Melissa Viviane Jefferson, who is also known as Lizzo, is an American singer, rapper, flutist, and songwriter. The star attained popularity on the mainstream media due to the release of her third studio album Cuz I Love You in 2019.
Lizzo is also known for her acting roles. She was featured as a voice performer in Ugly Dolls, an animated movie released in 2019. She also made an appearance in Hustlers, a crime-comedy drama in 2019. The star also won the Time’s Entertainer of the year award in 2019 for her sudden rise and contribution to the Music Industry.
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The star has also won three Grammys Awards, a Billboard Music Award, a BET award, and two Soul Train Music Awards.
Lizzo’s Early Life
The star was born in Detroit Michigan on April 27th, 1988. Her family relocated to Houston in Texas when she was ten. She started rapping in Alief, Houston when she was a teenager. She formed a musical crew with her friends called Cornrow Clique when she was 14. It was also at this stage that her nickname Lizzo came into play.
Upon graduation from Alief High School in 2006, the star proceeded to the University of Alief in Houston where she focused on the flute.
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Lizzo has been the target of body shaming throughout her career. She is often regarded however as the image for body positivity and self-confidence. She grew up attending the Church of God in Christ.
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How Much Is Lizzo Worth?
After making a name for herself in the music world, Lizzo has won the heart of a great number of people. The star has amassed over 12 million followers on TikTok while gaining a corresponding 2.1 million subscribers on her YouTube channel. As of January 2021, her net worth is estimated at $10 million.
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