Bebe Rexha

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Rexha in 2014, photo by Prphotos

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. She also has citizenship in North Macedonia.

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. Bebe was raised on Staten Island.

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


3 Responses

  1. guzel says:

    Albanian women are gorgeous.

  2. bablah says:

    Debar is also in Macedonia.

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