Dua Lipa Biography
Real NameDua Lipa
Born22 August 1995
BirthplaceLondon, England
Height5′ 8” or 172cm
SchoolFitzjohn’s Primary School
Parliament Hill School
University Unknown
Father NameDukagjin Lipa
Mother NameAnesa Lipa
SiblingRina (Sister)
Gjin (Brother)
OccupationActress, Singer, Songwriter
GenresPop, Disco, House, R&B
Year Active2014 – Present

Dua Lipa is a British Singer, Songwriter, and Model. She was born on 22 August 1995, and her birthplace is West Hampstead, London, England. Her height is about 5′ 8”. Lipa modeled with Topshop and signed with a modeling agency, helping her land a role as a “singer” in an ITV advertisement for ”The X Factor” in 2013. Her 2018 single “One Kiss” with Calvin Harris peaked at number one in the UK and became the longest-running number-one single for a female artist in 2018. In 2021, Lipa was included on Time’s 100 Next lists about the future 100 most influential people in the world.

Early life

  • Dua Lipa was born in London, England and her family is of Muslim heritage, she has a sister named Rina and a brother named Gjin.
  • Lipa was musically influenced by her father who was the lead singer and guitarist of the Kosovan rock band Oda and play music at home, including his own compositions and songs of artists such as David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Radiohead, Sting.
  • She attended Fitzjohn’s Primary School, where she auditioned to enter the school choir, the teacher told her that “she could not sing”.
  • At the age of nine, she began weekend singing lessons at the Sylvia Young Theatre School and moved with her family to Pristina after Kosovo declared independence in 2008.
  • Lipa moved back to London at age 15 and attended Parliament Hill School, later re-entered Sylvia Young Theatre School part-time.
  • She began posting videos of herself covering songs such as “If I Ain’t Got You” (2004) by Alicia Keys and “Beautiful” (2002) by Christina Aguilera on YouTube and SoundCloud.
  • Lipa modeled with Topshop, and signed with a modeling agency, helping her land a role as a “singer” in an ITV advertisement for The X Factor in 2013.

Music Career

  • In 2013, Lipa signed a contract with Tap Management, directed by Ben Mawson and Ed Millett, while working as a waitress in a cocktail bar.
  • Lipa was introduced to Mawson by her lawyer, who discouraged her from signing another publishing deal that was offered to her.
  • During one of the sessions, Lipa co-wrote the song ”Hotter than Hell”, which would eventually lead to her signing a record deal with Warner Bros. Records in 2014.
  • In August 2015, Lipa released her first single “New Love”, produced by Emile Haynie and Andrew Wyatt.
  • Her second single, “Be the One”, was issued to European success in October 2015, reaching number one in Belgium, Poland, and Slovakia, as well as charting within the top ten in over eleven European territories.
  • In 2019, she won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist, and her Silk City-collaboration “Electricity” won the Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording.
  • Her 2019 single “Don’t Start Now” peaked at number two in the UK and US, and number four on the US Hot 100 year-end chart.


Dua Lipa Mother
Dua Lipa Parents

Concert Tours

2016UK TourEngland
2016Hotter Than Hell TourIreland, Belgium, Denmark,
Germany, Italy, England
2017US and Europe TourUnited States, Canada, Italy,
Netherlands, Germany
2018The Self-Titled TourUnited States, Canada, Norway
Argentina, Europe
2021*Future Nostalgia Tour Ireland, Belgium, Denmark,
Germany, Italy, England


2021ASCAP Pop Music AwardsWinning SongwritersDon’t Start Now
2021APRA Music AwardsMost Performed International WorkDon’t Start Now
2021Brit AwardsBritish Album of the YearFuture Nostalgia
2021Grammy AwardsMost Played Song of the YearDon’t Start Now
2021Grammy AwardsBest Pop Vocal AlbumFuture Nostalgia
2021Hungarian Music AwardsForeign Pop/Rock Album of the YearFuture Nostalgia
2021Lo Nuestro AwardsCrossover Collaboration of the YearUn Dia (One Day)
2021Webby AwardsAnimation, General VideoHallucinate
Dua Lipa


Studio Albums

2017Dua LipaWarner Bros.
2020Future NostalgiaWarner Bros.


2020Un Dia (One Day)J Balvin
2020Real GrooveKylie Minogue
2021We’re GoodDua_Lipa_Music
2021Love Again Dua_Lipa_Music


Social Media

Social MediaCountsProfiles
Facebook14.0 MillionLink
Instagram68.0 MillionLink
Twitter8.1 MillionLink
SnapchatScan To AddLink
Youtube18.5 MillionLink
Apple MusicListenLink


Leave a Reply