- Name: Lorde
- Age: 21 years old
- Height: 5ft 5in (165 cm)
- Occupation: Singer
- Net Worth: US $9 Million
- Status: Alive
Lorde is a Grammy-winning New Zealand pop singer and songwriter. Her discography includes The Love Club EP (2013), Pure Heroine (2013) and Melodrama (2017). Lorde was born Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor on November 7, 1996 in Auckland, New Zealand. Her mother, Sonja Yelich, is a poet, and her father, Vic O’Connor, a civil engineer. She has three siblings, Jerry, India and Angelo. Lorde attended Belmont Intermediate School followed by Takapuna Grammar School in Auckland. She played netball and wrote short stories as a child.
Lorde began her music career with Universal Music Group (UMG) in 2009. She was 12 at the time. Her first public performance was at the Devonport Victoria Theatre (The Vic) in November 2011. Lorde’s debut EP, The Love Club, was independently released on SoundCloud in 2012. It was officially released by UMG in March 2013. The EP sold 60,000 copies in the United States and was certified 7x Platinum by the ARIA. It was led by the hit single “Royals” which later won two Grammy Awards including one for Song of the Year.
Lorde’s debut studio album, Pure Heroine, was released on September 27, 2013. It peaked at #1 in New Zealand and Australia, and at #3 on the U.S. Billboard 200. The album sold over 3 million units worldwide. It spawned the singles “Tennis Court”, “Team” and “Glory and Gore”. Lorde’s 2014 single “Yellow Flicker Beat” was used as the main single from the soundtrack for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. The song was co-written by Joel Little and produced by Republic Records. Lorde’s sophomore album, Melodrama, is scheduled for release in June 2017. The single “Green Light” from the album was released in March 2017.
In addition to 2 Grammys, Lorde has won 2 Billboard Music Awards, a Brit Award and multiple New Zealand Music Awards. She was named as one of the world’s most influential teenagers by Time magazine in 2013. She’s also made the Forbes “30 Under 30” list in 2014.
Lorde is 5ft 5in tall and she’s of Croatian and Irish ancestry. Her net worth is estimated at $9 million. She was signed to a $2.5 million publishing deal with Songs Music Publishing in 2013. Lorde is currently in a relationship with photographer ‘James Lowe’. The two began dating in late 2013.
Lorde Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor
- Birthday: November 7, 1996
- How Old : Age: 21 years old
- Place of Birth: Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 5in (165 cm)
- Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
- Years Active: 2009-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $9 Million
- Partner(s): James Lowe
- Death-O-Meter: Alive