Tahliah Debrett Barnett
Tahliah went to St. Edward’s School, Cheltenham. As her family was not financially sound, her education was covered up by academic scholarship.
Singer, songwriter, music producer, dancer
- Father – Was a jazz dancer
- Mother – Was a dancer and gymnast
She is signed to CODA Music Agency.
Trip hop, experimental, alternative R&B, electronic, indietronica
Vocals, drums, keyboards, synthesizer
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
51 kg or 112½ pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
FKA Twigs has been romantically linked with –
- Robert Pattinson (2014-2017) – In July 2014, Twigs started dating fellow actor Robert Pattinson in July 2014. They got engaged in March 2015. They remained together for more than 2 years after the engagement and split in August 2017.
Race / Ethnicity
She has Jamaican ancestry on her father’s side, while she has partly English and Spanish ancestry on her mother’s side.
- Wears nose ring
- Front teeth
34-24-34 in or 86-61-86 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU) or 8 (UK)
9 (US) or 39.5 (EU) or 6.5 (UK)
Her religious beliefs are not known.
But, she attended a Catholic school.
Best Known For
Her catchy pop songs, and whispery voice and album LP1.
FKA Twigs released her first studio album LP1 on August 6, 2014 by Young Turks. The album received very good ratings and got placed at #16 at UK Albums Chart.
She was able to sell 12,750 copies of the album in UK itself and 77,000 copies in US.
Before the release of this album, she had already released Extended Plays (EP) with the names EP1 and EP2 in 2012 and 2013 respectively.
She has appeared in several short films, the first one of which was in 2011 in 3-minute long, comedy film Beyonce Wants Groceries where she played the role as a dancer (as Twigs).
First TV Show
In 2014, she first appeared on the talk show Le grand journal de Canal+ as herself in an episode dated September 11, 2014.
Her workout routine and diet plan are not known. But, she definitely works out. She has been pictured several times heading towards the gym with Robert Pattinson.
FKA Twigs Facts
- She has worked as a backup dancer in London at the age of 17.
- She grew up in the presence of her mother and stepfather.
- FKA Twigs met her biological father for the first time when she was 18.
- As a child, her parents were not financially much strong.
- FKA Twigs once made a concept film for Google Glass. Check it out on YouTube.
- She first started making music at the age of 16, while being a part of youth clubs.
- Twigs can be seen dancing in the music videos by famous artists Ed Sheeran, Jessie J, Kylie Minogue, and Taio Cruz. For example, check the music videos of Jessie J’s “Do It Like a Dude” and “Price Tag.”
- She graced the cover of i-D magazine for their August 2012 issue.
- Due to her cracking joints, she basically got to known as twigs, and, she added prefix “FKA” by herself to make her name different from the already existing artist called “The Twigs.” Some people say that FKA means Formerly Known As, but according to FKA Twigs herself, it does not mean anything.
- Her music is described as “catchy pop” with “whispery vocals.”