Lorde (Singer)

Birth Day November 7th, 1996
Birth Place Takapuna, Auckland
Age 25 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

About Lorde New Zealand singer

Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor professionally known as Lorde is a New Zealand singer-songwriter, and record producer. She is famous for her two studio albums such as "Pure Heroine" (2013), "Melodrama" (2017), eight singles, seven music videos, and three extended plays "Tennis Court EP", "The Love Club EP", "Live in Concert" as well as her popular singles such as "Royals", "Tennis Court", "Team", "Glory and Gore", "Yellow Flicker Beat", "Perfect Places", "Green Light" and "Homemade Dynamite". She is best known for employing unconventional musical styles and introspective songwriting. Lorde's music is primary "electropop" and contains elements of Subgenres such as "dream pop", "indie-electro".
In addition, Lorde appeared in Time's list of the most influential teenagers in 2013, 2014, and the 2014 edition of Forbes 30 Under 30. She has sold over five million albums worldwide in June 2017 and 15 million certified single units in the United States. She started working in a drama group at the age of 5, and she began her singing career in 2009 when she signed with Universal Music Group. She performed her original songs for the first time at the Victoria Theatre in November 2011. She curated the soundtrack for the 2014 film "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, part 1" and she worked in "Team Ball Player Thing", "Magnets" as a featured artist. She featured promotional songs "Bravado", "Ribs", "No Better", "Buzzcut Season", "Flicker", "Liability", "Sober" and also wrote few beautiful songs "All My Love", "This Is Not a Fame", "Heartlines", "Don't Take the Money". She is active in social media, with over 6.3 million followers on Instagram, 7.3 million followers on Twitter, and 6.3 million likes on Facebook. Her EP's single "Royals" peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, making her the youngest artist since 1987 and her album "Pure Heroine" peaked at No.3 on the US Billboard 200. She has received ten New Zealand Music Awards, two Brit Awards, two Grammy Awards. In 2021, she released "Going South" a book documenting her January 2019 visit to Antarctica with photos taken by Harriet Were and announced as a headlining act for Primavera Sound's June 2022 festival, her first live show performance in over two years. On 7 June 2021, She posted an image on her website with the caption "Solar Power", along with the message: "Arriving in 2021...patience is a virtue".

Family and Early Life

Born under the star sign of Scorpio with her real name of Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor. She enters this world for the first time in her birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand holding the nationality of New Zealand and Croatian citizenship. She raised in the nearby Auckland suburbs of Devonport and Bayswater. She took birth on 7 November 1996 and she is 23 years old at the present. White is her race and she came from a mixed (Croatian and Irish) ethnic background. Her religious belief is unknown.
Regarding Lorde's parents, she was born to a father Vic O'Conner, and her mother's name is Sonja Yelich. Her father is an engineer and her mother is a poet. Her parents announced their engagement in 2014, after a 30-year relationship, and got married in Cheltenham Beach. She has three siblings: Angelo Yelich-O'Conner (Younger brother), Jerry Yelich-O'Conner (Older sister), and India Yelich-O'Conner (Younger sister).
Lorde attended Vauxhall School and then went to Belmont Intermediate School in Auckland, New Zealand. She joined Takapuna Grammar School where she completes her schooling at the age of 12 in 2013.

Personal Life

The talented and versatile singer, Lorde is possibly single now and focuses on her career. Back then, she had an affair with Jame Lowe, who is a Photographer. They started dating each other in 2013 and ended their relationship in 2016. Then, she was in a relationship with Justin Warren. There was also a rumor that the couple got engaged secretly because she wore a ring in her left hand. About her sexual orientation, she is straight.  

At the age of 23 years old, Lorde identifies as a feminist and her stage name bears her fascination with "royals and aristocracy"; she added an "e" after the name Lord, which she felt was too masculine, to make it more feminine.

