Place of Birth: Westminster, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 22 August, 1995
Ethnicity: Albanian, as well as Bosniak
Dua Lipa is a British singer, songwriter, and model. Known for her disco-influenced production, her songs include “Be the One,” “New Rules,” “IDGAF,” “One Kiss,” “Electricity,” “Don’t Start Now,” “Physical,” “Break My Heart,” “Levitating,” “We’re Good,” “Love Again,” “Cold Heart (Pnau remix),” “Sweetest Pie,” “Dance the Night,” and, in a featured role, “Prisoner.” Her vocal range is mezzo-soprano. She appeared in the film Barbie.
She was born in Westminster, London, England. Her parents, Anesa (Rexha) and Dukagjin Lipa, are Albanian, originally from Kosovo. Her family is Muslim. Her father spent two months in besieged Sarajevo during the region’s 1990s civil war. Her parents settled in an Albanian refugee community in Camden, London. For a number of years as a teenager, Dua also lived in Pristina, Kosovo. At sixteen, Dua returned to London to follow her musical career. Her father was lead vocalist in a Kosovar rock band named Oda.
Dua was granted Albanian citizenship in 2022.
Dua’s paternal grandfather was historian Seit Lipa. He was head of the Bosnian Institute of History.
Dua’s maternal grandparents are possibly named Iljaz Rexha and Zinka.
Marriage record of Dua’s parents – https://familysearch.org