Iggy Azalea is a famous rapper, songwriter, plus also model. Iggy Azalea seized the media’s attention after the music videos of her tracks ‘Pu$$y’ and ‘Two Times’ went successful on YouTube. Furthermore, the rapper started her own production company, ‘Azalea Street Productions’ in the year 2016.
|07 Jun 1990
|$ 6 Million
The talented rapper was conceived on 7th June 1990, in Ryde Hospital, which is found in Sydney, Australia. Iggy is an Australian citizen. Furthermore, the rapper’s contemporary age is thirty years old, and her sun sign is Gemini. She was conceived as Amethyst Amelia Kelly to her parents, dad, Brendan Kelly, and mom, Tanya Kelly.
Also, her father was a painter plus comics artist, whereas her mother used to clean holiday houses plus hotels. Furthermore, the rapper also has two siblings plus they are Emerald Kelly and Mathias Kelly. When Iggy was just an infant, Iggy’s family moved to Mullumbimby, New South Wales.
Being a teenager, Iggy Azalea’s dad used to urge her to consider her career in fine arts. So, Iggy went on to an art class with zest. But she had to quit it and began to work together with her mother in order to collect more cash so that she could go to America to seek her dream. When Iggy was just 14years old, she started rapping and also created a group together with two girls. Regrettably, the group couldn’t go further and was broken as other members were not as earnest as Iggy was.
From the age of eleven, Iggy Azalea was exhausted from hip-hop music. But was still feeling confined in her homeland as there was no one to have the same interest as she does. Iggy made a warm relationship with Derek online, who was from the Bahamas. Then, Iggy gave her rap songs to him for his store. After she turned sixteen years old, Iggy left on a holiday trip to America and went to Miami, where Derek was living at that moment. After that, Iggy told her plan to seek her rapping career with her parents. Then for the next six years, Iggy began working illegally in the United States without a work visa.
Career and Professional Life
The rapper started her music career 1st serving with Backbone. Backbone is a part of the hip hop music unit ‘Dungeon Family’ who is from Atlanta, Georgia. At this time, Iggy got to face FKi and Natalie Sims. Then, she went to Los Angeles in 2010. In the next year, Iggy came up with her first full-length mixtape, ‘Ignorant Art,’ which was a success, especially in 2011. After serving as a model, she got back to the music business in 2012. The rapper went on to get help from Southern rapper T.I. in order to bring her first studio album, ‘The New Classic.’
Dismally, the music album took more time to come out after ‘Interscope Records,’ which assisted her at the time, opposed to T.I.’s engagement in the project. Iggy came out with the music album under ‘Def Jam Recordings’ in April 2014. In order to keep her publicity continuous, she made a choice to bring out an E.P., ‘Glory,’ where she also combined the single ‘Murda Bizness.’ The rapper then came out with extra single ‘Millionaire Misfits’ in June 2012. Likewise, she brought out her 2nd mixtape, ‘TrapGold’ in October 2012.
More about her career
Iggy’s first studio album, ‘The New Classic’ of the year 2014, promoted her numerous awards plus nominations. The album consists of her most hit song ‘Fancy.’ In November 2014, she republished her music album ‘The New Classic,’ after giving it another name of ‘Reclassified.’ Furthermore, her second studio album ‘Digital Distortion’ was about to come out in July 2016. Nevertheless, the schedule was delayed, and it came out in 2017, and it was because of her separation from Nick Young.
In August 2018, Azalea came out with her music E.P. ‘Survive the Summer’ under ‘Island Records.’ Then, Iggy founded her own record label in the year 2018, which was originally named ‘New Classic Records.’ Moreover, her second studio album, ‘In My Defense,’ was out through her own record label in July 2019, which was renamed as ‘Bad Dreams.’ Nevertheless, the album was getting mixed with contradictory comments from music critics. The most interesting bit is that Iggy’s stage name came out after joining her pet dog’s name ‘Iggy’ plus the street’s name where she was brought up, which is ‘Azalea Street.’
Awards & Achievements
In the year 2012, the rapper was placed on XXL’s ‘Top 10 Freshman List’. Iggy turned out to be the first female and also the first non-American rapper to be already on the list. In 2014, Iggy got her first award at the American Music Awards. Furthermore, the rapper also got various nominations for six different classes. It even made her the most nominated performer of the event in the same year. Then, Iggy was the winner of the awards for Favorite Rap or Hip-Hop Artist and also for the Favorite Rap or Hip-Hop Album. In 2014, Iggy got extra eight nominations which again made her the most nominated musician at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Moreover, Iggy was the victor of an award together with Ariana Grande for ‘Best Pop Video’ and also for the song ‘Problem.’ In the same year, the rapper got the Teen Choice Awards. Iggy then was drafted for four ‘Grammy Awards’ in 2015. At the forty-first People’s Choice Awards, Iggy became the victor of the ‘Favorite Hip-Hop Artist’ in the same year. The rapper again got three awards from 12 nominations at the Billboard Music Awards. In fact, Iggy Azalea is the only musician apart from ‘The Beatles’ to get the top 2 places on ‘Billboard Hot 100’ singles chart with her first two shows. Also, in 2016, she won the Woman of the Year award, which was presented by ‘G.Q. Magazine Australia’.
Iggy Azalea certainly is living a rich life on her own. The rapper has a cool net worth of $6 million which she has been making from the beginning of her rapping career. Furthermore, Iggy is an independent woman and has been living on her own from the day she came into America to seek her dream. The rapper must have her own home in the United States; however, there is no additional information about it. But it is for real that her parents are still residing in Australia.
Coming to the relationship side, the rapper certainly was in a relationship with few people. In the year 2011, Iggy was involved with an American rapper, A$AP Rocky. They made their relationship apparent at the beginning of the next year. Furthermore, Iggy received the name of A$AP Rocky’s breakout mixtape “Live. Love. A$ A.P.” plus Rocky has even inked a tattoo on her fingers. Unhappily, Rocky announced their separation in July 2012.
Then, Iggy also removed the tattoo that Rocky inked on her fingers. Iggy then started dating a professional basketball player, Nick Young, from November 2013. The couple even were living together in Tarzana, California, for some time. Furthermore, they even were present together in the G.Q. magazine. In June 2015, the pair happily did their engagement. Nevertheless, the pair declared the news about their separation after one year of their engagement.
In addition, the rapper confessed that she did plastic surgery, even though Iggy was before not planning to tell about it. She even said that there are some of her things that she hates but has already acquired to accept, and also that she has replaced some of her things from the surgery.
In June of 2020, he declared that she had given birth after earlier denying pregnancy rumors. Further, she has been showing Onyx off ever since. She posted on her Instagram Story, “I have a son.”
Body Measurement and Social Media
Speaking about the stunning rapper’s physical appearance, she is 5 feet 10 inches or 170 cm tall. Iggy has a bodyweight of 68 kilograms or 150 lbs. Moreover, the rapper has fair skin with a very charming and stylish character. The body size of Iggy is 33-26-38 inches, plus her bra size is 32 B. Further, Iggy has a couple of beautiful hazel eyes with long dark blonde hair. Also, the star wears a shoe having a size of 10 (U.S.).
The popular Australian personality is unmistakably very active on her social media profiles. Iggy has an Instagram profile with 14.4 million fans and a Twitter profile with 7.8 million followers. Moreover, the artist also has a Facebook page where 7.8 million individuals follow her. The rapper certainly has her own YouTube account so that she could create her own world on YouTube. On her Youtube account, Iggy has attained 7.81 million subscribers as of March 2021.