Amethyst Amelia Kelly aka Iggy Azalea was born on 7 June 1990 in Sydney, Australia. She is best known as Iggy Azalea. She is an Australian rapper, songwriter and also a model. She has been singing for many years and is very popular nowadays. Here in this article, we are going to give some info about her.
Iggy was born in Sydney but she spent her childhood in Mullumbimby, New South Wales. She was born to father Brendan Kelly and mother Tanya. Brendan was a painter and comic artist, whereas Tanya used to clean houses and hotels.
Iggy had passion in singing, mostly hip-hop. At the age of 14, she started rapping. She formed a group with two other girls from her neighborhood but later she disbanded the group because the other two girls weren’t taking it seriously. At the age of 16, Iggy went to the United States in 2006. She had informed her parents, that was going there only for traveling but later she decided to stay. She was drawn back to America, she loved the place and everything about it. One of the main reason was the birthplace of hip-hop. She stayed in Miami, Florida when she had first arrived in the United States. Later she moved to Houston, Texas and then to Atlanta, Georgia.
RISE TO MAINSTREAM
Iggy chose her stage name from her childhood dog name “Iggy” and “Azalea” was the street name where she grew up and where her family lives till today. She released her first mixtape called Ignorant Art on 27 September 2011. She started to get recognized by the people. She even made a music video of one of her song “My World” from the mixtape in November 2011. Later she signed a contract with a major record label in December 2011 and revealed that she will be releasing her debut studio album “The New Classic” but later on 1 March 2012 T.I., owner of the Grand Hustle Records announced that Iggy was signed by him. She posted “Murda Bizness” on her YouTube account, which was intended to be lead single for The New Classic.
On 21 April 2014 “The New Classic” Iggy’s debut album was released. “Fancy” which is one the song from the album became so popular that it hit No.1 spot in U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was a huge success for her. On the same day “Problem”, her collaboration with Ariana Grande was in the No.2 spot.
Iggy has a great figure. She has a great height and body. She is 5 feet 10 inches tall and her weight is 68 kg. She has a blonde hair. Having long and sexy legs, she looks hot in short and open dresses. We can see her sexy pictures in websites. She looks amazing in her concerts and has a sexy attitude. Her body is voluptuous build. According to the source, she used to date Asap Rocky. He is an American rapper and both of them dated from June 2011. But their relationship didn’t last long and it ended in 2012. Currently, Iggy has been dating an American basketball player Nick young. They started dating from October 2013 and they have got engaged now.