|Real Name/Full Name||Azealia Amanda Banks|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Azealia Banks|
|Birth Place:||Harlem, New York City, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||31 May 1991|
|Age/How Old:||29 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 3″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 56 Kg
In Pounds – 106 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
|Siblings:||Lakimba & Latwan Banks|
|School:||Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School|
|Profession:||Singer, Rapper & Songwriter|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Azealia Banks, known by many as Miss Banks, is a young and well-known Singer, Rapper, and Songwriter from America. She shot to fame in 2011 with her professional singing debut of the song ‘212’, which went viral and was listed among several international charts. Apart from her music career, she has also worked as an actress, performing as the lead actress in her debut movie, ‘Love Beats Rhymes,’ which was a musical drama released in December 2017.
Azealia is always in the news for her active involvement in social media and controversies related to U.S. Politics and racial feuds. She has received widespread attention for her free thought sharing and outspoken nature, leading to disputes.
Well, how well do you know about Azealia Banks? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Azealia Banks’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Azealia Banks to date.
Biography and Early Life
Azealia Banks was born on 31 May 1991 in Harlem, New York, United States. She had a troubled childhood, losing her father when she was just two years old. Her father’s death early in her life led to several troubles, starting with her mother becoming rude and arrogant. A single mother raised her after the death of her father due to pancreatic cancer.
Her childhood was spent in an abusive manner owing to her mother’s violent character. She shares her ordeals of how her mother used to hit her and her sisters, and this excessive violence led to her leaving her home at the age of 14. She went on to live with her older sister and continued her education. Azealia always had a keen interest in music and arts and also studied in a school of arts.
Even though Azealia, at the age of 16, had a brief stint in acting, starring in the comedy noir musical production, City Of Angels, she gave up this path and focused on her rap music and singing. She made her recording debut with the recording, ‘Gimme A Chance,’ which was released online on 9 November 2009. She released the recording under Miss Banks’ name and produced a self-produced track named ‘Seventeen.’ This was the beginning of Azealia’s Journey into the music world.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Azealia Banks in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Azealia Banks’s age is 29 years old as of today’s date 23rd January 2021 having been born on 31 May 1991. Though, she is 5′ 3″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 106 lbs in Pound and 56kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Black.
Azealia Banks never completed high school. She started studying at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of music and arts but did not meet her graduation and left school to pursue her dream of a career in music and rap. She did not go to college and went on following her dream of becoming a singer.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Azealia was born and brought up in Harlem, New York. She was the youngest among the three sisters in her family. After her father’s traumatic death, she and her sisters spent a troubled life with her aggressive and violent mother. Eventually, she went on to live with her older sister. Azealia has openly claimed that she is Bi-sexual and, on many occasions, has discussed her sexuality in public.
She is currently single and does not have a dating history. She also came in the news in December 2016, when she shared that she went through a miscarriage and asked for support from her fans. She has always been among controversies for her active participation in issues related to racism and politics in the United States.
Is Azealia Banks Lesbian?
Azealia Banks is Bi-sexual and has accepted in front of the public of being a Lesbian. On many occasions, she has confronted herself about her sexuality and has expressed concerns about people being dissatisfied by somebody’s sexual orientation.
From her early days, Azealia Banks had a keen interest in music, arts, and theatre. After making her debut recording, ‘Gimme a Chance’ and her self production track, ‘Seventeen’ in 2008, she was signed with a development deal by XL Recordings. At XL Recordings, she worked with producer Russell Brown and Alexia.
Later that year left the production following a conflict of ideas with the members. After leaving XL Recordings, she became broke and started working on a Youtube Channel and finally released her debut single, ‘212’, in September 2011. This track received a significant number of views and in December 2011 became the official release as the lead single from the album, ‘EP 1991’.
She went on to work with British producer Paul Epworth for a debut studio album. In Early 2012, Alexia named her debut album, ‘Broke with Expensive Taste’ and released it’s first single, ‘Yung Rapunzel’ in 2013.
She is known for her mix-tapes Fantasea, Slay-Z, and some well-listened singles such as ‘Heavy Metal and Reflective,’ ‘The Big Big Beat,’ ‘Chi-Chi.’ Her recent works include her debut with the podcast ‘Cheapy’s two cents’ in early 2020. Along with producer Lex Luger, Azealia released another single from her next album ‘Business and Pleasure’ named ‘Black Madonna’ in June 2020.
- Won Rober Awards Music Poll for ‘Most Promising Artist’ for her song ‘Herself’ and ‘Best Dance Theme’ for her song ‘212’ in 2011.
- Won Philip Hall Radar Reward for ‘212’, Urban Music Awards for ‘Best Single’ for song ‘212’ and even got nominated for ‘Best International Artist’ and ‘Artist of the Year’ for her song ‘Herself’ in 2012.
- Received nominations by Music Society Awards, Billboard.com Mid-Year Music Awards, BET Awards, and European Festival Awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Azealia Banks in 2021
As of 2021, Azealia Banks has a net worth of $5 million, including her earnings and salary. She is still an active musician and also has her own production house and even has her online store Cheapy Xo which sells skincare products and artistry items.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Azealia Banks is an independent artist and has her recording Label, ‘Chaos & Glory Recordings.’
- Made her film debut in the year 2017 in a musical drama, ‘Love Beats Rhymes.’
- Has always been an outspoken character, staying in the news for her social media disputes and controversies among other stars and feuds on her Twitter and Instagram handles.
Azealia Banks had a troubled childhood and, even after going through early setbacks in life, rose above them and pursued her dreams of becoming a recording artist. She rose to fame for her notable singles like ‘212’, ‘Herself’ and many more mix-tapes and albums. She has acquired widespread attention due to her social media disputes with public figures and controversies related to politics and racism.