We all know a star who has created herself a place in everyone’s heart from old sounds and even older ideas. Yes! Lana Del Rey. Lana Del Rey makes vulnerable, emotional pop music that incorporates nostalgia for America’s past. She has been called out for songs that sometimes feature female submissiveness and self-destruction.
|Real Name||Elizabeth Woolridge Grant|
|Net Worth||$14 Million USD|
|Name||Elizabeth Woolridge Grant|
|Date of Birth (Age)||June 21, 1985 (33-year-old)|
|Place of Birth||New York City|
|Hometown||Lake Placid, New York|
|Height||1.7m (5 foot 7 inches)|
|Hair Color||Natural- Blonde
Dye- Dark shades
|Sexual Orientation||Straight (Although the photos of her kissing Jennifer Lawrence can be doubtful)|
Lana Del Rey Family
|Father’s Name||Robert England Grant Jr.|
|Mother’s Name||Patricia Ann Hill|
|Brother||Charlie Hill Grant|
Lana Del Rey’s parents were working in advertising in New York City when she was born but soon left that life behind to live in Lake Placid. She attended Catholic school but because of her drinking problem, Lana was sent to Kent School, a boarding school in Connecticut in hope to get sober.
Lana Del Rey enrolled at Fordham University in the Bronx where she studied philosophy.
Lena Del Rey Dating History
Barrie- James O’Neill
Lana Del Rey Net Worth
Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, known as Lana Del Rey has the estimated net worth of $14M. Lana Began her career at performing at coffee houses and in the underground music scene.
Lana Del Rey Plastic Surgery
Lana Del Rey has been the subject of much controversy over the years about her looks changing her the years. Some say it’s just because she’s growing up and some speculate that she used surgeries to look flawless.
Lana Del Rey’s lips before looked “ordinary”, not plumed but now her lips look plump, delicious and the use of fillers add volume to her lips as well.
Lana’s nose looks thinner and has an adjusted tip which is a work of knife on it.
Lana Del Rey Tattoos
Lana Del Rey has in total six tattoos.
Whitney Amy:- She has a tattoo at the upper right part of her chest and it is a tribute to Whitney Houston and Amy Winehouse.
Nina Billie:- This tattoo is present at the upper left part of her chest and it is a tribute to her favorite singer Nina Simone and Billie Holliday. (P.S don’t mistake it as Whitney Amy tattoo).
M:- It is inked on her left hand and the initial “M” stands for her grandmother’s name Madeleine.
Paradise:- The ‘Paradise’ tattoo is present in her left hand. Many say that her tattoo resembles Adele’s ‘Paradise’. Her second tattoo ‘Trust No One’ is placed in the same spot just on another hand.
Die Young: It is inked on her right hand’s ring finger.
Lena has once seen with a large faux belly tattoo.
Lana Del Rey Fashion
Lana Del Rey has a style that can swoon all the hipster guys and girls jealous. Her fashion style reminds of decades past with her demure, classy 60s inspired dresses, 70s style sweaters, and skinny jeans, her authentic 80s bad girl looks. Lana Del Rey is always done in a vintage style.
Her makeup is impeccable, nails have done outrageously and hip hop accessories. Lena Del Rey elegant makeup, pouty lips and confident disposition is a perfect match to a heavy, sultry voice.
But when it comes to red carpet, Lana will rev up the glamour, opting for big hair and glittering diamonds.
She attended the 2018 Met Gala alongside Jared Leto while sporting a halo with wings and a dress with knives sticking out of a gold heart.
Lana Del Rey Endorsements
She has been lucky to land new opportunities soon after she rose to success. Lana Del Rey modeled for H&M and a Mulberry signature handbag “The Del Rey” which was created for her. In 2013 she made a short film called Tropico.
In 2014, Lana Del Rey went to the Palace of Versailles to sing at the pre-wedding dinner for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. Her song “Big Eyes” for 2014 Tim Burton film of the same name was nominated for a Golden Globe.
It is a well-known fact that Angelina Jolie handpicked Lana Del Rey for a song “Once Upon a Dream” for her movie Maleficent. Lana Del Rey has inspired James Franco and co-author to write “Flip-Side: Real and Imaginary Conversations With Lana Del Rey”.
Lana Del Rey Early Career
After graduating from Kent School, Lana was accepted to the State University of New York at Geneseo but she decided not to pursue her studies. Instead, she spent an entire year at Long Island with her uncle and aunt where she was working as a waitress, also her uncle taught her how to play the guitar and that’s when it struck her that she could write a million songs with those six chords.
So, she began writing, performing in nightclubs under the name like “Sparkle Jump Rope Queen”.
Lana Del Rey Discography
At the age of 18, she signed her first recording contract with 5 Point Records and released her first digital album Lana Del Rey a.k.a. Lizzy Grant in January 2010.
In 2012, she released her second album Born to Die under Interscope Records and polypro Records. This album received positive reviews from contemporary music artist. In 2014, Lana released her third studio album naming it Ultraviolence by UMNG Recording. The title track ‘Terrance I Love You’ for the album ‘Honeymoon’ album was later released as a promotional single on September 7, 2015.
The album was characterized as psychedelic rock, dream pop, desert rock with some elements of blues rock, soft rock, and indie rock. Lana Del Rey latest album Lust For Life was released in 2017. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Pop Vocal Album at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards.
Here we look into some of her best songs:
Video Games remains one of her most popular song of all times. The track is down-tempo ballad which is absolutely hypnotic and the lyrics feels nostalgia and is relatable.
Born to die
The track is full of love, desire to live life on the wild side.
This track is all about freedom; freedom what holds her back and freedom of the open road. This is one of the most soulful vocals of Lana Del Rey to date. The music video for the “Ride” was launched at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, California. The song became a promotional single and was available for purchase on September 25, 2012.
The track features a collaboration with A$AP Rocky and was clearly inspired by a love triangle that took place during JFK’s presidency. Lana’s “gangsta Nancy Sinatra” makes a significant appearance in the video.
Lana Del Rey toured with Courtney Love in 2015.
Lana Del Rey Health
The enigmatic and mysterious pop singer Lana Del Rey has built up her image as a beautiful, tragic, sad girl who never cracks a smile and talks about death. There is a video out there on the internet about Lana breaking down while performing her hit song “Video Games” in front of the crown in Dublin.
When asked about the breakdown, Lana said that she’s been experiencing a mysterious medical issue which is very hard to diagnose.
Lana Del Rey recently released a new album, and unlike other artists, she bares her soul in a handful of print interviews about her health. She suffers from clinical anxiety and depression. She revealed that she did see a therapist but she’s more comfortable in a chair writing songs and singing.
Also when she was 14 years old she was sent to boarding school to get sober as she suffered from alcohol addiction.
Lana Del Rey Social Media
Lana Del Rey has an extensive fan base and has sold millions of albums with 2014’s Ultraviolence and 2017’s Lust for Life both landing at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Lana Del Rey has about 9.27 Million followers on twitter (@LanaDelRey) and 12.7 Million followers on Instagram (@lanadelrey).