Elizabeth Woolridge Grant or Lana Del Rey is an American who is a famous singer and songwriter by profession. She is also widely known by the names Lizzy Grant, and Sparkle Jumprope Queen. She plays the vocals. She has her website as well. She has won a lot of famous awards as well.
Lana has worked with famous labels like Interscope, Polydor, 5 Points, and Strangers. She works with the genres Baroque pop, and dream pop-rock. She associated with a lot of celebrities for her songs like Rick Novels, ASAP Rocky, Jack Antonoff, Emile Haynie, The Weeknd, Bobby Womack, Dan Auerbach, and many more.
Lana Del Rey Wiki/Biography
Born on 21 June 1985, Lana Del Rey’s age is 35 years as of February 2021. Lana was born in a lower-middle-class Roman Catholic family from Manhattan, New York, United States. She moved to the upstate in Lake Placid, New York, US along with her family. Lana also lived in Long Island, New York for a while. Lana is an American by nationality and belongs to the Christianity religion.
Lana completed her early schooling at the St. Agnes School, New York City, US. Later she also studied at the Kent School, Connecticut, US. Lana completed her further education from the Fordham University for her graduation with a Bachelor of Arts. She used to sing in the church choirs when she was in her school.
|Full Name||Elizabeth Woolridge Grant|
|Net Worth||$30 Million|
|Date of Birth||21 June 1985|
|Birth Place||Manhattan, New York, United States|
|Profession||Singer and Songwriter|
|Hometown||Manhattan, New York|
|School||St. Agnes School, New York City, United States and Kent School, Connecticut, United States|
|College / University||Fordham University, New York City, New York|
|Education Qualification||Graduation in Bachelor of Arts|
Family, Boyfriend & Relationships
Lana Del Rey’s father’s name is Mr. Robert England Grant Jr. who is a Grey Group Copywriter by profession and her mother’s name is Mrs. Patricia Ann (Patt) who is an account executive at the Grey Group. Before Lana’s fame, her father worked for a furniture company and later became an entrepreneurial domain investor and her mom was a school teacher.
Lana has two siblings. She has a younger sister named Caroline Grant, who is a famous photographer, and Charlie Hill-Grant who is the youngest of the two and is also a photographer.
Lana Del Rey’s marital status is unmarried. Although, Lana was engaged to Clayton Johnson, a guitarist on 15th December 2020. Rom 2019 to 2020, she dated Sean Larkin, a police officer. In 2017, she dated G-Eazy an American Rapper. From 2014 to 2015, she dated the Italian-born director Francesco Carrozzini. From 2011 to 2014 she dated Barrie-James O’Neill a famous singer, a fact here is they were engaged too but later broke up.
Apart from these, she has also dated Jimmy Gnecco who is an American singer, Steven Mertens who is a director and an animator, Moby who is an American musician, and Shanon Leto who is an American musician. She has also been rumored to be dating James Franco who is an American actor, Andrer Gillott a music producer, Justin Murdock a successful investor, and Marilyn Manson an American singer and songwriter.
Lana Del Rey is a hot-looking lady with a very attractive personality. Grace is 5 feet and 5 inches in height and her body weight is around 63 Kg.
Lana owns a very hot slim physique with impressive body measurements measuring 34-29-38. Lana has silky smooth blonde color hair and also has beautiful hazel color mesmerizing eyes.
Lana Del Rey started her career by recording two EP’s while she was in the college final year and got a contract.
In the year 2008, she interviewed for an episode of ‘Index Magazine’. This year she also directed the music videos titled ‘Methaphetamines’ which was a non-album song and ‘Kill Kill’ part of the album with the same name.
In the year 2009, she has worked on a TV commercial for a renowned brand. This year she directed the music videos titled ‘Gramma’, and ‘Yayo’, both part of the albums ‘Kill Kill’. She directed the music videos titled ‘Mermaid Motel’, ‘Put Me In A Movie’, ‘Brite Lites’, ‘Jump’, and ‘Pawn Shop Blues’ all part of the album titled ‘Lana Del Rey’ directed by her.
