Facts about Dua Lipa. Networth, Nationality, Height, and more

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British singer and songwriter Dua Lipa at the SWR3 New Pop Festival 2016. Photo by Harald Krichel.

Last updated on February 12th, 2022 at 05:39 pm

Since her splash onto the music scene in 2017, Dua Lipa has been entertaining fans all over the world with her dark pop sound and unique vocal talents. Dua Lipa’s songs include “Be The One,” “Hotter Than Hell,” “Levitating,” and many more that have hit the tops of charts worldwide.

Although she has taken the music industry by storm for many years now, many people still wonder, “Who is Dua Lipa?”

Here are some interesting facts about the sensational artist Dua Lipa.

Dua Lipa Performin 2018
Dua Lipa interview and live performance at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, California, on Friday, September 28, 2018. Photo by Justin Higuchi from Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Who is Dua Lipa?

Dua Lipa is an English songwriter, singer, actress, fashion designer, and model. She was so passionate about pursuing music that she moved to London by herself at the age of 15. 

She was later signed to Warner Bros Records, at the age of 16, where she escalated her music career.

How Tall is Dua Lipa?

While most people assume that she is 5 ft 10 in, Dua Lipa’s height is only 5 ft 8 in.

Where is Dua Lipa from?

Although Dua Lipa is technically from London, United Kingdom, where she was born, she also moved back to her parent’s home city of Kosovo. She realized when she was 15 that if she was going to have a shot at stardom, London was where she needed to be.

How Old is Dua Lipa?

The ‘Hotter than Hell’ hitmaker was born on 22nd August 1995, in London, making her 26 (as of 2022).

Who is Dua Lipa Dating?

Dua Lipa has been in a serious 2-year relationship with model Anwar Hadid. She kept it private for some time but later shared photos of her and Anwar celebrating his birthday in June 2019. The couple has since been seen together on several occasions.

It was, however, reported that the long-time couple split in December of 2021 after taking the time to talk about the health of the relationship for weeks prior. It is unknown at this time whether there is another potential Dua Lipa boyfriend in the midst.

What does Dua Lipa Mean?

Dua is an Albanian name, meaning Love. Growing up, she did not like her name, but she grew to appreciate it mainly because she did not have to look for a stage name.

Dua Lipa Performing 2017
Dua Lipa performing live at Space 15 Twenty for Urban Outfitters Music, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, on Wednesday, April 19. 2017. Dua also signed copies of her limited-edition EP “The Only” and did a meet & greet with 150 fans. Justin Higuchi from Los Angeles, CA, USA.

What Nationality is Dua Lipa?

Despite Dua Lipa’s parents being Albanian, she is British-born in London, England.

Where does Dua Lipa Live?

Like most celebrities, Dua Lipa is very private about where she lives. While Dua Lipa has been on her own since she was 15, she mostly lived in London, where she reportedly has a £6.75m home that she is currently renovating since her split with long-time boyfriend Anwar Hadid.

It was also reported that she and Hadid purchased a house in Los Angeles in the summer of 2021. There is no current information about what happened to the home now that they are in splitsville.

Where was Dua Lipa Born?

Dua Lipa was born in London, United Kingdom. Despite being born in London, Dua Lipa’s parents were from Albania. In fact, Dua moved from Kosovo to London when she was only 15, even though Dua Lipa’s parents would have much rather kept her home.

She reportedly stated that the hardest part of being on her own at the tender age of 15 was having to be responsible for the cleaning and cooking.

How much is Dua Lipa Net Worth?

By the end of 2021, Dua Lipa’s net worth was $16 million. However, it is estimated that the figure will get to $20 million by the end of 2022.

What is Dua Lipa’s Real Name?

Incredibly, Dua Lipa’s real name is Dua Lipa. She does not have a middle name. Despite many celebrities mispronouncing her name, Dua Lipa’s real name is pronounced exactly as it looks: (Doo-ah Lee-pah). 

Dua Lipa Parents

Dua Lipa’s dad is Dukagjin Lipa, who works as a marketing manager. Her mum is Anesa Lipa. Both her parents are Albanian and lived in Kosovo until they fled to Europe in 1990 to get away from the violence. They moved back to Kosovo once they won their independence in 2008.

Dua Lipa Hair

Dua does a perfect job at experimenting with various hairstyles and colors. She has rocked everything from baby bangs to mullets to two-toned hair colors. She sure is not scared of a major hair transformation.

No matter what Dua Lipa’s hairstyle changes to, her fans are consistently awestruck with her musical talents and her beauty.

Dua Lipa Hair
Dua Lipa on the 2020 Grammys Red Carpet, photo by Cosmopolitan UK. You can see one of the singer’s more unique hairstyles in this photo.

Dua Lipa Siblings

Dua is the firstborn and has a younger sister, Rina Lipa, and a younger brother, Gjin Lipa. Being close to both, she has a tattoo of their first initial on her body.

Dua Lipa Sister

The stunning Rina Lipa is Dua’s younger sister. She made her first major public appearance at the BRITs, where Dua took home two awards.

