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Lizzo Biography

Birth Name:
Melissa Viviane Jefferson
Birth Place:
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Singer, rapper, songwriter, actor

Fast Facts

  • Was a member of five hip hop groups
  • Performed in her school and college's marching bands
  • Is a classically trained flutist
  • Her song "Truth Hurts" reached the top of the U
  • S
  • Billboard Hot 100 list two years after its release
  • Time magazine named her Entertainer of the Year in 2019


  • 2022Emmy-Outstanding Reality-Competition Program: winner


  • Mikey Jefferson -- Brother
  • Michael Jefferson -- Father
  • Shari Johnson-Jefferson -- Mother
  • Vanessa Jefferson -- Sister