Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, who is professionally known as Lana Del Rey, is an American singer, model, and a songwriter. It is remarkable to note that her music is known for its stylised cinematic quality which refers to the top pop culture most of the time, particularly 1950s and 1960s Americana.
By birth, she is known as Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, and she was born on 21st June 1985 in New York City in the U.S to Patricia Ann and Robert England Grant Jr. Lana attended a Catholic Elementary School and then she also attended another school for one year where her mom was teaching. At 15 she was sent to Kent School to get rid of the budding drinking problem.
After her graduation, Del Rey got the opportunity to be in the Geneseo State University of New York, but Lana preferred to stay with her uncle and aunt in Long Island where she even worked as a waitress. At the age of 19, she went to Fordham University and received a degree in Philosophy. After finishing her education, she shifted her base to Brooklyn.
Lana Rey started her career in the year 2005 by recording Rock Me Stable, Young Like Me and From The End. When she gave her first performance in 2006 for the Williamsburg Live Songwriting Competition, she met Van Wilson who was her senior in college offered her a recording contract for $10,000 after listening to her work which was submitted through a demo tape of acoustic tracks titled No Kung FU to 5 Points Records.
After this, she started getting a number of chances and creating anticipation to all the albums she started giving live performances and promotional concerts. Del’s album Born to Die was released in January 2012 worldwide. Del’s singles were also exuberant maximising her fan club through one of her famous single from the movie Maleficent. She is known as the singer of the Internet era of the Anti Gaga types.
Awards & Achievements
Lana has won several awards in her career. She was nominated in Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album(Paradise) and Best Song Written for Visual Media (Young and Beautiful) in the year 2013. The year 2015 was also great in terms of rewards and recognition as she won the MTV Europe Music Award, the Trailblazer Award at the Billboard Women in the Music event. The following year, i.e., 2016 Lana was awarded the Best Female Artist of the Year at The Elle Style Awards organised by Elle magazine.
Net Worth & Salary of Lana Del Rey
the estimated net worth of Lana Del Rey is $20 million. Her earnings through her album Born to Die was recorded for $3,000,000, and that of Paradise EP is $125,000. Lana Del Rey raked in $8 million with success of her Singles ‘Video Games’ & ‘Born To Die.’ The net worth has also been increased by the endorsements she has done for Mulberry & Jaguar. She owns a house in Malibu in California worth $3 million. With over 2.8 million copies sold, Born To Die was named as one of the bestselling albums in 2012.
Lana Del Rey is known for her extraordinary makeover and her fantasying look with her exuberant and dashing vocals which makes encouraged her to many upcoming projects alongside fame and recognition. All her works were the epitome of the brilliance which was portrayed by means of music and lyrics.