Azealia Amanda Banks is an American rapper. Raised in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, she began releasing music through Myspace in 2008 before being signed to XL Recordings at age 18. In 2011, her debut single “212” went viral and entered several international charts.
Azealia Banks Biography
|Real Name/Full Name:||Azealia Amanda Banks|
|Age:||29 years old|
|Birth Date:||31 May 1991|
|Birth Place:||Harlem, New York, United States|
|Profession:||American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
Azealia Banks Boyfriends
Azealia Banks is not good with relationships. She went with many breakups. It was rumoured that she was dating Jesse Bradford when they were found together at the Nylon Midnight Garden Party. Jesse Bradford, her current boyfriend, is a famous actor, and his net worth $3 Million. He is also a guitarist and also a model.
Azealia Banks Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
|Date of Birth:||1991-05-31|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)|
|Profession:||Rapper, Singer, Lyricist, Songwriter|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Banks was born on May 31, 1991 in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. She was the youngest of three sisters and was raised by her mother after her father died when she was 2 from pancreatic cancer. The home life was not a happy one though, as Banks has since come forward describing that her mother was extremely abusive to her and her sisters. At the age of 14, Banks moved out of her mom’s house to live with one of her older sisters.
Outside of home, Banks was interested in acting, singing, musical theater, and dancing. She was discovered by an agent who watched her star in a production of the musical “City of Angels.” The agent then sent her auditions to a variety of networks but was ultimately unable to secure any work. She then decided to stop pursuing acting and started writing music and rapping. She never finished high school but instead began working on her debut recording, “Gimme a Chance,” which she released online on November 9, 2008, in addition to the track “Seventeen.”
Banks has been open about her sexual identity, having expressed that she disdains the labeling of others based on their sexual orientation, though she herself would say she is bisexual. In February of 2021, Banks announced she was engaged to Ryder Ripps, an artist, tough she confirmed the following month that they had broken up.
She has been an advocate for many civil rights causes involving African-Americans. She has demanded that the United States pay reparations to African-Americans due to the enslavement of their ancestors. She has stated she thinks such an effort would help improve educational prospects for black Americans. In 2016, Banks sought support from her fans after having suffered a miscarriage.
Azealia Banks Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 31 May 1991, Azealia Banks is 29 years old as of today’s date 25th January 2021. Her height is 1.6 m tall, and her weight is 58 kg.
Awards and Achievements
When she produced her track “Seventeen”, she was very popular. She also signed a contract with XL Recordings and she was also involved in work with Richard Russel who was a producer. She ended the deal with him because of his abusive behavior.
She soon decided to make her own beats, and she also stopped taking samples from him. Azealia also made her YouTube channel where she would be posting her demos and covers, and in this way, she would be able to get the attention of the people.
There has been a very depressing situation at this time because she was completely alone and could not have anyone in her life who could teach her. Azealia became very brave at this moment, and she decided to pursue the top position alone.
In 2011, she released her song called “212” and it was a digital download. After this, she also released “EP 1991”. Her popularity was also due to some tracks which were “Aquababe” and “Nathan”. She also released mix-tape in 2012, and it was “Fantasea”.
Azealia Banks Personal Life
Azealia Amanda Banks is bisexual and has been bullied by society. She has expressed herself with society labelling of others. She is better known for her public speaking skills, and she confidently spoke out for African – American civil rights issues. She is very confident about her sexuality and says that she does not live on other people’s terms. She has been included in many controversies and does not have a good profile report. She also created issues between Grimes and Ellon Musk by tweeting about their relationship.
Azealia Banks Discography
Azealia Amanda Banks’s discography contains one studio album, two EP (Extended Plays). It also contains three mixtapes, nineteen singles, and more than 20 videos.
Azealia Banks Siblings
Azealia Banks has two elder sisters Latwan Banks and Lakimba Banks. Azealia is the youngest in the house, and there they have only single parents. Her mother taught their daughters all negative things like how to hate people and humiliate them. Because of this, all of them moved out of their house one by one. Azealia also tried to cut her sister with the box cutter. Azealia says that she and her sisters were humiliated by her mother in childhood a lot. They got physically attacking with bats; she also bangs their heads on the walls and hits them a lot.
Azealia Banks House And Resident
Azealia Banks live in New York City, Manhattan, U.S. Azealia banks have a big house with a swimming pool.
Azealia Banks Career
At the age of 16, she started acting in the City of Angles. After this, she decided to end her career as an actor because of tough competition and dissatisfaction. She had never done her schooling and chose to make her dream as a star true. After quitting her career as an actor, she started writing raps. Her first debut recording, “Gimme a Chance,” was released on 9 November 2008.