Net Worth

As of 2021, Lorde has an estimated net worth of &15 million. She has earned the sum of a good amount of money from her profession as a singer and songwriter. She purchased a NZ$2.84 (USD$2.01) million home in 2016. She is signed to Universal Records and is managed by Scott Maclachlan. Her song "Royals" the extended play, which sold more than 10 million units worldwide.
Moreover, Lorde has been involved in several philanthropic causes. "The Love Club" was included a charity album song for the Philippines" to support the people in the Philippines who suffered from Typhoon Haiyan and then her "Team Ball Player Thing" all sales from the song went towards research for the cure of Batten disease, a fatal neurodegenerative disorder. She made a NZ$20000 donation to Fuel the Need, a New Zealand charity that provides lunches for underprivileged schoolchildren as well as she donated NZ$5000 to Starship Hospital to fund the purchases of "five new portable neurology monitors" and became a patron of MusicHelops, formerly the New Zealand Music Foundation which helping people who are vulnerable to or experiencing serious health issues in 2018.

Body Measurement: Height and Weight

Lorde stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm) with a slim body builds. She has a weight of around 61 Kg. She has a pair of blue eyes color and her hair color is light brown. Moreover, her body measurement is 34-27-35 inches and used to wears 5 US dress size, 7.5 US shoe sizes, 32 B bra sizes.

Awards and Nominations

  • 2014- American Music Awards for "Lorde", "Pure Heroine"
  • 2014- Australian APRA Awards for "Lorde"
  • 2014- ARIA Music Awards for "Pure Heroine"
  • 2017- ARIA Music Awards for "Melodrama"
  • 2014- ASCAP Pop Music Awards for "Royals"
  • 2014- BBC Music Awards for "Lorde", "Royals"
  • 2017- BBC Music Awards for "Lorde"
  • 2014- Billboard Music Awards for "Lorde", "Royals", "Pure Heroine"
  • 2015- Billboard Music Awards for "Pure Heroine", "Lorde"
  • 2014, 2018- Brit Awards for "Lorde"
  • 2015- Critics' Choice Movie Awards for "Yellow Flicker Beat"
  • 2014- Echo Music Awards for "Pure Heroine"
  • 2018- GAFFA Awards for "Lorde"
  • 2014- Glamour Awards for "Pure Heroine"
  • 2015- Golden Globe Awards for "Yellow Flicker Beat"
  • 2014, 2018- Grammy awards for "Royals", "Pure Heroine", & "Melodrama"
  • 2014- iHeartRadio Music Awards for "Lorde", & "Royals", "Homemade Dynamite"
  • 2014- International Dance Music Award for "Lorde", "Royals"
  • 2018- MPG Awards for "Lorde"
  • 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017- MTV Europe Music Awards for "Lorde"
  • 2017- MTV Millennial Awards for "Green Light"
  • 2014, 2017- MTV Video Music Awards for "Royals", "Lorde", & "Green Light"
  • 2014- MTV Video Music Awards Japan for "Royals"
  • 2014- Myx Music Awards for "Royals"
  • 2014, 2017- Much Music Video Awards for "Lorde", & "Royals", "Lorde"
  • 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017- New Zealand APRA Awards for "Royals", "Team", "Yellow Flicker Beat", "Green Light"
  • 2013- New Zealand Music Awards for "Lorde", "Royals", & "The Love Club EP"
  • 2014- New Zealand Music Awards for "Team", "Royals", "Pure Heroine", & "Lorde"
  • 2015- New Zealand Music Awards for "Yellow Flicker Beat", "Pure Heroine", & "Lorde"
  • 2017- New Zealand Music Awards for "Melodrama", "Green Light", & "Lorde"
  • 2018- New Zealand Radio Awards for 'Lorde: The Babysitter"
  • 2014, 2015- Nickelodeon Australian Kid's Choice Awards for "Lorde"
  • 2014- NME Awards for "Lorde"
  • 2018- NME Awards for "Lorde", "Melodrama", & "Green Light"
  • 2014- People's Choice Awards, & Premios 40 Principales for "Lorde"
  • 2014, 2017- Q Awards for "Royals", "Lorde", & "Green Light"
  • 2014- Taite Music Prize for "Pure Heroine"
  • 2014- Teen Choice Awards for "Lorde", & "Team"
  • 2017- Teen Choice Awards for "Green Light", & "Lorde"
  • 2016, 2017- UK Music Video Awards for "Magnets" (with Disclosure), & "Green Light"
  • 2014- World Music Awards for "Lorde", "Royals", "Team", "Tennis Court", "The Love Club", "The Love Club EP", "Pure Heroine"

