Short Info

Net Worth$9 million dollars
Date Of BirthNovember 7, 1996
Marklong, curly hair
FactLorde was particularly influenced by Kanye West.


Who is Lorde’s boyfriend today?

New Zealand’s popular singer Lorde was recently rumored to have been going out with Justin Warren who is the director of the Universal Music promotions – paparazzi caught the two spending time on one of the beaches in New Zealand. However, Justin quickly denied the rumors, and explained that the two have been friends for years. Lorde was also rumored to be dating her colleague Jack Antonoff in 2018 but these appear to be just rumors as well – she is currently single and is not seeing anyone.

Lorde introduction

Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor, better known under her pseudonym Lorde, was born in Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand on 7 November 1996 under the zodiac sign of Scorpio – Lorde is a famous singer and a songwriter who came into the spotlight after her single “Royals” got to #1 on the US Billboard 100.

Her early life and the beginning of career

Lorde’s mother is originally from Croatia while her father is from Ireland – the two decided to raise her and her two sisters and a brother in Auckland in New Zealand. Lorde’s mother is a poet who motivated her to start reading books, and Lorde fell in love with reading – she finds most of her motivation for her songs in the books she reads.

While she was attending Belmont Intermediate School, she was part of a talent show competition there and managed to win it while singing in a duo with her friend Louis McDonald – the two were then invited to perform on a radio show on which they sang covers of songs. Agents from the Universal Music Group heard her sing, and asked her to sign a contract with them which she gladly accepted – by 2011, Lorde was already singing her own songs.

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First album and her career’s progression

In 2011, Lorde started working with the producer Joel Little and she landed her first extended play (EP) entitled “The Love Club” which was commercially released in 2013. The single “Royals” from the EP was loved all around the world, and helped Lorde become famous virtually overnight.

Lorde released her first studio album in the second half of 2013, entitled “Pure Heroine” and it was a major success – during the next year, she created the soundtrack for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1” movie, and recorded several other soundtracks, of while the most popular is “Yellow Flicker Beat”. She released her second album in 2017 called “Melodrama”, which was loved by her fans and hit #1 on the US charts.

Lorde has also written songs for other people, and music groups such as “Broods” and “Bleachers”. According to the charts from June 2017, Lorde has managed to sell more than five million albums around the world.

People who influenced her

Lorde listened to jazz and soul music as she was growing up – Billie Holiday, Sam Cooke, and Etta James were her favorite musicians while she also listened to her parents’ favorite artists such as Cat Stevens, Neil Young and Fleetwood Mac. She also enjoys mystery, which is why she likes artists such as Burial and The Weeknd while some of the other artists who have influenced her work include Grace Jones, James Blake, Bon Iver, The Smiths, and David Bowie.

Aside from popular musicians, Lorde’s mother is her main influence as she is a poet, while Lorde also drew inspiration from the books written by Raymond Carver, Tobias Wolff, Claire Vaye Watkins, and T.S. Eliot. Specifically, for her second album “Melodrama” she was inspired by Phil Collins, Leonard Cohen and Tom Petty.

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Did she broke up with Asian?

Lorde started dating the photographer James Lowe in 2013, and the two fell for each other really hard. Unfortunately, Lorde’s boyfriend who is six years older than her was a target of cyber-bullies, and it wasn’t easy for him to handle it. He wrote in his blog post in 2014 how hard it was to live without Lorde while she was on tour around the world – ‘currently she is on the opposite side of the world on tour. As much as I miss her, I couldn’t be prouder of what she has achieved so far…’

Even though Lorde’s boyfriend was pretty much in love with her and was ready to wait for her, the two split in 2015 for unknown reasons – it was hard for both of them and Lorde expressed her feelings in the “Green Lights” song. It was her first big break-up and it took her a while to get over everything that had happened.

Appearance and net worth

Lorde is currently 22 years old. She has long brown hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 5in (1.65m) tall and weighs around 125lbs (57kgs).

According to authoritative sources, Lorde’s net worth is estimated to be close to $12 million – she bought a mansion in Auckland in January 2016 for $2.8 million, and was living with her parents before the purchase.

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Honors and awards

Lorde has been rewarded numerous times for her performance, she is the holder of two Grammy Awards and two Brit Awards while she was nominated for a Golden Globe award, and was named one of the most influential teenagers by “Time” magazine in 2013 and 2014.

Social media presence

Lorde is very popular on several social media networks, but isn’t active at all – she launched her Twitter account in August 2011 and has amassed nearly 7.7 million followers but has only tweeted two times. Her Instagram account is followed by over 6.3 million people while she’s uploaded just three pictures – she has a Facebook page as well with nearly 6.3 million followers.

General Info

Full NameLorde
Net Worth$9 million dollars
Date Of BirthNovember 7, 1996
Place Of BirthTakapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
Height1.65 m
ProfessionActivist, Novelist, Poet, Librarian, Essayist
NationalityNew Zealand

Family

ParentsSonja Yelich, Vic O'Connor, Royals, Tennis Court, Yellow Flicker Beat, Indio, CA, United States, New Orleans, LA, USA
SiblingsJerry Yelich-O'Connor, Angelo Yelich-O'Connor, India Yelich-O'Connor, Royals, Tennis Court, Yellow Flicker Beat, Indio, CA, United States, New Orleans, LA, USA

Accomplishments

AwardsGrammy Award for Song of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance, MTV Video Music Award for Best Rock Video, Billboard Music Award for Top New Artist, Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top Rock Song, MuchMusic Video Award for iHeartRadio Internat...
NominationsGrammy Award for Record of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album, American Music Award for Artist of the Year, MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, Billboard Music Award for Top Female Artist, Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Push Artist, W...

