Who is SZA?
Solana Imani Rowe, famously known as SZA, is an American singer and songwriter.
She is well known for her debut studio album titled Ctrl featuring several famous artists such as The Weeknd and Love Galore.
Similarly, she is known for her unique sense of style and image as an artist and person.
Due to her immense popularity, she has gained fame all over social media platforms too.
Today, you will get to know SZA’s age, height, career, relationship, net worth, and even more.
So, keep on reading!!
|Solana Imani Rowe
|Date of Birth
|November 8, 1990
|St.Loius, Missouri, US
|31 years old
Where was SZA born? She was born on November 8, 1990, and her hometown lies in St.Louis, Missouri, US.
She grew up in Maplewood, New Jersey after her family relocated there.
Regarding her education, she studied at a Muslim prep school.
As for her higher studies, she attended Columbia High School.
Since her high school days, she was athletic and participated in cheerleading and gymnastics.
After graduation from high school, she moved around three colleges before she finally settled at Delaware State University.
There, she studied marine biology; however, she dropped out in her last semester.
She began doing several jobs to make money and live out of them.
At a young age, she was inspired by rapper RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan due to which she formed her stage name SZA.
S in her name stands for savior or sovereign and Z and A stand for Zig-Zag and Allah respectively.
Now, let’s get into knowing the beginning of her career, her works, and the achievements she has made so far.
What is SZA famous for?
On October 29, 2012, SZA began her music career by releasing her debut EP See.SZA.Run.
After signing as the first female artist of label TDE, she released her second EP, S which was a major hit.
Then, she went on a four-show tour with Little Dragon in October of 2013.
She released her song Teen Spirit in December; then later released its remix that featured 50 Cent.
After a year on March 26, she released the single Child’s Play.
Her other EP, Z, was released on April 8, following the release of its lead single Babylon.
The EP peaked at number 32 on the R&B Charts.
Also, it peaked at number 39 at the US Billboard 200.
Then, it was at number 9 on the Billboard Hip-Hop/R&B Chart.
Similarly, she collaborated with Jill Scott for the song Divinity in July of 2014.
The same year on July 11, she released the music video for the song Julia from the EP Z.
She then joined Aiko’s Enter The Void tour alongside The Internet in December.
Also, she released the song titled Sobriety on November 18 of 2014.
SZA started working on her debut studio album A which was later renamed Ctrl.
She co-wrote the song Consideration for Rihanna and later joined her live at the 2016 Brit Awards on February 24, 2016.
The lead single named Drew Barrymore from her album Ctrl was released in January of 2017.
The same year on April 28, she signed her first major-label recording contract with RCA Records.
Finally, Ctrl was released on June 9, 2017, which turned out to be SZA’s big breakthrough.
The album peaked at number three on the US Billboard 200.
Also, it peaked in the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart and later got certified platinum.
It also got declared as the album of the year 2017 by magazine Time.
Later, SZA promoted the album in the Northern American concert tour and did the opening for Bryson Tiller’s Set it off Tour.
Then, she collaborated with Maroon 5 on their song What Lovers Do in August of 2017.
The song was a hit and peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Later that month, she released the song Quicksand featuring Khalid and Post Malone.
Then, she worked with Mark Ronson and Tame Impala for a joint album.
SZA won five Grammy Nominations on November 28, 2017.
Also, she got nominated for most of the 2018 Awards; however, she didn’t win any.
Then, in January of 2018, she joined Kendrick Lamar for the track All the Stars, the lead single for the soundtrack of the movie Black Panther.
The song reached number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Similarly, she collaborated with Cardi B for the track I Do of the album Invasion of Privacy.
In 2019, SZA was featured in the track Just Us of DJ Khaled’s album Father of Asahd.
In March 2020, she signed a contract with WME to represent in all areas.
She performed alongside Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovie, and Halsey in the support of the state’s work fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Then, she released her first release Hit Different featuring Ty Dolla Sign as a lead artist on September 4, 2020.
The same year on December 25, she released her another single Good Days.
It peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 making SZA’s first top ten single as a solo artist.
She then was featured on Doja Cat‘s song Kiss Me More on April 9, 2021.
The song topped in New Zealand and peaked at number 40 in over a dozen of countries.
As for the present, recently, she did the cover song of The Anonymous Ones, soundtrack of Dear Evan Hansen.
Does SZA have an Instagram account? Yes, SZA is active on Instagram.
She often posts photos and videos of her daily life, with her friends and family.
As of 2021, she has over 11 million followers on her official Instagram account.
Also, she is famous on Twitter too which she joined in February of 2011.
Currently, she has over 5.4 million followers on her official Twitter account.
Personal Details of SZA
What is the height of SZA and how much does she weigh? SZA stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches or 171 cm.
As for her weight, it is around 55 kg or 121 pounds.
Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. She has black colored hair and dark brown eyes.
Regarding her nationality, she is an American and mixed by her ethnicity.
As for her religion, she is a proud muslim.
SZA has revealed that due to her experience of bullying during her childhood, she stopped wearing hijab.
Relationship of SZA
Who is SZA dating as of 2021? SZA has not revealed anything about her relationship till now.
However, there are rumors that she is dating her fellow music artist Kehlani.
The two has been photographed together holding each other’s hands too.
But they haven’t spoken about it and have not confirmed anything either.
As for her past relationships, she has been in relationships with Drake and Scott Sasso before.
The singer has not revealed anything about her dating life so far.
We will make sure to update it for you as soon as we get any information. So, stay tuned!
Family of SZA
Who are the parent of SZA? Her father is Abdul Mubarak-Rowe who is an African-American and an orthodox muslim.
He used to be an executive producer in CNN.
As for SZA’s mother, her name is still unknown to us.
Talking about her profession, she was an executive at AT&T.
Regarding SZA’s siblings, she has an older brother named Daniel who is a rapper and a half-sister named Tiffany Daniels.
As for Tiffany’s career path, we have no idea about it.
Net Worth of SZA
How much is the estimated net worth of SZA? SZA is a talented musical artist who has given so many hit singles and albums throughout her career.
The majority of her income is from her music career, social media ads, paid sponsorships, brand deals, and collabs.
As of 2021, her net worth is estimated to be approximately $3 million.
Now, let’s know some of the lesser-known facts about her.
Trivia about SZA
- She was born on November 8, 1990.
- Her hometown lies in St.Louis, Missouri, US.
- Her real name is Solana Imani Rowe.
- As of 2021, she has 11 million followers on her official Instagram account.
Check out the music video of SZA’s song Good Days down below:
Video Credit: @SZA YouTube
Image Credit: @SZA Instagram