Dua Lipa

BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards 2016 - Arrivals

Lipa in 2016, photo by Prphotos

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. She was born in Westminster, London, England. Her parents, Anesa (Rexha) and Dukagjin Lipa, are Albanian, originally from Kosovo. For a number of years as a teenager, she 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’s paternal grandfather is historian Seit Lipa. He was head of the Bosnian Institute of History.

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Marriage record of Dua’s parents – https://familysearch.org

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