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Marks

#Marks / Signs
1down-to-earth and catchy song lyrics
2long, curly hair
3dark lipstick

Quotes

#Quote
1I wrote my song 'Tennis Court' after having had a glimpse into the music industry, and I was thinking about how superficial people can be and how we put up all these fronts. It seems it's never cool to get too enthusiastic about anything as a singer, but I'm quite outspoken. I can't help but say what I feel, and it can get me in trouble.
2It just seems so strange to me, the way the media pits girls against each other to make sure there's always some battle like that going on. If one male singer was to make any kind of comment about another, it wouldn't be a 'cat fight'. It's incredibly unsubtle: you can hear people trying to get their headline, and I'm getting good at saying, 'I don't know, what do you think?' and they just sort of flounder. Nobody asks me about what male musicians I think about; I only ever get asked about females.

Facts

#Fact
1Gets her stage name from her obsession with monarchy and aristocracy.
2Has two sisters, Jerry and India, and a brother, Angelo.
3Lorde was particularly influenced by Kanye West.
4Is a self-identified feminist.

Pictures

Movies

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saturday Night LiveTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2015
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2014
Mike & MikeTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015 writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015
The Voice2015TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2014-2015TV Series performer - 4 episodes
Waterloo Road2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
American Music Awards 20142014TV Special performer: "Yellow Flicker Beat" / writer: "Yellow Flicker Beat" - as Ella Yelich-O'Conner
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 12014performer: "Yellow Flicker Beat" / writer: "Yellow Flicker Beat" - as Ella Yelich-O'Connor
Guapas2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Street Kid World Cup2014TV Mini-Series documentary performer - 2 episodes
2014 Billboard Music Awards2014TV Special performer: "Tennis Court" / writer: "Tennis Court" - as Ella Yelich O'Connor
Dancing with the Stars2014TV Series 1 episode
The Other Woman2014performer: "Royals" / writer: "Royals" - as Ella Yelich-O'Connor
One Hit Wonderland2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards2014TV Special performer: "Royals" / writer: "Royals"
SuburgatoryTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
VH1 You Oughta Know in Concert2013TV Movie performer: "Strong Enough", "Team", "Royals", "Ho Hey" / writer: "Team", "Royals" - as Ella Yelich-O'Connor
Late Show with David LettermanTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Grey's AnatomyTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
The Vampire DiariesTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto V2013Video Game performer: "Tennis Court" / writer: "Loyals" / writer: "Tennis Court" - as Ella Marija La Yellch-O'Connor

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour Live2015Herself
Saturday Night Live2015TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Songs of Rebellion: Lorde on Curating the Soundtrack2015Video shortHerself
Omg! Insider2015TV SeriesHerself
72nd Golden Globe Awards2015TV SpecialHerself - Nominee
E! Live from the Red Carpet2015TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV SeriesHerself
American Music Awards 20142014TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The Best Hit USA2014TV SeriesHerself
2014 MTV Video Music Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Fuji Rock Festival '142014TV MovieHimself
2014 MuchMusic Video Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself
2014 Billboard Music Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Performer / Winner
30.Worldvision Song Contest2014Video documentaryHerself
Skavlan2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest and Musical Guest
The BRIT Awards 20142014TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The BRITs Backstage2014TV SpecialHerself
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Performer / Winner (as Ella Yelich O'Connor)
VH1 You Oughta Know in Concert2013TV MovieHerself
Late Show with David Letterman2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey2013TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2013TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Good Morning America2013TV SeriesHerself - Musical guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2013TV SeriesHerself - Musical guest
Le grand journal de Canal+2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Q with Jian Ghomeshi2008TV SeriesHerself - Guest

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2014TV SeriesHerself
New Year's Rockin' Eve Presents the 30 Greatest Women in Music2013TV MovieHerself - Performer

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2014BritBrit AwardsInternational Female Solo Artist
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsSong of the Year
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Solo PerformanceFor the song "Royals."
2014iHeartRadio Music AwardiHeartRadio Music AwardsBest New Artist
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Rock VideoFor the video "Royals."

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2015Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Original Song - Motion PictureThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
2015Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest SongThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
2015CCOPCríticos de Cinema Online Portugueses AwardsBest Original Song (Melhor Canção Original)The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
2014ARIA Music AwardARIA Music AwardsBest International ArtistFor the album "Pure Heroine."
2014ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Original SongThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Vocal AlbumFor the album "Pure Heroine."
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsRecord of the Year
2014iHeartRadio Music AwardiHeartRadio Music AwardsAlt Rock Song of the YearFor the song "Royals."
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Female VideoFor the video "Royals."
2014People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Breakout Artist
2014Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Single: Female ArtistFor the song "Team".

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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