She has also been featured in the movie titled Poolside in the year 2010. This year directed the music videos titled ‘You Can Be The Boss’, ‘Kinda Outta Luck’, ‘On Our Way’, and ‘Hundred Dollar Bills’ all non-album songs, directed by her. This year she directed the music video titled ‘Lolita’, part of the album ‘Born To Die’. She has also released her album titled Lana Del Rey this year.
In the year 2011, she interviewed for an episode of ‘RnB Junk’. From 2011 to 2019, she interviewed for 7 episodes of BBC Radio One. This year she also directed the music videos titled ‘Diet Mountain Dew’, ‘National Anthem’, ‘Video Games’, ‘and Blue Jeans’ (Original Version), all part of the music album ‘Born To Die’. Next, she also worked on the song ‘Blue Jeans’ part of the album ‘Born To Die’. Also, this year, her 2 singles titled ‘Video Games’ and ‘Born To Die’ were released in both parts of the album ‘Born To Die’. This year her promotional single titled ‘Off To The Races’ was released.
In the year 2012, she starred in the movies titled ‘National anthem’ as Jackie Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe, and ‘Ride’ as an artist and was also the writer for these 2 movies. This year, she did 4 magazine films titled ‘ZOO Presents Lana Del Rey’ by Zoo Publications, ‘Lana Del Rey’ by Interview Publications, ‘Nylon X Lana Del Rey’ by Nylon Publications, and ‘’L’Officiel Presents Lana Del Rey’’ by L’Officiel Publications. This year she performed the song ‘Video Games’ on the TV shows ‘The Jonathan Ross Show’, ‘American Idol’, ‘Late Show With David Letterman’, ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’, and ‘Buenas Noches y Buenafuente’. She performed the song ‘Blue Jeans’ on the TV show ‘The Voice UK’, and both the songs ‘Video Games’ and ‘Blue Jeans’ on the TV show ‘Saturday Nights Live’.
This year she interviewed in an episode each of ‘One-To-Watch By My Space’, and ‘NME Interviews’. This year she also appeared in an ad commercial for ‘H&M’. This year she also worked in the songs titled ‘National Anthem’, and ‘Summertime Sadness’ and its Cedric Gervais remix, all part of the album titled ‘Born To Die’. This year she also worked in the music videos titled ‘Blue Velvet’ directed by Johan Renck, ‘Ride’ directed by Anthony Mandler, andBel Air’.
This year, she has also released her album titled ‘Born To die’. Also, this year 4 of her singles titled ‘Blue Jeans’, ‘Summertime Sadness’, ‘National Anthem’, were released part of ‘Born To Die’ and ‘Ride’ from ‘Born To Die: The Paradise Edition’, was released. This year 2 of her songs titled ‘Carmen’, and ‘Blue Velvet’, were released. This year her songs titled ‘Radio’, ‘Without You’, ‘Dayglo Reflection’, ‘Body Electric’, ‘Bel Air’, ‘Gods & Monsters’, ‘Cola’, ‘American’, and ‘Yayo’ were released.
In the year 2013, she starred in the movie titled ‘Tropico’ as Eve / Mary and was also the writer for it. This year she worked on the songs titled ‘Young and Beautiful’, ‘Two Minutes To Four And Reunited’, ‘Magic Tree And I Let Myself Go’, and ‘Hotel Sayre’ all part of the soundtrack ‘The Great Gatsby’, the song ‘Burning Desire’ part of the soundtrack ‘Desire’, and the songs ‘Bel Air’, ‘Body Electric’, and ‘Gods And Monsters’ part of the album ‘Tropico’.
This year she also worked in the music videos titled ‘Burning Desire’ directed by Anthony Shurmer part of the album ‘Paradise’, the song ‘Chelsea Hotel no. 2’. This year, she also worked in the music video titled ‘Young And Beautiful’ and its Cedric Gervais remix directed by Chris Sweeney and Sophie Muller all part of the album ‘The Great Gatsby’. Later she also starred in a music video ‘Tropico Short Film’ along with Body electric, God’s and Monsters, and Bel Air directed by Anthony Mandler, and part of the album titled ‘Paradise’.
