Iggy Azalea

While groups like Men at Work and AC/DC helped put Australia on the map for rock music, the land down under wasn't known as a stronghold for hip-hop until the rise of Iggy Azalea. Amethyst Amelia Kelly was born on June ... Read more »
Born: 06/07/1990 in Sydney, AU

Filmography

Music (24)

Crazy About Tiffany's 2016 (Movie)

("Fuck Love") (Song Performer)

Crazy About Tiffany's 2016 (Movie)

("Fuck Love") (Song)

Dirty Grandpa 2016 (Movie)

("Classic Man") (Song)

Ride Along 2 2016 (Movie)

("Fancy") (Song)

Ride Along 2 2016 (Movie)

("Fancy") (Song Performer)

Furious 7 2015 (Movie)

("Go Hard Or Go Home") (Song)

Get Hard 2015 (Movie)

("Fancy") (Song)

Get Hard 2015 (Movie)

("Fancy") (Song Performer)

Kingsman: The Secret Service 2015 (Movie)

("Heavy Crown") (Song)

Kingsman: The Secret Service 2015 (Movie)

("Heavy Crown") (Song Performer)

Pitch Perfect 2 2015 (Movie)

("Change Your Life") (Song)

Pitch Perfect 2 2015 (Movie)

("Change Your Life") (Song Performer)

Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse 2015 (Movie)

("Black Widow") (Song)

Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse 2015 (Movie)

("Black Widow") (Song Performer)

Sisters 2015 (Movie)

("Fuck Love") (Song)

Sisters 2015 (Movie)

("Fuck Love") (Song Performer)

Spy 2015 (Movie)

("Bounce") (Song)

Spy 2015 (Movie)

("Bounce") (Song Performer)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2014 (Tv Show)

Performer

Million Dollar Arm 2014 (Movie)

("Million Dollar Dream") (Song)

The iHeartRadio Music Festival 2014 (Tv Show)

Performer

Vampire Academy 2014 (Movie)

("Bounce") (Song)

Vampire Academy 2014 (Movie)

("Bounce") (Song Performer)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2013 (Tv Show)

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Actor (21)

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2014, 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

iHeartRadio Music Awards 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Performer

Furious 7 2015 (Movie)

Female Racer (Actor)

Lip Sync Battle 2015 (Tv Show)

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The 2014 American Music Awards 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Performer

The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2014 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

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2013 MTV EMA 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Herself

2014 MTV VMA Red Carpet 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Interviewee

2014 mtvU Woodie Awards Special 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

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Saturday Night Live 2014 (Tv Show)

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South Park 2014 (Tv Show)

Voice

The 2014 Billboard Music Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014 (Tv Show)

Performer

The iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

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VH1 Divas 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

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2014 BET Awards (TV Show)

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2014 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Show)

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2015 Billboard Music Awards (TV Show)

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People's Choice Awards 2015 (TV Show)

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Biography

While groups like Men at Work and AC/DC helped put Australia on the map for rock music, the land down under wasn't known as a stronghold for hip-hop until the rise of Iggy Azalea. Amethyst Amelia Kelly was born on June 7, 1990 in Sydney, Australia, her family later relocating to New South Wales. Her father was a painter who turned his daughter on to art, while her mother did domestic work. Azalea loved hip-hop since she was 11, falling under the spell of Tupac Shakur, and she started rapping when she was 14. Azalea eventually dropped out of high school and did domestic work with her mother so she could save up enough money to travel to the States. Azalea wanted to travel to the country where hip-hop was born, and she finally went to America in 2006 when she was 16, traveling around the south, living in Miami Florida and Atlanta Georgia. During this period, she adopted the stage name Iggy Azalea through the old trick of combining the name of her first pet, a dog named Iggy, and Azalea Street, where she grew up and where her family continued to live after she became a star. Azalea finally moved to Los Angeles in the summer of 2010 and put up two videos on YouTube, "Pu$$y," and "Two Times." Her debut mixtape <i>Ignorant Art</i> (2011) was followed by "TrapGold" in 2012. Azalea released the EP "Glory" the same year, produced by the Southern rapper T.I. Azalea's first proper album, <i>The New Classic</i>, came out in April 2014, featuring the single "Fancy," her first single to chart on <i>Billboard</i>'s Hot 100, going to #4, and hitting #1 on the Hot Rap Songs chart. The album debuted at #3 on <i>Billboard</i>'s Hot 100, the highest charting female rap album since Nicki Minaj's <i>Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded</i>.) In addition to her successful rap career, Azalea was also a professional model, prominently featured in the "Go Forth" ad campaign for Levis.

Milestones

2014

Single "Fancy" hits Top 5 on Billboard's Hot 100

2014

Debut album "The New Classic" is released; hits Top 5 on Billboard's album chart.

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