|August 22, 1995
|English Singer, Songwriter, Model
With hits like One Kiss, New Rules, Electricity, and many more, Dua Lipa took over the world. She is only 24 years old, yet, she is already an international star and a millionaire. Lipa is a multitalented, young, and beautiful artist. It is almost impossible to know how much is Dua Lipa’s cash flow?
The reason is her wealth goes up in a minute. By the end of 2019, Dua Lipa’s cash flow was $3 million. Now, as of May 2020, she has a net worth of $8 million. And with the release of the Future Nostalgia album, Dua Lipa’s wealth will go up.
Career Ups and Downs
Lipa was born in Westminster, London. But her parents are of Albanian descent, with roots mixed from Kosovo and Bosnia. She has a younger sister, Rina, and a younger brother, Gjin.
She lived in Britain and attended the Sylvia Young School of Acting. In 2006, she moved back to Kosovo with her family. Dua continued her education at the private school Milleniumi and Trete in Pristina.
At the age of 14, she started working on songs from big stars. Lipa loved Pink and Nelly Furtado and put those cover remakes on YouTube. And the following year the singer moved back to London in the hope of starting her career.
At this point, she lived in London with friends and attended Parliament Hill School. There, she completed Political Science, Psychology, and English.
At the age of 16 years, she started a career in modeling. For two years, Lipa modeled for the ASOS Marketplace catalog. She appeared on television for the first time in 2013, doing an advertisement for The X Factor.
After that, Warner Music Group hired her. In 2015, she prepared her first studio record. And in august 2015, Lipa released her first song New Love, produced by Emile Haynie and Andrew Wyatt.
Just two months later, the singer released another single, Be The One. With this single, she reached the top 10 charts of Belgium, Poland, and Slovakia.
In November 2015, BBC included her singles on the hit list. And after that, she went on a tour through the UK and Europe to promote her album. The tour lasted from January to November 2016. At the end of the tour, she appeared in Sean Paul’s song No Lie. This was the hit that launched her career internationally.
From that point on, Lipa releases a hit after a hit. She won two Grammy Awards. In 2019 she won the Best New Award and Best Dance Recording for the single Electricity.
Her musical style is pop, and she describes it as “dark pop”. Some experts classify her musical style as dance-pop and synth-pop. Dua sings in a distinct, husky, and low register.
She says she comes to the studio with a concept and starts developing the song with the writers. Lipa says her biggest influences are Nelly Furtado, Pink, Jamiroquai, and Chance the Rapper.
Net Worth, Earnings and Income
Dua Lipa earns most of her money through record sales and streaming. Her songs are an absolute hit on YouTube and similar platforms. Here are some of the most successful:
- New Rules – more than 2 billion views
- IDGAF – more than 600 million views
- One Kiss featuring Calvin Harris – more than 640 million views
- Electricity – more than 160 million views
- Scared to be Lonely featuring Martin Garrix – more than 550 million views
- Blow Your Mind – more than 250 million views
She has two top 10 US chart songs, New Rules peaking at Number 6 Don’t Start Now at number 2. In the UK, she has two Number 2 songs and 9 UK Top 10 songs. With such success, Dua Lipa fortune will go only up in the following years.
Dua Lipa is a beautiful, sexy, and young girl. Men love her. Her first celebrity relationship was with worldwide chef Isaac Carew. The couple split in 2017. Tabloids then linked her with many celebrities, including Paul Klein. She got back with Isaac again but eventually broke up in 2019.
Now, Dua Lipa is dating Anwar Hadid. He is the model brother of Gigi and Bella Hadid.
Charity and Political Views
Dua Lipa’s fortune is now over $8 million. She makes an effort to share some of her money with charities. She created the Sunny Hill Foundation in 2016 to help raise funds for people in Kosovo. In August 2018, she organized her festival for that purpose. Lipa hosted the festival again in 2019 with Miley Cyrus as her guest.
She has 15 tattoos including one in honor of Sunny Hill. She became a UNICEF supporter on April 13, 2019. Lipa visited refugee children and youth camps in Beirut, Lebanon.
After the November 26, 2019 earthquake in Albania, the singer appealed to fans for support and donations to the relief fund.
Lipa speaks openly against sexism in the music industry. The singer uses social media to raise awareness of women’s problems and to defend gender equality. In one interview, she said, “Feminism to me is not man-hating, it’s just being like we deserve the same opportunities”.
Dua is also vocal about political views. In November 2019 endorsed the Labour Party in the 2019 UK general election. On her social media, she stimulated fans to vote for the Labour party. In March 2020, she endorsed Bernie Sanders for Democratic nominee for US President.