|Era Istrefi Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||July 4, 1994|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Era Istrefi is an Albanian-Kosovar singer and songwriter. Her first single came out in 2013 at the age of 19 after which she became a well-known figure in her native country. She has also received positive responses for her other releases like A Po Don and E Dehun. Her international career took flight after her 2016 single, BonBon, which introduced her to the worldwide fame. Era has a strongly growing fanbase with more than 2 million followers on Instagram.
Pristina, FR Yugoslavia
- Father – Nezir Istrefi (Journalist)
- Mother – Suzana Tahirsylaj (Singer)
- Siblings – Nora Istrefi (Older Sister) (Singer), Nita Istrefi (Sister), Bledi Istrefi (Brother)
Until 2017, Era was managed by Faton Shoshi.
Pop, Dancehall, EDM, R&B, Dubstep, Trap
Nesër, Sony Music Entertainment, Ultra Music, RCA Records
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
62 kg or 136.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Era Istrefi has dated –
- Faton Shoshi – Era was rumored to be dating her manager Faton Shoshi till mid-2017. Although the two never accepted it publicly, they also did not deny the claims. In an interview in 2016, Era even claimed that she was not single but she did not reveal the name of her love interest. They parted ways in November 2017 by not renewing the contract.
Race / Ethnicity
Era has Albanian ancestry on her mother’s side.
She prefers to dye her hair in shades of ‘blonde’.
- Protruding cheekbones
- Thick full lips
Best Known For
Her 2015 single BonBon
As a Singer
Era Estrefi’s first song Mani për money was released in 2013 and got a majorly positive feedback from the listeners. After that, she released other songs like A Po Don and E Dehun which also became instant hits.
Era got the worldwide recognition after her single BonBon which was internationally released in 2016.
First TV Show
Era Istrefi made her first television show appearance in the game show, Schlag den Star in 2016.
Era Istrefi Favorite Things
- Songs – Stronger by Kanye West
- Singer – Rihanna, Beyonce, Eminem, Kanye West
- Genre – Hip hop
- Restaurant – Tiffany in Pristina
- Color – Pink
- City – London
Source – Forbes, Wanderlust
Era Istrefi Facts
- Era Istrefi’s first song came out when she was 19 years old.
- Her mother was a well known Albanian singer but she left her career after the death of Era’s father in 2004.
- Era rose to worldwide fame after the release of her single, BonBon, that gathered more than 500 million views on YouTube.
- She performed in the 2018 FIFA World Cup held in Russia along with Nicky Jam and Will Smith.
- She is usually compared to Sia and also mostly to Rihanna because of the voice similarities that the singers share.
- Era has dual citizenship, receiving her Albanian citizenship in 2016.
- She loves traveling and exploring new places.
- She also loves to take long flights because she likes sleeping and reading and on longer flights, she gets the time to do both.
- Era also loves spending time with nature, especially in Albania.
- Follow Era Istrefi on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
Featured Image by Era Istrefi / Instagram