Lizzo Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics


Born Name

Melissa Jefferson

Nick Name


Lizzo in an Instagram video in August 2017
Lizzo in an Instagram video in August 2017

Sun Sign


Born Place

Detroit, Michigan, United States




While Lizzo was studying in high school, she took classes to learn how to play the classical flute.


Rapper, singer


  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – She has a sister.


Lizzo is managed by Full Stop Management.


Hip hop, alternative hip hop, pop music




Totally Gross National Product, BGSW, Atlantic Records




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


95 kg or 209.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Lizzo has remained largely tight-lipped about her personal life when interacting with the media, which makes it difficult to say anything about her dating history and love life.

Lizzo performing at Rock the Garden in 2014
Lizzo performing at Rock the Garden in 2014 (Collin Knopp-Schwyn / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Voluminous curly hair
  • Oversized figure

Brand Endorsements

Her and Caroline Smith’s single Let ‘Em Say was used in a TV commercial for Target.

She has also used her strong social media following to promote a couple of products and brands.

Lizzo singing at Day Two of Boston Calling in May 2016
Lizzo singing at Day Two of Boston Calling in May 2016 (Digboston / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Best Known For

  • The critical acclaim garnered by her studio album, Big Grrrl Small World. The album was placed in the 17th spot by Spin magazine in the list featuring “50 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015”.
  • The cult following achieved by her single My Skin, which aims to drive empowerment message home.
  • Having collaborated with established artists such as Prince, Mike Mictlan, and Lazerbreak.

First Album

In 2013, she released her debut studio album, Lizzobangers in collaboration with independent label, Totally Gross National Product. After she became a nationwide sensation, the album was re-released by Virgin Records in 2014.

First TV Show

In 2014, Lizzo made her first TV show appearance in the reality TV series, Made in Chelsea: NYC.

Lizzo Favorite Things

  • NFL Team – Minnesota Vikings


Lizzo at Liverpool Sound City in 2014
Lizzo at Liverpool Sound City in 2014 (Lennon Photography / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Lizzo Facts

  1. She decided to move to Minnesota after her band in Houston had broken up. Heartbroken, she moved to Denver with her mother and sister for a brief time and there she met a record producer, who encouraged her to move to Minnesota for the sake of her career.
  2. Initially, she wasn’t interested in moving to Minnesota as she wasn’t particularly a fan of the freezing weather conditions.
  3. In her early days in Minnesota, she used to perform with the soul-pop duo, Lizzo & The Larva Ink. She was also a member of the female rap group, The Chalice, which was quite popular locally.
  4. While growing up, she often battled with body acceptance. Her insecurities continued to haunt her until she reached the age of 21 when she realized that she can’t change who she is and she should be okay with it.
  5. She has founded 5 different rap / hip-hop groups – Grrrl Prty, The Chalice, Ellypseas, The Clerb, and Absynthe.
  6. In 2014, she was included by the Time magazine in the list featuring 14 music artists to watch in 2014.
  7. Early in her childhood, her family decided to move to Houston from Michigan.
  8. Visit her official website @
  9. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Soundcloud, iTunes, and YouTube.

Featured Image by Lizzo / Instagram

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