Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, professionally known as Lana Del Rey, is an acclaimed American singer-songwriter known for her cinematic music exploring themes of tragic romance, glamour, and melancholia.
Lana Del Rey sparked in a red mini dress and gold metallic Gucci heels at the Women’s Guild Cedars-Sinai Disco Ball honoring Jamie Lee Curtis at The Beverly Hilton on November 30, 2022, in Beverly Hills, California (Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock)
She has received various awards and nominations, including Brit Awards, Billboard Women in Music, MTV Europe Music Awards, and a Grammy nomination.
Del Rey has been recognized by Variety, Rolling Stone, and Time magazine for her influence and talent. Del Rey achieved critical and commercial success with her breakout single “Video Games,” leading to a major label debut album, Born to Die.
Her subsequent albums, including Ultraviolence, Honeymoon, Lust for Life, and Norman Fucking Rockwell!, have further established her as a prominent artist.
Lana Del Rey made a stylish appearance at Variety’s 2021 Music Hitmakers Brunch in Los Angeles in a vibrant green Naked Wardrobe mini dress, flaunting a unique criss-cross neckline by wearing the dress backward (Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock)
Del Rey has also collaborated on soundtracks and released a poetry and photography collection titled Violet Bent Backwards over the Grass.
Is Lana Del Rey Tall?
Lana Del Rey, who is 5 feet 6 inches (167.6 cm) tall, is slightly taller than the average height of an American woman.
She wears a US shoe size 8. In other standard shoe sizing systems, this corresponds to approximately a European size 38-39, UK size 6-6.5, Japanese size 24-24.5, and Australian size 7-7.5.
The average height for adult women in the United States is 5 feet 4 inches (162.6 cm). Andra Day is slightly taller than Lana Del Rey, with Andra Day measuring 5ft 7 ½ (171.5 cm) and Lana Del Rey standing at 5ft 6 (167.6 cm).
Andra Day is slightly taller than Lana Del Rey, with a height of 5ft 7 ½ (171.5 cm) compared to Lana Del Rey’s height of 5ft 6 (167.6 cm) (Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock)
Therefore, Lana Del Rey is slightly above average in terms of height compared to the general female population in the United States.
Is Lana Del Rey Catholic?
The American singer/songwriter was raised Roman Catholic, attended a Catholic elementary school, and was the cantor in her church choir.
Lana Del Rey wore a black gown with cutout sleeves from Gucci’s Spring 2019 collection to the 2018 LACMA Art + Film Gala (Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock)
Lana Del Rey has been seen attending services at Hillsong Church in Los Angeles. However, it is unclear if she is a church member or if she attends services occasionally.
The Christ-centered, Bible-based church has Evangelical and Pentecostal beliefs.
Lana Del Rey: Facts, Rumors, and Everything in Between
|Lana Del Rey, whose real name is Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, has a net worth of $30 million
|Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, known professionally as Lana Del Rey
|Lana Del Rey was born Elizabeth Woolridge Grant on June 21, 1985, in New York City, New York.
Her father, Robert England Grant Jr., is a copywriter, and her mother, Patricia Ann (née Hill), is an account executive. She has a younger sister, Caroline "Chuck" Grant, and a younger brother, Charlie Grant.
|Lana Del Rey has always been private about her personal life, so it is not clear how long she has been dating Evan Winiker. However, the couple was first spotted together in 2022, and they have been seen out and about together on several occasions. In March 2023, they announced their engagement.
In September 2019, she started dating police officer Sean “Sticks” Larkin. They split in March 2020.
Lana Del Rey has had a few high-profile relationships over the years. She was married to Francesco Carrozzini from 2014 to 2016, and she has been engaged to Clayton Johnson and Evan Winiker. She has also been in relationships with Sean Larkin, G-Eazy, Barrie-James O'Neill, Steven Mertens, Josh Kemp, Jimmy Gnecco, and Moby.
|Does Lana Del Rey have a child?
|As of December 12, 2023, Lana Del Rey does not have any children.
|Lana Del Rey's rumored weight is around 143 pounds (65 kg).
|Lana Del Rey wears a US shoe size 8, which translates to approximately a European size 38-39, UK size 6-6.5, Japanese size 24-24.5, and Australian size 7-7.5 in other standard shoe sizing systems.
|Lana Del Rey, with a height of 5ft 6 (167.6 cm), is slightly taller than the average height of an American woman.
|Lana Del Rey holds American citizenship.
|Source of Wealth:
|Lana Del Rey has earned money through her music career, which has included the release of six studio albums, numerous singles, and a number of tours.
She has also earned money through her acting career, which has included roles in the films "Tropico" and "The Young and the Restless."
|Lana Del Rey is of Scottish, English, Irish, German, Dutch, and Welsh descent.
