Who is Azaelia Banks?
Azaelia Banks (born 31 May 1991) is a popular rapper and music producer from the USA. She is also famous for her acting and songwriting skills.
Banks became popular for casually singing and releasing her songs from the streaming platform My Space.
She released her first single 212 which became viral on every social media platform. It landed Banks on international music charts and raised her reputation in the music industry all over the world.
Azaelia Banks has her own recording company named Chaos and Glory Recordings.
After the popularity of her first single, Banks recorded various EPs and Albums which became equally viral.
Azaelia Banks has also won a couple of very prestigious music awards such as the Rober Awards Music Poll, Urban Music Awards, and NME Awards.
Due to the popularity of her music and her talent, Azaelia Banks has generated a large fan base on her social media.
Currently, she has just over 1 million social media fan following from all over the world.
|Real Name||Azaelia Banks|
|Nick Name||Miss Bank$|
|Date of Birth||born 31 May 1991|
|Birth Place||New York City, USA|
|Age||30 years old|
Where was Azaelia Banks born?
Azaelia Banks was born in New York City, USA. She grew up with her family and three siblings in Manhattan.
Her childhood was tough as her father died when she was just 2 years old. Banks and her siblings faced lots of abuse physically and mentally from her mother after the death of her father.
At the age of just 14, Banks moved out of her home as she couldn’t take the violence of her mother anymore.
Despite having a hard childhood, Banks was always invested in dancing and music. She joined the theatre to act and dance when she was just 16 years old.
Regarding the education of Azaelia Banks, she has not revealed where she attended her education and how much education she has received.
Why is Azaelia Banks famous?
Azaelia Banks started her career as a dancer when she was just 16 years old. Banks joined the musical group Choir of Angels.
She was impressed with her music that she was recruited by an agent who has connections in the TV industry.
The agent motivated Banks to go for an audition on various kids’ musical shows for Law & Order, TBS, and Nickelodeon.
However, she was not successful instantly and had to work even more. Banks was determined to become a musician so she started to write her rap songs.
In 2008, Banks released her debut songs under the name Miss Bank$. The songs were titled “Gimme a Chance” and “Seventeen”.
Banks impressed the XL records with her samples and signed with them but due to some unmatching ideas, she left them.
212 and Big Break
In 2011, Banks released her first single 212 via her MySpace which became so popular that it went viral immediately.
It became her first-ever single that debuted within Top 50 songs in UK, Netherlands, and USA. The popularity of 212 landed Banks with lots of other opportunities for collaboration.
The same year Banks collaborated with the band Scissor Scissors on the popular hit song named “Shady Love”.
A year later in 2012 Azaelia Banks released her first mixtape named Fantasea. The album did quite good so a month or two later she released her first EP named 1991.
Azaelia Banks under her impression Miss Bank$ continued to released her tracks and mixtapes till 2014 when she released her first-ever album.
The album was titled “Broke with Expensive Taste” with 16 tracks. Her album became very successful and hit debuting at number 37 on Billboard hot 100.
Banks released the updated version of 212 and Gimme a Chance on her new album which made the album even more popular.
Azalea continued to release other songs and mixtapes during the success of Broke with Expensive Taste. Banks released her second mixtape titled SlayZ in 2016.
Azalea Banks debuted on a large screen when she was just 16 years old. She acted in a movie named The American Ruling Class”.
She took a very long break from acting and returned to acting in 2017. Banks played the role of Coco in the movie Love Beats Rhymes which became very popular.
Azalea Banks appeared on various other music videos but her on-screen career was not as successful as her music.
Azealia Banks is also a successful entrepreneur along with being a musician. She launched her online beauty store named CheapyXO in 2017.
Banks also has launched her radio station named CheapyXO Radio where her fans can listen to her songs including unreleased songs and other artists as well.
What is the height of Azealia Banks?
Azaelia Banks stands at the height of 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 55 kg. Banks have black color hair and dark brown color eyes.
Her zodiac sign is Gemini. Banks has a lean and thin muscular body and looks focused on her fitness.
Azealia Banks is American regarding nationality and belongs to mixed African-American ethnicity.
She has not revealed her religion as of yet. Banks is very passionate about music and theatre dramas where she likes to enjoy her time.
Talking about her interests and hobbies, Banks likes to read books, swimming and also likes to watch plays and dramas.
She was very distant from her mother so she normally likes to stay with her family and her sisters.
Who is Azealia Banks dating?
Azealia Banks is currently single however earlier in 2021 in February she announced she was engaged to rapper Ryder Ripps.
However, a month later Ryder announced they split off and were no longer dating each other.
Banks has confirmed herself to be a bisexual and there was a rumor that she dated Jesse Bradford.
Regarding children, Banks announced she had a miscarriage. She also asked her fans for advice as she was going through hard times.
Azaelia Banks has not revealed the name of her parents. However, she has revealed that her father died due to cancer when she was just 2 years old.
Her mother was abusive physically as she used to beat Banks and her sisters with baseball bats or slammed their heads on the walls.
Azaelia left her mother when she was just fourteen years old. Regarding siblings, she has two younger sisters.
They are named Latwan and Lakimba Banks.
What is the net worth of Azaelia Banks?
Azaelia Banks is a popular singer, actor, and entrepreneur. Despite bearing tough childhood she has established herself as a successful musician.
Banks has earned herself lots of social media followers from her music.
Her primary source of income is also from her music and various brands deals and endorsements.
Banks has revealed her assets and properties on her social media but it seems she lives a simple life.
Currently, Azaelia Banks has a net worth of approximately $3 million as of 2021.
- Azaelia Banks started performing in theatre when she was just sixteen.
- Banks mother used to abuse her and her sisters physically and mentally.
- Azaelia Banks accepted she tried to end her life via euthanasia.
- She was suffered from miscarriage which led her to depression.
- Currently Azaelia Banks have a net worth of approximately $3 million as of 2021.