Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea


Amethyst Amelia Kelly, known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper, songwriter, and model. At the age of 16, Azalea moved from Australia to the United States in order to pursue a career in music.

Full Name
Amethyst Amelia Kelly
Jun 7, 1990
5′ 10″
Net Worth


Amethyst Amelia Kelly, better known as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, and model born on June 7th, 1990 in Sydney, Australia. She has been active in the music industry since 2011. When she was 16 years old, she moved to Miami for one year before relocating to Houston. At age 17, she moved to Los Angeles.

Azalea began her career by releasing her debut mix tape 'Ignorant Art' in 2011. The following year she released her debut EP 'Glory', which spawned the singles "Pu$$y" and "My World". In 2013 she released her second mixtape 'TrapGold', followed by the EP 'TrapGold Deluxe Edition'. Her major-label debut studio album 'The New Classic' arrived in 2014 and was certified gold by the RIAA. That same year she also featured on Ariana Grande's hit single "Problem".

In 2016 Azalea released her second studio album 'Digital Distortion' along with its lead single "Team". Following its release, she embarked on a world tour entitled The Digital Distortion Tour. In 2018 Azalea announced that she had signed a new record deal with Island Records and was working on an upcoming album titled Surviving the Summer.

Iggy Azalea has won numerous awards throughout her career including ASCAP Pop Music Awards for Most Performed Song (2015) and Best Rap Artist of the Year (2014). She has also received multiple nominations at Billboard Music Awards and MTV Video Music Awards.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1990</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Iggy Azalea is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On June 7, 1990, Iggy Azalea was born in the small town of Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Move to America</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">At 16, Iggy moves to Miami, Florida to pursue her music career.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Mixtape Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Iggy releases her debut mixtape Ignorant Art, which she produces and records herself.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs Record Deal</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signs a record deal with Island Def Jam Music Group.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">"Fancy" Hits #1 on Billboard Hot 100</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Her single "Fancy" tops the Billboard Hot 100 chart and becomes her first #1 single in the United States.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Awards and Nominations</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Nominated for four Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist and Album of the Year.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">In My Defense Album Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases her third studio album In My Defense, her first album since 2014.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Versatile Artist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Iggy Azalea is an incredibly versatile artist. She can rap, sing, and even produce her own music. Her songs are always catchy and she has the ability to make any genre sound great.</p></div>

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Fearless</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Iggy Azalea always takes risks with her music, always pushing the boundaries and experimenting with different sounds. She is never afraid to try something new, and that's why she always creates such amazing music.</p></div>

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Inspirational</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Iggy Azalea is an inspiration for many young artists. Her story of coming from Australia and making it big in US hip hop is an inspiration to those who have dreams of making it in the music industry.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First International Artist to Reach #1 on US Charts</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Iggy Azalea was the first international artist to reach #1 on the US charts in 2014 with her hit song "Fancy".</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Left Home at 16 to Pursue Music Career</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At the age of 16, Iggy Azalea left home in Australia and moved to Miami, Florida in order to pursue her music career.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Was a VJ for MTV Australia</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming a successful rapper, Iggy Azalea worked as a VJ for the Australian version of MTV.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Won Four Billboard Music Awards in 2015</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Iggy Azalea won four Billboard Music Awards in 2015 for Top Rap Song, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Album, and Top New Artist.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Iggy Azalea has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, making her the first female rapper to receive this honor.</p></div>


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