|Born||in Detroit, Michigan, USA|
|Birth Name||Melissa Viviane Jefferson|
|Height||5' 9½" (1.77 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Lizzo was born Melissa Viviane Jefferson on April 27, 1988 in Detroit, Michigan & raised in Houston, Texas. Before signing with Nice Life and Atlantic Records, Lizzo released 2 studio albums, Lizzobangers (2013) & Big Grrrl Small World (2015). Lizzo's first major-label EP, Coconut Oil was released on 2016. She attained mainstream success with the release of her third studio album, Cuz I Love You (2019), which peaked inside the top five of the US Billboard 200. The album spawned two singles: Juice & Tempo. The deluxe version of the album included Lizzo's 2017 single, Truth Hurts, which became a viral sleeper hit, topping the US Billboard Hot 100 two years after its initial release. Around this time, her 2016 single: Good as Hell also climbed the charts, reaching the top 3 on the Hot 100 and top ten of the UK Singles Chart. Lizzo received 8 nominations at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, the most for any artist that year, including Album of the Year for the deluxe version of Cuz I Love You, Song of the Year and Record of the Year for Truth Hurts, as well as Best New Artist. She eventually won the awards for Best Urban Contemporary Album, Best Pop Solo Performance for Truth Hurts & Best Traditional R&B Performance for the song, Jerome.
Aside from singing and rapping, Lizzo also takes up acting roles: she served as a voice performer in the animated film, UglyDolls (2019) and appeared in the crime comedy-drama film, Hustlers (2019). On 2019, Time named Lizzo as Entertainer of the Year for her meteoric rise and contribution to music. In addition to her 3 Grammy Awards, she has also won a Billboard Music Award, a BET Award & 2 Soul Train Music Awards.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Malik_I_R