocated to Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 2011.
Lizzo joined the electro soul-pop combo Lizzo & the Larva Ink in Minneapolis. She also contributed to the creation of the female rap trio the Chalice, whose debut album “We Are the Chalice” was published in 2012.
Breakthroughs In The Mainstream And Studio Albums
“Lizzobangers,” Lizzo’s debut studio album, was released in October 2013 and featured the songs “Faded,” “Batches & Cookies,” and “Paris.” After that, she appeared on the Prince song “BoyTrouble” from the album “Plectrumelectrum” along with her former Chalice comrades. “Big Grrrl Small World,” Lizzo’s second studio album, was released on December 11th, 2015. The songs “My Skin” and “Humanize” have music videos.
In 2016, Lizzo released her first major-label EP, “Coconut Oil,” after joining Atlantic Records. The EP, which diverged from her earlier hip-hop-focused works, examined topics like body positivity and self-love. It also included the popular song “Good as Hell,” and it was Lizzo’s debut album, reaching a peak of number 44 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Lizzo debuted “Juice,” the third album’s lead single, at the beginning of 2019.
A few months later, “Cuz I Love You” was made available. Lizzo’s career was launched by the album, which peaked at number four on the Billboard 200 chart after debuting at number six. The same period saw the rise in popularity of her 2017 single “Truth Hurts,” which was eventually included in the “Cuz I Love You” deluxe edition.
The song quickly rose to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 and spent seven weeks there, becoming Lizzo’s first single to reach that position. “Good as Hell,” another of her singles, entered the top three.
Early in her career, Lizzo has sung in the band of musician Har Mar Superstar and served as his opening act. She then joined St. Paul and the Broken Bones to sing “A Change is Gonna Come.” Lizzo performed as a musical guest on “The Late Show with David Letterman” in October 2014.
Later, as she rose to fame, she gave her debut performance at the Coachella Music Festival. She then gave performances at the Glastonbury Festival, the Indianapolis and Sacramento Pride Festivals, the 2019 BET Awards, and the Glastonbury Festival. Lizzo debuted as a musical performer on “Saturday Night Live” in December 2019.
She headlined FOMO Festival the following year and gave a sold-out performance at the Sydney Opera House. The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards were then kicked off by Lizzo with a medley of “Truth Hurts” and “Cuz I Love You.”
Lizzo was nominated for Push Artist of the Year and Best New Artist at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2019 as a result of her phenomenal popularity. Lizzo garnered eight nods for the year, making her the artist with the most nominations at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.
In the end, she was the night’s triple victor, taking up the Best Urban Contemporary Album, Best Traditional R&B Performance for “Jerome,” and Best Pop Solo Performance for “Truth Hurts.” Lizzo has won Billboard Music, BET, and Soul Train Music Awards in addition to her Grammy Awards.
Lizzo made her acting debut in the 2019 musical comedy “UglyDolls,” where she voiced Lydia. Later on in the year, she made an on-location appearance as Liz, a stripper, in the crime comedy “Hustlers.” She shared the screen with celebrities including Cardi B, Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Julia Stiles, Keke Palmer, and Mercedes Ruehl.
Lizzo has been a target of body shaming throughout her life and career and is now a vocal proponent of body positivity, confidence, and self-love. Her backup dancers, the Big Grrrls, are all plus-size women to improve their visibility. Lizzo is also a staunch supporter of the LGBTQ community and has developed a devoted fanbase that she refers to as “Lizzbians.”
The online publication Queerty designated Lizzo a “trailblazing figure who actively ensures society remains progressing towards equality, acceptance, and decency for all LGBT people” in honour of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in June 2019. She responded that she doesn’t “ascribe to just one thing” when questioned about her personal sexuality.
Lizzo Net Worth
Lizzo Net Worth is estimated to be around $12 Million According to Digi Hind News. She is one of the richest Female Rapper in America. She is a self-made star. Lizzo doesn’t come from popular family background, yet she is able to earn this much fame all over the world.