|Real Name/Full Name:||Melissa Viviane Jefferson|
|Age:||35 years old|
|Birth Date:||27 April 1988|
|Birth Place:||Detroit, Michigan USA|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Lizzo Lesbian?:||No|
|Profession:||Singer-songwriter, Rapper, Flutist|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$12 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Melissa Viviane Jefferson, who is known as ‘Lizzo’ by her profession, is an American singer-songwriter, flutist, and rapper. Before signing with the major record labels- ‘Nice Life’ and ‘Atlantic Records,’ Lizzo released two studio albums- ‘Lizzobangers’(2013) and ‘Big Grrrl Small World’(2015), which were majorly acclaimed throughout and changed her life forever. Back in 2014, the reputed ‘Time’ magazine named her one of the 14 music artists to watch.
‘Coconut Oil,’ her first major-label extended play record- was released in back in 2016.
Maybe you know about Lizzo very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Lizzo’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Lizzo, whose birth name is ‘Melissa Viviane Jefferson’, was born in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. Later on, when she grew up to be a teen, her family decided to move to Houston, Texas. In a southwest community of Houston- ‘Alief,’ young Lizzo started to rap. When she was in her teens, she created a singing choir called Çornrow Clique’ along with her school mates. Right at that time, being inspired by American songwriter cum rapper- Jay-Z’s first single, from his sixth album- ‘The Blueprint’- ‘Izzo (H.O.V.A.),’ she decided to acquire the nickname ‘Lizzo,’ as a variant of ‘Lissa.
It always has been quite hard to figure out much about any celeb’s personal life, because they usually are very much close-lipped regarding this topic, and the famous singer Lizzo is just no exception. Still, we’ve got to know that despite being fun-loving and flirtatious, Lizzo has never been in any relationship.
When she was asked about her gender or sexuality, she gave an exciting and bold reply- “I don’t ascribe to just one thing…. That’s why the colors for LGBTQ+ are a rainbow! Because there’s a spectrum and right now we try to keep it black and white. That’s just not working for me.” Not only has she dubbed her fans as ‘Lizzbians’ but has also won a solid LGBTQ+ following, for her open-minded and confident attitude.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 27 April 1988, Lizzo is 35 years old as of today’s date 9th December 2023. Her height is 1.78 m tall, and her weight is 140 kg.
Speaking of her early work from 2011 to 2015, while living in Minneapolis, Lizzo used to perform with various indie groups, including the electro soul-pop duo- Lizzo & the Larva Ink. It was right during this time, when she helped to form a 3-piece all-female rap/R&B group- ‘The Chalice,’ who in 2012, released their 1st album- ‘We Are the Chalice,’ which was locally quite successful. Lizzo released her debut album named ‘Lizzobangers’ which was produced by Lazerbreak. That album topped newspaper- Star Tribune’s “Twin Cities Critics Tally 2013” list.
Lizzo worked for the tours of songwriter Har Mar Superstar and traveled in the US as well as in the UK.
Awards & Achievements
Lizzo is a tremendously successful artist, having innumerable awards and nominations tagged to her name.
In the year 2019, she won the ‘Apple Music Awards,’ under the category ‘Breakthrough Artist of the Year.’ In 2020, she won 2 Grammy Awards- one for her 3rd studio album ‘Cuz I Love You’ under the category ‘Best Urban Contemporary Album,’ and one of her song ‘Truth Hurts’ under the type ‘Best Pop Solo Performance.’
Net Worth & Salary of Lizzo in 2023
As a result of being an immensely successful singer in her industry, Lizzo is known to have earned a net worth of around $12 million as of December 2023.
Lizzo has always been praised for her plus-size body positivity and self-confidence and has starred in major make-up campaigns, magazine covers, and most recently repping Absolut Vodka’s new juice line, with a message that’s all about women of many shapes, sizes, and skin colors, being treated as equal.
Despite being trolled and body-shamed a lot of times, the way she has been maintained to be so steady and successful in her profession is absolutely inspiring for anyone and everyone who is looking up to reach the highest in their lives, sweeping off all odds.