Iggy Azalea

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  • Birth Name: Amethyst Amelia Kelly
  • Birth Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Profession: Hip-hop artist, Rapper, Model
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Fast Facts

  • Created her stage name by combining her dog's name, Iggy, with the name of the street she lived on as a child.
  • Began rapping at age 14.
  • Dropped out of high school and moved to the U.S. by herself just before she turned 16.
  • Released her debut mix tape, Ignorant Art, in 2011.
  • Signed with Wilhelmina Models International in 2012, and has modeled in campaigns for Levi's and House of Holland.
  • Released her debut album, The New Classic, in 2014.
  • In 2014, became the second artist, after The Beatles in 1964, to have the number 1 and 2 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, with "Fancy" and "Problem" (which was a collaboration with Ariana Grande).

Awards

  • 2015, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Hip-Hop Artist: Winner

Relationships

  • Emerald — Sister
  • Tanya Kelly — Mother
  • A$AP Rocky — Ex-significant Other
  • Brendan Kelly — Father
  • Nick Young — Ex-fiancé
  • Mathias — Brother

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  • Birth Name: Amethyst Amelia Kelly
  • Birth Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Profession: Hip-hop artist, Rapper, Model