Rina Lipa is a model who made her debut on a Milan runway. She is also said to be dabbling in the film industry and has been seen in many commercials and has the potential to be in an upcoming horror flick.

Is Dua Lipa Gay?

Despite the singer being so vocal about LGBTQ rights, she is not gay. In one of her interviews, she revealed that she has people close to her who are gay but would not refer to herself as one.

Even though many people continue to ask the question, ”Is Dua Lipa Gay?”, she has stated that while she is not, it does not mean that she should not support the LGBTQ+ community. She strongly believes that everyone should be who they are and has the right to do just that.

Dua Lipa Dad Age

Dua Lipa’s father was born in March 1969 making him 52 years old. Interestingly enough Dua Lipa’s father was once in an Albanian rock group and was her inspiration growing up.

Is Dua Lipa British?

Yes. Dua Lipa is British despite her parents being Albanian. This is because Dua was born in London when her family moved there from Kosovo in the 1990s. She did live for a short time in Kosovo, but she is definitely British.

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Dua Lipa performing at EuroSonic 2016 in Vera Groningen. Photo by Ludo Raedts.

Dua Lipa Birthday

The singer’s birthday is on 22nd August 1995. This makes her currently 26 years old as of 2021.

Dua Lipa Ethnicity

Although Dua Lipa was born in London, her parents are Albanian and of Muslim heritage. 

Dua Lipa Race

Dua Lipa’s race is technically Albanian since both of her parents were from Kosovo.

Dua Lipa Feet

Dua Lipa shoe size is 7.5/38(E.U.). People are so obsessed with her feet that an account on Twitter is all about her feet.

Dua Lipa Nude Photos?

Her former boyfriend is suspected of having leaked Dua Lipa nude photos. However, this has not been ultimately confirmed as she has not commented on the issue.

There is a chance that the images are photoshopped. She sure does love posing with her bikinis, though.

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Warner Music interview with Dua Lipa at the 2021 Grammy’s. Photo by Warner Music New Zealand.

Dua Lipa Songs

It is impossible not to hear any of Dua Lipa on any top radio station. The hitmaker has released two studio albums with a couple of dominating songs in the U.K and the U.S.

In 2019, the singer collaborated with Elton John to release “Cold Heart.” She was also featured in ‘“Prisoner” by Miley Cyrus. These are some of her most significant collaborations.

Dua Lipa Levitating

“Levitating” is a song from Dua Lipa’s second album, Future Nostalgia. It was written by Dua, Clarence Coffee, Sarah Hudson, and Stephen Kozmeniuk. The song is an electro-disco with several disco tropes.

The lyrics are about the idea of ‘levitating’ when falling in love. Dua Lipa featured an American rapper in the remix, adding a pop-rap verse. Though it did not get to number 1 on U.S. Billboard Hot 100, it was named the number one song of 2021.

Dua Lipa Boyfriends

Dua’s first boyfriend was a British model Chef Isaac. They got together in 2013 and broke up in 2017. They worked things out again in January 2018 but they ended breaking up again in June 2019.

During their one-year breakup period, the Dua dated singer Paul Klein. Her former boyfriend is Anwar Hadid, though it was reported the couple split in December of 2021.

Dua Lipa Tour

Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia North America tour will begin in Miami on February 9th, 2022. It will run through February and March, with the final show scheduled for Rogers Arena in Vancouver.

The tour will also include Dua’s first-ever headlining performance at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The highly anticipated tour comes in the wake of the number 1 streamed album on Spotify in 2020, ‘Future Nostalgia.’

Dua Lipa Instagram

Starting with only a following of 875, the singer has managed to have over 78 million followers, with over 1000 posts.

Dua Lipa Tattoos

Dua has a rose tattoo that she got in 2018 by artist Madame Buraka on her right bicep. On the back of her left arm she has a ‘245’ tattoo that represents the number of shows she did on her first tour in 2018.

In this same year, a barbed wire became one of Dua Lipa’s tattoos on her left arm. She has a Future Nostalgic tattoo on her left arm, which is the name of her album. She used this to announce the album in 2019. 

Dua Lipa’s tattoos also consist of a ‘Mum + Dad’  on her elbow and ‘R and G,’ her siblings’ initials.

Amongst Dua Lipa tattoos, the one of the word “Angel” on her arm is shared with one of her fans. This was discovered after a concert in Madrid with a fan who came up to her to show the matching tattoo.

Dua Lipa 2016 Tattoo
Dua Lipa on 13 November 2016 at the Iridium in New York City for an MTV Setlist taping. Photo by Sachyn. You can see one of the artist’s many tattoos in this photo.

Dua Lipa SNL

Dua Lipa was a musical guest on Saturday Night Live, where she made a cameo in a World War 2 era U.S.O. sketch. She absolutely steals the scene.

Dua Lipa Weight Loss

The secret to Dua’s weight loss is maintaining a healthy diet. She revealed that she avoids sugary foods. She also adds a 15-minute HIIT workout in the morning since she rarely has time to go to the gym.

Written by Bo Weber

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