Melissa Jefferson, known as Lizzo, has played the flute since she was a child and formed a group named Cornrow Clique.
After moving to Minneapolis, this singer performed with the group Lizzo & the Larva Ink. She also helped the Chalice, an R&B group, produce their songs.
She released a debut album named Lizzobangers and became successful in 2013. Time magazine even named her one of the music artists to listen to that year.
The next year, she collaborated with 3rdEyeGirl and Prince for their album called Plectrumelectrum.
In 2015, Lizzo launched her album titled Big Grrrl Small World. Her breakthrough was becoming MTV 2016’s host and released an EP called Coconut Oil.
The EP reached #44 at the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Her next album called Cuz I Love You ranked #6 on the Billboard 200.
Throughout Lizzo’s career, her profile has been featured in famous magazines, including Teen Vogue, Queerty, and Cool Accidents.
She also won many awards, including BET Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and Grammy Awards.
- Full name: Melissa Viviane Jefferson
- Stage name: Lizzo
- Nickname: Lizzo
- Born: April 27, 1988, in Michigan, U.S.
- Zodiac sign: Taurus
- Height: 1.77 m
- Nationality: American
- Religion: Pentecostal
- Profession: Singer, songwriter, rapper
- Education: Alief Elsik High School
- Hobbies: Singing
- Parents: – (Father), Shari Johnson-Jefferson (Mother)
- Sibling: –
- Boyfriend: –
- Facebook: @LizzoMusic
- Twitter: @lizzo
- Instagram: @lizzobeeating
- TikTok: @lizzo
- YouTube: Lizzo Official
- Her name was inspired by Jay-Z’s song named Izzo.
- She does not attach to certain gender or sexuality.
- The rapper is frequently considered as the image of self-confidence and body positivity.
- Her biggest musical influences are Beyoncé, Missy Elliott, and Lauryn Hill.
- Meanwhile, Diana Ross is her fashion reference.
- Lizzo cannot leave the house without chapstick.
- Her favorite fashion items in her closet are her lacy thongs and Batman underwear.
- Growing up, Lizzo had always attended the Church of God in Christ.
- The singer graduated from high school in 2006 and enrolled as a classical music major at the University of Houston.
- After her father passed away, the woman dropped out of university and moved to Minnesota in 2011.
- She described her collaboration with Prince as a fairy tale.
- The rapper Diddy was accused of fat-shaming Lizzo’s twerking.
- She sparked controversy after twerking at the Los Angeles Lakers game and she wore a dress revealing her thong.
- The woman was “engaged” to Chris Evans in June 2018, but it was only a joke on Twitter.
- In April 2019, she appeared on the Trevor Noah Show and was rumored to have a romantic relationship with him.
- Lizzo announced that she is vegan in June 2020.
- In January 2020, she stopped using Twitter, but eventually, her management is the one who manages the account.
- During the pandemic in 2020, Lizzo sent free lunches to health workers around the US.
- This rapper also performed in One World Together virtual concert.
Pics of Lizzo
1. This female singer wears a mint dress
2. Her orange hair matches the dress and background
3. Lizzo is watering the garden with style!
4. Lizzo wears a red dress
5. This rapper poses with one of her dolls
Lizzo has broken the stereotypes of women in the entertainment industry. She proudly shows herself and her identity.