18 Interesting Dua Lipa Facts that Will Leave You Wonder

Little friends, let me introduce you to Dua Lipa.

She is an Albanian and English singer and songwriter. 

Her disco-influenced production and mezzo-soprano vocal range have received critical acclaim and media coverage.

She even has received many accolades throughout her career, including three Grammy Awards, six Brit Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, two MTV Europe Music Awards, two Guinness World Records, and many more!! 😲!

So, let us take a look at some interesting facts about this popular singer.

Fascinating Dua Lipa Facts

Dua Lipa was born in London

Dua Lipa Was Born In London

Hey there, little fact-lovers, did you know that Dua Lipa was born on August 22, 1995, in London?

She is the eldest child of her mom Anesa👩, and her dad Dukagjin Lipa.

Her family is Muslim, and her maternal grandmother is of Bosniak descent. 

Dua has a sister, Rina, and a brother, Gjin.

Dua’s Rockstar father inspired her to make music

Dua told GLAMOUR, “My father was a musician🎼, so I’ve always been really inspired by him and living in a really musical household.” She further added, “Those are the things that really inspired me, and I feel like it was inevitable to fall into this as a career.

My parents listened to a lot of Bowie, Bob Dylan, The Stereophonics and Sting – The Police, Radiohead.

Dua made Brit Awards history

Dua Made Brit Awards History

Dua Lipa made history when she became the most nominated female at the Brits ever.

She has received five nominations, including the nomination for Best Album for her self-titled debut album, Due Lipa.

As a kid, Dua lived in Kosovo

Though born in London, Dua moved with her family to Kosovo.

At that time, she was just 11 years old. However, she moved back four years later. She said to GLAMOUR, “I moved back to London on my own when I was 15.

It was kind of scary, but I always had friends around. I’d always be on the phone📞 to my parents. It was fun.”

Dua started off on YouTube

Dua Lipa On YouTube

Though Dua wasn’t discovered on YouTube, she still used it as a platform to kickstart her music career🎸!

When she was just 15, she started posting covers online; however, it was never those that went viral. She actually used those as a portfolio.

Some of her most significant acts were ‘Here’ by Alessia Cara and even ‘I Would Rather Go Blind’ by Etta James.

Dua is a spelling bee

I am really amazed to learn this surprising fact about Lipa! Want to know?

Besides her amazing vocal abilities, she has many other talents!

She is a great songwriter and dancer💃. In addition, she even knows how to spell complex words, such as “pterodactyl.”

Dua got signed at the age of 18

Dua Got Signed At The Age Of 18

At the age of 18, Dua Lipa was snapped up by Warner Music! Can you imagine?

She said, “I remember calling my parents in Kosovo and telling them to catch a flight ✈️to London so they could come to the singing.” Really amazing, isn’t it?

Dua went to the Sylvia Young Theater School

Little fact explorers, have you heard this interesting secret about Dua? No? Let me tell you.

Similar to a whole host of famous British musicians, including Amy Winehouse, Lipa attended the Sylvia Young Theatre School. It was in Marylebone, London.

Dua was told she couldn’t sing

 Dua Lipa Was Told She Couldn’t Sing

When Dua was at school, she tried a lot to become a part of the school choir. However, her teacher said she didn’t have the talent to sing🎤.

Later, we all know that she proved them wrong. Right?

Dua and her tattoos

Dua has a few amazing tattoos. While talking about her tattoos, she said, “I’ve got dancing thumbs, which are my party trick because no one let me do karaoke. I’ve got “Sunny ill” on my arm.”

Dua really loves tattoos. On her shoulder, she has a simple one, and the word is “angel.”

However, a Spanish fan of Dua has the same one, so they are tattoo matched for life. Amazing, right?

Dua Lipa described her own music as “dark pop

Dua Lipa's Dark Pop

Dua explained in one of her interviews that most of her inspiration comes from sadness, as it is the emotion that sticks in the back of her mind. 

Also, the easiest method to get things out is through music.

Dua used to work in a London nightclub

She said in an interview, “I worked on a door at a nightclub, and that was my worst job ever. ]

I had management in my ear saying, ‘Yeah, people can come in, people can’t, and it came to the point where I had to turn down my own friends for wearing trainers. That was when I was like, ok, I’m out.

In 2013, Dua Lipa signed a contract with Tap Management

Dua Lipa's Contract With Tap Management

In the year 2013, Dua Lipa signed a contract with Tap Management. It was directed by Ed Millett and Ben Mawson. At that time, Dua was working as a waitress in a cocktail bar🍷.

She was introduced to Ben Mawson by her lawyer. However, Mawson discouraged her from signing another publishing deal that was offered to her.

Later, they offered Lipa a monthly salary 💵to leave her job and focus just on recording music.

During one of the seasons, Dua co-wrote the song🎶 “Hotter than Hell,” which resulted in her signing a record deal in 2014 with Warner Bros. Records.

Her first single was ‘New Love’ and her second one was “Be the One

In August 2015, Dua released her first single, “New Love.” It was produced by Andrew Wyatt and Emile Haynie. 

Later, in October 2015, she released her second single, “Be the One.”

 It was issued to European success and even reached number one in Poland, Belgium, and Slovakia, along with charting in the top ten in eleven European territories.

In 2020, Dua released the disco-inspired ‘Future Nostalgia,’ which gave us ‘Levitating’ and ‘Hallucinate.’

Dua Lipa and her world tour

Dua Lipa's World Tour

Little friends, did you know this interesting fact about Dua Lipa?

She planned to go on a tour in the year 2020!

However, it didn’t happen. So, she postponed the tour to 2022, being currently in Australia.

In January 2016, Dua conducted her first tour in the UK and Europe. 

Dua at the Brit Awards

In January 2018, Dua received five nominations for the Brit Awards. It was more nominations than any other artist that year. Really impressive, isn’t it?

Dua got nominated for MasterCard British Album of the Year for Dua Lipa, British Female Solo Artist, British Single of the Year, British Breakthrough Act, and British Video of the Year for ‘New Rules.”

She won awards for British Breakthrough Act and British Female Solo Artist.

This was the very first time that a female artist had got received five nominations.

Dua Lipa: Global Ambassador of Evian, a French mineral water brand

Dua Lipa: Global Ambassador Of Evian

Like me, if you are a fan of Dua Lipa and her songs, then you will surely love this surprising fact about her!

On August 11, 2020, Dua was named the global ambassador of Evian. It is a famous French mineral water💧 brand.

Later, Dua made her announcement on social media and stated that ‘it had been an honor” working with the brand.

Dua and her relationships

In 2013, Dua Lipa started an on-again, off-again relationship 💞with Isaac Carew, an English chef.

The couple first split up in February 2017. 

From August 2017 to January 2018, Dua dated American singer Paul Klein, the frontman of LANY.

Later, from January 2018 to June 2019, Dua resumed her relationship with Carew.

Later in June 2019, she began dating Anwar Hadid, an American model; however, the couple broke up in December 2021.

In 2023, Dua and French movie director Romain Gavras started dating.

Summing up

So that were some amazing facts about this amazing singer and songwriter, Dua Lipa! 😲!

Actually…we can continue more about her…but too much at a time is not good for appetite!!

So…see you soon with another topic! 😊!!

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