Lorde real name is Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor. She was born on 7 November 1996 and is well-known by the stage name Lorde for being a singer and record producer. She is from New Zealand and holds both Croatian and New Zealand nationality. She rose into the limelight when Lorde age was only 16 years old by releasing her extended play named The Love Club EP in 2012. It reached at number two in Australia’s and New Zealand’s record charts. Her ability in songwriting is incredible and thus has earned the hearts of million people from around the world. As per the survey, Lorde net worth is 12 million USD which is a massive amount for someone of this age.
Early Life and Education
Lorde was born in 1996 in Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand with the real name Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor to the parents named Sonja Yelich (mother) and Vic O’Connor (father). Her mother is involved in the literary world as a poet who was born Croatian immigrants. Her father holds an Irish ethnicity and is a civil engineer by profession.
The New Zealand singer was raised up in Devonport, Auckland with her three siblings including Jerry, India and Angelo. She attended a drama group at the age of five and was trained in public speaking. She went to Vauxhall School for her academic education and later moved to Belmont Intermediate School. According to the singer, it is her mother who influenced her to read and improve her lyrical style. As a child, she used to play netball and has also played with Olympic bronze medalist named Vauxhall classmate Eliza McCartney who was her classmate. During her school days, she won the Belmont Intermediate School annual talent show accompanied by her friend Louis McDonald.
Career and Professional Life
Lorde and her musical friend McDonald appeared on Jim Mora’s Afternoons show which presented their chit-chat gossips. In 2009, she was signed by Maclachlan and later became the part of a band which placed third the North Shore Battle of the Bands finals.
The most successful and leap step taken by Lorde was in the year 2012 where she released her record, entitled The Love Club EP which was available for free download from her SoundCloud account. It was downloaded more than 60,000 times and later was released commercially by UMG in March 2013. It reached at number two on the national record charts. Her single “Royals” became a great success ranking at the top of US Billboard Hot 100 for continuous nine weeks. This made her popular as the youngest solo artist to be at the top of US single. She also earned APRA Silver Scroll Award in 2013 for the single and has named two Grammy Awards in the category of Best Pop Solo Performance.
Following her grand success in 2012, she released her debut studio album in September of 2013 which was entitled Pure Heroine. The album too starts rocking the music industry bt being at the top of New Zealand’s and Australia’s chart. It was also popular in the United States, Canada, Norway, Ireland and the United Kingdom. It made more than 1.33 million copies sales by the end of 2014. Consequently, the album got nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album for Grammy Award.
On 2 March 2017, Lorde published the name of her second studio album i.e. Melodrama which released on 16 June 2017. It was presented by Republic Records
Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor was fascinated by the name “Lord” which she found was masculine in nature. Therefore, she added the letter ‘e’ in the word ‘Lord’ and therefore made her stage name as “Lorde” which sounds feminine.
Talking about her love life and dating issues, Lorde is dating James Lowe. We assume he is the luckiest man on the planet to date one of the hottest personality from the music world. However, their current relationship isn’t clear and are they still dating, it is the matter to be investigated.
Moving to her body measurements, Lorde height is 5 feet and 5 inches or 1.65 m. She must be under physical workout activities alongside her rehearsals and thus has maintained her weight to 61kg. The singer looks awesome in her brown hair and blue colored eyes.
Lorde body measures 34-27-35 inches which means her breasts measure 34 inches, waist measures 27 inches and waist measures 35 inches. She needs the dress of size 10 (US) or 40 (EU) and as far as Lorde bra size is concerned, she wears the bra size of 32B. The young New Zealand singer wears the shoe size of 6.5 (US) or 37 (EU).
Salary and Net worth
As stated above, Lorde net worth is estimated to be 12 million USD which are mostly contributed by her singing profession. Apart from her musical world, she also generates money through brand endorsements where one of her songs titled “Royals” was used for Samsung adverts. Lorde owns a luxurious house in Herne Bay, Auckland which she purchased in January 2016 for 2.84 million USD.
Wiki and Facts
Most of the popular biography sites have presented Lorde wiki on their web pages including Wikipedia and IMDb. You can visit her official website www.lorde.co.nz and also follow her on social networking sites. She is available on Instagram @lordemusic, Facebook @lordemusic and on Tumblr @lordemusic.