Born April 27, 1988 (age 33) Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Melissa Viviane Jefferson known professionally as Lizzo, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter and flutist.

she began her recording career in hip hop music. 

Years active 2010–present 

Lizzo attained mainstream success with the release of her third studio album, Cuz I Love You (2019). 

Aside from singing and rapping, Lizzo has also worked as an actor: 

In 2019, Time named Lizzo as "Entertainer of the Year" for her meteoric rise and contribution to music. 

In addition to her three Grammy Awards, she has also won a Billboard Music Award, a BET Award, and two Soul Train Music Awards.