Bebe Rexha

by wanderer on January 5, 2016

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Birth Name: Bleta Rexha

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 30, 1989

Ethnicity: Albanian

Bebe Rexha is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer.

Her parents, Bukurie/Bukurije (Isai) and Flamur Rexha, are ethnic Albanians. Her father is from Debar, then the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, now the Republic of Macedonia. He moved to the U.S. in the 1980s. Her mother’s family is from Gostivar, now also in Macedonia.

In Albanian, her birth name Bleta means “bee”. Rexha gave herself the nickname Bebe as part of her stage name.


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bablah February 11, 2016 at 5:15 am

Debar is also in Macedonia.

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