Lana Del Rey is currently one of the hottest female singers, and we are gushing over her beauty, hotness, and talent. Many people believed that the singer copies alternative pop singers, Lorde and Billie Eilish. But with her sexy retro videos, accompanied by her hot image, she does not need to have a persona to prove she’s authentic. To see more Lana Del Rey goodness, visit our photo compilation and be amazed by her retro vibes.
Yes, you heard it right – Lana Del Rey’s real name is Elizabeth Woolridge Grant. Singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer Lana Del Rey was born on June 21, 1985, in New York. She was born to parents, Robert Grant, Jr., and Patricia Ann Grant in a humble home. Del Rey is the eldest among three children.
Del Rey’s teenage years were not easy. When she was 15 years old, her parents had to transfer her to Kent School from the school where her mother taught because she started to drink alcohol. She had trouble making friends, and she had deep thoughts about death.
According to Lana, her thoughts about death led her not to make friends since she thought that everyone was going to die eventually. It was also the reason why she had anxiety and had a drinking problem.
It was when Del Rey spent her year in her uncle’s place that she got inspired to become a musician. Thanks to Del Rey’s uncle, who taught her guitar, she became a successful musician.
Lana started her singing career in 2005 while she was at Fordham University. In the spring of that year, she wrote songs and passed them to the United States Copyright Office. Then, she performed for competition in Williamsburg. She got noticed and got to sign a recording with 5 Pointes Records. She then moved to Manhattan right after graduation and started to record more songs with David Kahne.
Lana’s breakthrough came in 2011 when she self-made her music videos for her songs, Video Games and Blue Jeans. It went viral and got her noticed by Stranger Records. From there, she soared like an eagle in the music world.
Her second album entitled Born to Die, which reached the top spot in 11 countries. Although her album got divided responses, she did not give up and released another album called Paradise in November 2012. The album’s debut got into number 10 at the Billboard 200 and even got a nomination at the Grammy’s for Best Pop Vocal Album.
Del Rey’s latest album, Norman Fucking Rockwell, got positive praise from the public and got another nomination from the Grammy’s.
With all Lana Del Rey’s success, she has proved that boobs and ass are not the only things that can make the public notice you.