Lana Del Rey Bio, Music, and More

Quick Facts of Lana Del Rey

  • Full NameLana Del Rey
  • GenderFemale
  • Birth CountryThe United States of America
  • Star SignCancer
  • EthnicityScottish
  • Net Worth$30 Million
  • Height1.7m
  • Eye ColorBrown
  • Grandmother
  • Body Measurements 34-27-35 inches
  • RelationshipSingle
  • Uncle
  • Pet
  • Married Date
  • Children
  • Father Robert England Grant Jr.
  • SiblingsCaroline (Chuck) Grant and Charlie Grant
  • TV Shows
  • Birth NameElizabeth Woodridge Grant
  • Date of BirthJune 21, 1985
  • NationalityAmerican
  • ProfessionAmerican Singer
  • Sexual OrientationStraight
  • Spouse
  • Marital StatusSingle
  • Weight65 kg
  • Salary
  • Hair ColorBrunette
  • EducationSt. Agnes School, Kent School, and Fordham University in The Bronx
  • MoviesTropico
  • Grand Father
  • Marriage Location
  • Ex-Girlfriend
  • Aunt
  • Tattoos3 in hand, 2 in collarbone, and 1 in finger
  • School
  • Mother Patricia Ann "Pat"
  • Award2 Brit Awards, 2 MTV Europe Music Awards, a Satellite Award and 9 GAFFA Awards
  • Award Nomination6 Grammy Awards and a Golden Globe Award

Lana Del Rey is the most phenomenal singer in the world. There must barely be just anyone who does not know about her. 

If you love Lana, you have come to the right place. In this article, we will be talking about everything you need to know about the singer. Moreover, there cannot be any of her fans who wouldn’t be interested in getting to know more about her. For this, you have to read till the end of our article!

Lana Del Rey’s Bio

Elizabeth Woolridge Grant was born on June 21, 1985, to Robert England Grant Jr., and Patricia Ann “Pat” (née Hill) in Manhattan, New York City. She went by the name Lizzy Grant to her loved ones throughout her childhood. She is the oldest daughter of three of her parent’s children. Lana’s sister goes by the name Chuck but her real name is Caroline Grant. In the same way, she has a younger brother, Charlie Grant.

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Charlie and Chuck had always been very close to their older sister. In fact, the two have always cherished every moment they had with their amazing sister ever since they were young. Lana Del Rey comes from a Roman Catholic family of Scottish descent. Likewise, since her ancestors are from Lanarkshire, she moved to New York City only when she was one year old. Hence, she spent all her childhood in NYC itself.

In her elementary years, Del Rey went to St. Agnes School followed by Kent School, and Fordham University in The Bronx. Lana talked about her parents worrying about her alcoholism at the young age of 14. Hence, she was sent to Kent School to sober up. And, to their pleasure, the singer really worked on her bad habits while she remained in that school. In the same way, she also went on to work as a waitress and live with her aunt and uncle after she graduated from Kent School. 

Lana Del Rey’s Musical Journey

Lana Del Rey has created a great impact with her music all over the world. She realized that she could create millions of songs from just six chords of music. And, she made sure to go through the musical journey when she started working at various clubs in Brooklyn. Everything worked in her favor after this. At a young age, she went on to choose Lana Del Rey as her stage name inspired by actress Lana Turner. Then after, Lizzy Grant wasn’t really the name people recognized her with.

Lana Del Rey

She met Van Wilson, an A&R representative for 5 Points Records at the Williamsburg Live Songwriting Competition. Moreover, she went on to send her music to different music label companies. It is not fair to say that the singer did not have her fair share of tough days, because she did. But, she always made sure to face everything with a dedicated heart.

It was after graduating from Fordham with a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy that Lana released a three-track EPKill KillWhen she released the EP, she still identified as Lizzy Grant. However, her musical debut with her first single Video Games was when she got recognition all around the world as Lana Del Rey.

Lana Del Rey Albums

Lana has set a legacy as the most unique indie pop artist in the world. Anyone in the world that loves indie music knows about Lana and it wouldn’t even be an understatement to say that fans cherish and even consider her their religion.

Born to Die

It all started with her album Born to Die. In the album, there have been some songs that really seem to stand out from the rest like Blue Jeans and Video Games. In the same way, she also won a Q award for “Next Big Thing” in October 2011 and an Ivor Novello for “Best Contemporary Song” in 2012.

Paradise

After the success of Born to Die, Paradise was her breakthrough. There were dual opinions of people considering her musical career when she first started. However, the singer was managing to push the opinions on a more positive side with time and her album Paradise did just the right thing for her.

She also filmed Tropico, a musical short film paired with tracks from Paradise in the year 2013. Likewise, her songs Summertime Sadness and Young and Beautiful really created great hype among people all around the world.

Ultraviolence

If you are a Lana Del Rey fan, you must know that Ultraviolence is one of its best works from Lana. And, she makes sure to make everyone fall in love with her dark feminine era. Ultraviolence really takes the cake for being the best possible album in Lana’s earlier career.

Honeymoon

Del Rey served the aesthetics of old Hollywood with her music in Honeymoon. Likewise, her fans really were increasing in number. People could not get enough of her unique music and the aesthetic efforts she put into the visuals of her music videos.

Lust for Life

Lust for Life has to be the album that made fans fall in love with her performances. She also has a song “Lust for Life” where she has collaborated with singer The Weeknd. Moreover, there is much amazing music from the album that anyone would be unlucky to miss out on.

Norman Fucking Rockwell!

Fans really had to wait for a while until Lana finally released her album Norman Fucking Rockwell back in 2019. And she rocked it with the most awaited album as well. She has put forth some of the most beautiful songs for the fans of this album.

Chemtrails over the Country Club

Chemtrails over the Country Club came soon after Norman Fucking Rockwell. To be honest, the fans were enthralled by the back-to-back release of albums. In this album, you can find some of the most unique pieces of music reminding you of how life would be for a woman in a country club.

Blue Banisters

After releasing her album in 2021, she came with Blue Banisters soon after in the first month of 2022. The fans really could not have asked for more from Del Rey after this.

Though not in her album, another hit for the year 2022 was her song “Watercolor Eyes” which she sang for the famous TV show “Euphoria“.

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Lana Del Rey

This is Lana Del Rey’s latest album. There are a few songs from the album that you can listen to for free on Spotify and Youtube. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Lana has set a legacy for herself with her music. In the same way, many people have been making fun of the way she names her song. But then again, she has always proven her potential to make people fall in love with each and every music that she releases. And, this is the reason why Lana Del Rey is one of the leading singers in 2023!

Lana Del Rey Instagram

Lana Del Rey had an Instagram account with her own name as the username. However, she later deactivated that account. Lana started a new Instagram soon after with the username “Honeymoon“.

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