On 6 December this year, her extended play album titled ‘Tropico’ was released. Also, this year 4 of her singles titled ‘Dark Paradise’ from the album ‘Born To Die’, ‘Young and Beautiful’ from the album ‘The Great Gatsby’, ‘Summertime Sadness’ (Remix with Cedric Gervais), and ‘Young And Beautiful’ (Remix with Cedric Gervais) both non-album songs. This year her promotional song ‘Burning Desire’ was released.
In the year 2014, she did two magazine films titled ‘FADER Presents Lana Del Rey’ by FADER Publications, and ‘Madame Figaro Presents Lana Del Rey’ by Madame Figaro Publications. This year she worked on the songs ‘Big Eyes’, and ‘I Can Fly’, part of the soundtrack titled ‘Big Eyes’ and the song ‘Once Upon A Dream’, part of the soundtrack ‘Maleficent’.
This year, she also worked in the music videos titled ‘West Coast’ directed by Vincent Haycock, ‘Shades of Cool’ directed by Jake Nava, ‘Pretty When You Cry’ (Unreleased) directed by herself, and ‘Ultraviolence’ directed by Francesco Carrozzini. Also, this year she released the singles titled ‘West Coast’, ‘Shades of Cool’, and ‘Brooklyn Baby’, part of the album ‘Ultraviolence’ were released. This year her promotional single ‘Black Beauty’ was released. This year her songs titled ‘Old Money’, ‘Is This Happiness’, and ‘Florida Kilos’ was released.
Lana Del Rey has been nominated for 92 awards out of which she has won 27. She has won 1 ASCAP Music Award, 1 Billboard Woman in Music, 2 BRIT Awards, 1 Danish Music Awards, 2 Echo Awards, 1 Elle Style Awards, 9 GAFFA Awards, 1 GQ en of the Year Award, 1 Hungarian Music Award, 1 Ivor Novello Award, 2 MTV Awards, 1 NME Awards, 2 Q Awards, 1 Satelite Award, and 1 UK Music Award.
Apart from these, she has been nominated for ‘Camerimage’, ‘’Critic’s Choice Movie Award’, ‘Golden Globe Awards’, ‘Grammy Awards’, ‘iHeartRadio Music Awards’, ‘Independent Music Awards’, ‘International Dance Music Awards’, ‘Esme Chatwin Awards’, ‘’People’s Choice Awards’, ‘Swiss Music Awards’, and ‘World Soundtrack Awards’.
Lana Del Rey was landed into so many controversies. In March 2012, she shared the artwork for ‘Blue Jeans’ showing a man’s tattooed hand under her, her first criticism of ‘Glamorizing Abuse’. In October 2012, she let her tousled curl soar before tucking them into a native American headdress.
In December 2013, her short film ‘Tropico’, had some offensive content. In November 2014, a 27-second snippet part of a music video showed Del Rey in a rape scene. In October 2018, she had a showdown with Azealia Banks.
In September 2019, she slammed the music critic Ann Powers for his review on one of her albums. In May 2020, Lana lashed out against alt singers and female writers. In January 2021, there was a controversy with her album cover of the album titled ‘Chemtrails Over The Country Club’.
Lana Del Rey’s net worth is approximately $30 Million as of February 2021. She majorly earns through her singing, endorsements, ads, filming projects, and many more.
Facts and Information
Lana spent a year in Long Island living at her aunt and uncle’s house. During her initial days, she worked as a waitress and learned guitar from her uncle.
When she was 15 years of age, she was sent to Kent School, Connecticut, the US due to her budding drinking problem.
She has claimed that her childhood and teenage were very tough on her. Even, her uncle who was the admissions officer at the boarding school had to arrange financial aid for her.