Iggy Azalea is a glamorous songwriter, model, rapper, music video director, and singer who gained fame through her remarkable singing talent. She was originally named Amethyst Amelia Kelly by his father and mother. The girl is one of the most beautiful female artists in the American showbiz industry. Fair complexion, blonde hair, and attractive eyes make her a true stunner. Kelly was born and raised in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She relocated to the United States after reaching the age of 16. The core purpose of her relocation was to pursue a career in the professional music industry.
Iggy is originally an Australian, but she never let her nativity come in the way of her success. Her popularity knew no bounds after the outstanding release of her two music videos titled ‘Two Times’ and ‘Pussy’. These were rolled out on YouTube at the beginning of her professional singing career. The latter was uploaded on her official channel in August 2011. It helped her gain critical acclaim across the country. Soon after getting famous, she signed a contract with T.I’s official record label ‘Grand Hustle’. Subsequently, she officially launched her first mixtape under the caption ‘Ignorant Art’ in 2011.
After the recognizable success of her mixtape, Iggy released her debut studio album under the title ‘The New Classic’ in 2014. The album went into top charts and received the majority of positive reviews from music enthusiasts. It reached the top position on the US Billboard Top Hip Hop Albums chart, making Iggy the first Australian-born music artist to hit the American R&B chart-topping position. The impressive beauty has dazzled the world with her outstanding modeling skills as well. Due to captivating good looks, she received modeling opportunities from top brands in the USA. She has collected more than a few awards in recognition of her great work in the American entertainment world.
Who are Iggy Azalea's Parents?
Azalea was born on Jun 7, 1990, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She spent the early days of her life in Mullumbimby, NSW, alongside parents and the rest of the family members. She opened her eyes to very loving parents. Brendan Kelly, her father, was a comic artist and European Australian painter. Tanya, her mother, used to clean hotels and holiday houses. The multitalented stunner lived the early days of her life in a house that her father built with his own hands. The house built from mud-bricks covered a 12-acre area. She really enjoyed living in that villa for several years.
According to Iggy, she alongside her parents belong to Aboriginal lineage. Her ancestors came here on first fleet. It’s been over a 100 years since her family has been residing in Australia. She was just 14 years of age when began rapping. Initially, she created a trio alongside two other female artists from her neighborhood. Unfortunately, the other two girls were not too serious regarding making this group a great success. Due to this reason, Iggy disbanded the self-created all-female trio. Later on, she decided to pursue a career in the American music industry as a soloist.
Azalea entered the American music industry by launching a couple of hit music videos that she uploaded on YouTube. They received a tremendous response from fans from all over the world. Soon after rising to prominence through her self-created music videos, she signed a contract with ‘Grand Hustle Records’.
On Jul 30, 2012, Azalea introduced her musical skills in form of a debut EP called ‘Glory’. It was officially launched by Grand Hustle Records. The first extended play included striking guest appearances from other prominent US celebrities. On Oct 11, 2012, the Australian artist released her 2nd mixtape ‘TrapGold’. It was made available for the general public in the form of a digital download. The entire project was created by Diplo and the 1st Down of FKi. It received a mixed response from fans from all around the world.
On Apr 21, 2014, Iggy officially launched her debut studio album ‘The New Classic’ via Def Jam Recordings in America. The same collection of songs was launched through Virgin EMI in the United Kingdom. She was dependent upon other affiliated record labels to launch the first album in other major countries. All songs were based on hip hop genre and the recording sessions took place between 2012 and 2013. The full length of this introductory music album was 42:03 minutes. It included production efforts from Watch the Duck, The Arcade, Sarah Stennett, Reeva & Black, WoodysProduce, and The Invisible Men, among others.
On Jul 19, 2019, the famous Australian female rap artist rolled out her 2nd studio album ‘In My Defense’ by Empire and Bad Dreams Records. She released the lead number ‘Sally Walker’ on Mar 15, 2019. The production work was handled by Go Grizzly, Rico Beats, J. White Did It, and Smash David. The full length of this collective was 35:32 and it was based on pop-rap genre. Three singles received critical acclaim from this album. These were titled ‘Fuck It Up’, ‘Sally Walker’, and ‘Started’.
One thing that makes Iggy different from other American rappers is that she sings using a Southern U.S. accent. The Southern influence came to her music when she first landed in America and got involved in Miami and Atlanta based hip hop scene. People really love listening to her songs due to this important aspect.
Does Iggy Azalea have a Boyfriend?
Azalea started dating A$AP Rocky in 2011. Both of them had tattoos to reflect their love for each other. In July 2012, it turned out that the couple is not dating each other anymore. In November 2013, she started her love journey with the famous basketball player ‘Nick Young’. The couple got featured in GQ Magazine in March 2014. The couple separated after their controversial video got leaked on the internet.
How much is Iggy Azalea's Net Worth?
Iggy is one of those lucky rap artists who earned a hefty amount of money through their musical skills. She has made a lot of money from her professional singing career. The striking lady owns an estimated net worth of $10 Million after releasing 2 full-length studio albums, 16 outstanding singles, 3 extended plays, and 2 mixtapes.