Bibliography

  • 2021- "Going South"

Filmography

  • 2017- "Saturday Night Live"

Tours

  • Pure Heroine Tour (2013-2014)
  • Melodrama World Tour (2017-2018)

Discography

Studio Albums

  • Pure Heroine (27 September 2013)
  • Melodrama (16 June 2017)

Soundtrack Albums

  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (17 November 2014)

Extended Plays

  • The Love Clube EP (8 March 2013)
  • Live in Concert (1 November 2013)
  • Tennis Court EP (7 June 2013)

Singles

As Lead Artist

  • 2013- "Royals", "Tennis Court", "Team"
  • 2014- Glory and Gore", "Fellow Flicker Beat"
  • 2017- "Green Light", "Perfect Places", "Homemade Dynamite" (remix)
  • 2021- "Solar Power"

As Featured Artist

  • 2015- "Team Ball Player Thing", "Magnets"

Promotional Singles

  • 2013- "Bravado", "Buzzcut Season", "Ribs", "No Better"
  • 2014- "Flicker (Kanye West Rework)"
  • 2017- "Liability", "Sober"

Other Charted Songs

  • 2013- "Million Dollar Bills", "The Lover Club", "Swingin Party", "400 Lux", "Still Sane", "White Teeth Teens", "A World Alone", "Everybody Wants to Rule the World"
  • 2014- "Meltdown", "Ladder Song"
  • 2017- "Homemade Dynamite", "The Louvre", "Hard Feelings/Loveless", "Sober II (Melodrama)", "Writer in the Dark", "Supercut", "Liability (Reprise)"
  • 2018- "Supercut (EI-P Remix)"

Other Appearances

  • 2012- "Peace of Mind", "Sands of John"
  • 2013- "Everybody Wants to Rule the World"
  • 2014- "Easy (Switch Screens)", "All Apologies", "Retrograde", "Meltdown", "Ladder Song"
  • 2017- "Don't Take the Money"

Songwriting Credits

  • 2014- "All My Love"
  • 2016- "Heartlines"
  • 2017- "Don't Take the Money"

Music Videos

  • 2013- "Royals", "Tennis Court", "Team"
  • 2014- "Yellow Flicker Beat"
  • 2015- "Magnets"
  • 2017- "Green Light", "Perfect Places"

List of Songs Recorded

  • 2013- "400 Lux", "Buzzcut Season", "Everybody Wants to Rule the world", "Glory and Gore", "Ribs", "Still Sane", "Team", "Tennis Court", "White Teeth Teens", "A World Alone"
  • 2012- "Biting Down", "Bravado", "The Love Club", "Million Dollar Bills", "Royals", "Swingin Party"
  • 2017- "Don't Take the Money", "Green Light", "Hard Feelings/Loveless", "Homemade Dynamite"
  • 2014- "Easy (Switch Screens)", "Flicker (Kanye West Rework)", "Ladder Song", "Meltdown", "Yellow Flicker Beat"
  • 2017- "The Louvre", "Liability", "Liability (Reprise), "Perfect Places", "Sober", "Sober II (Melodrama)", "Supercut", "Writer in the Dark"
  • 2015- "Magnets"

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