- Name: Iggy Azalea
- Age: 27 years old
- Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Rapper
- Net Worth: US $10 Million
- Status: Alive
Iggy Azalea is an Australian rapper and model. She was born Amethyst Amelia Kelly on June 7, 1990 in Sydney, Australia. She was raised in Mullumbimby by parents Tanya and Brendan Kelly. Azalea has two siblings, Emerald and Mathias. She visited the United States for the first time in 2001 and fell in love with hip hop music. The name ‘Iggy’ was the name of her childhood dog and ‘Azalea’ is the street where she grew up on.
Azalea moved to the U.S. in summer 2006. She stayed in Miami, Florida followed by Texas, Georgia and later California. Her debut mixtape, Ignorant Art, was released on September 27, 2011 and featured the song “Pu$$y”. Azalea gained further exposure after she was featured on the cover of XXL magazine’s ‘Top Ten Freshman issue’. She signed a record contract with Southern rapper T.I.’s imprint Grand Hustle Records in March 2012. Her debut EP, Glory, was released in July 2012 followed by her second mixtape, TrapGold, three months later.
Azalea’s debut studio album, The New Classic, was released on April 21, 2014. The album peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200 and features the singles “Work”, “Fancy”, and “Black Widow”. The New Classic incorporates elements from hip-hop, EDM and trap music. Azalea picked up four Grammy nominations for the album including one for Best Rap Album. She’s collaborated with artists like and Rita Ora, Ellie Goulding, Charli XCX, Ariana Grande and Britney Spears. Her upcoming album, Digital Distortion, is slated for release in summer 2016.
Azalea’s modeling career started in 2012. She was signed to ‘Wilhelmina Models International’ and was named the new face of Levi’s “Go Forth” campaign. She’s since collaborated with House of Holland, Steve Madden, Forever 21 and Bonds. She was ranked #96 on Maxim’s 2014 Hot 100 list.
Iggy Azalea Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Amethyst Amelia Kelly
- Birthday: June 7, 1990
- How Old : Age: 27 years old
- Place of Birth: Sydney, Australia
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Model
- Years Active: 2011-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $10 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: iggyazalea.com