Lana Del Rey’s Insights on Love, Life, and Art
“I believe nothing happens by mistake. You know, the universe has a divine plan.” – Lana Del Rey
“When I was very young, I was sort of floored by the fact that my mother and my father and everyone I knew was going to die one day, and myself too. I had a sort of a philosophical crisis. I couldn’t believe that we were mortal.” – Lana Del Rey
“There’s backlash about everything I do.” – Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey and J.J. Abrams paid tribute to Guillermo del Toro during his Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony in Hollywood, California, on August 6, 2019 (Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock)
“When I walk outside, people have something to say about it.” – Lana Del Rey
“I’m a writer first and a singer second.” – Lana Del Rey
“I don’t believe in the school of hard knocks, although I’ve had them. All that stuff about whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger is so not true. Do you know what makes you stronger? When people treat you and your art with dignity.” – Lana Del Rey
“My music is a luxury.” – Lana Del Rey
“I’ve been reading tabloids since I was nine. I love a good story.” – Lana Del Rey
“I’m a writer first and a singer second. And then I started editing my own videos when I was 17, so it’s a process I’ve been doing since I was younger.” – Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey performed and did a CD signing at Amoeba Records in Los Angeles on February 7, 2012, to promote her album Born to Die (Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock)
“I was always singing but didn’t plan on pursuing it seriously. When I got to New York City when I was 18, I started playing in clubs in Brooklyn – I have good friends and devoted fans on the underground scene, but we were playing for each other at that point – and that was it.” – Lana Del Rey
“My dancing is Hawaiian-inspired, but I also get a little fresh when it comes to my faster songs.” – Lana Del Rey
“I don’t really have any gimmicks. I don’t actually do anything that’s strange. I don’t even wear weird things.” – Lana Del Rey
“I’m personally more struck by visual things more than musical.” – Lana Del Rey
“I love to sing, and I really love to write, but in terms of being onstage, I’m not that comfortable, which I think is sort of clear.” – Lana Del Rey
“Stylistically, I love make-up. I love doing my own make-up and stuff, but clothes-wise, I actually didn’t ever really care. Initially, the fashion world was more interested in me than the music world, which was strange when I first started singing.” – Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey looked stunning in a black Alberta Ferretti Fall 2012 gown and a silver Chopard necklace at the opening ceremony premiere during the 65th Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 2012, in Cannes, France (Credit: Andrea Raffin / Shutterstock)
“I’ve been writing since I was really young, so I considered myself a writer for a really long time.” – Lana Del Rey
“I used to like to set different film clips to classical music, not even my own songs, but make little movies.” – Lana Del Rey
“I have a personal ambition to live my life honestly and honor the true love that I’ve had and also the people I’ve had around me. I want to stay hopeful, even though I get scared about why we’re even alive at all.” – Lana Del Rey
“If you are born an artist, you have no choice but to fight to stay an artist.” – Lana Del Rey
“Feeling like you’re respected among the people who do the same thing you do is incredible and necessary.” – Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey stunned in a floor-length red dress by Vivienne Westwood, which flawlessly balanced between revealing and classy, highlighting her curves at the 2012 BRIT Awards at O2 Arena on February 21, 2012, in London, England (Credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock)
“I have a personal ambition to live my life honestly and honor the true love that I’ve had and also the people I’ve had around me.” – Lana Del Rey
“I knew I wanted to do something creative. I didn’t think I’d have the luxury of doing something like that because I didn’t know anyone who had pursued anything they really adored, but I had dreams for singing or writing.” – Lana Del Rey
“I wanted a name I could shape the music towards. I was going to Miami quite a lot at the time, speaking a lot of Spanish with my friends from Cuba – ‘Lana Del Rey’ reminded us of the glamour of the seaside. It sounded gorgeous coming off the tip of the tongue.” – Lana Del Rey
“If you consider the definition of authenticity, it’s saying something and actually doing it. I write my own songs. I made my own videos. I pick my producers. Nothing goes out without my permission. It’s all authentic.” – Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey won Q’s Next Big Thing Award at the Q magazine Awards 2011 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London (Credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock)
“I was impressed with what someone like Karl Lagerfeld built and did and the house that he made, but there was never really a female figure I wanted to emulate.” – Lana Del Rey
“I write my own songs. I made my own videos. I pick my producers. Nothing goes out without my permission. It’s all authentic.” – Lana Del Rey
“A lot of the time when I write about the person that I love, I feel like I’m writing about New York.” – Lana Del Rey
“I’m not a natural performer or exhibitionist. When I was younger, I hated the focus, and it made me feel strange.” – Lana Del Rey
“When I got to New York City when I was 18, I started playing in clubs in Brooklyn – I have good friends and devoted fans on the underground scene, but we were playing for each other at that point – and that was it.” – Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey made a fashionable entrance in a vibrant yellow paisley lace dress from Zimmermann adorned with floral appliqués on the sleeves, hemline, and skirt at the 2023 Billboard Women In Music at YouTube Theater on March 1, 2023, in Inglewood, California (Credit: Abaca Press / INSTARimages)
“I have taken taking my music to labels for years, and everyone just thought it was creepy. They thought the images with the music were weird and verging on psychotic.” – Lana Del Rey
“I made that first record in 2008, alongside the EP, but my label at the time waited three years to release it. They thought maybe someone bigger would buy it, but they didn’t, so in the end they just released it themselves.” – Lana Del Rey
“Having a simple career as a musician who liked music was good enough for me.” – Lana Del Rey
“People are really talkative in New York. Someone always comes up to me and says ‘Hi’ during the day.” – Lana Del Rey
“Fashion is inspired by youth and nostalgia and draws inspiration from the best of the past.” – Lana Del Rey
“I used to wonder if it was God’s plan that I should be alone for so much of my life. But I found peace. I found happiness within people and the world.” – Lana Del Rey
“When I was young, I felt really overwhelmed and confused by the desire not to end up in an office, doing something I didn’t believe in.” – Lana Del Rey
“I was going to Miami quite a lot at the time, speaking a lot of Spanish with my friends from Cuba – Lana Del Rey reminded us of the glamour of the seaside. It sounded gorgeous coming off the tip of the tongue.” – Lana Del Rey
“When I found somebody who I fell in love with, it made me feel different than I felt the rest of the day. It was electrifying. That’s what inspired the ‘Off to the Races’ melodies. That’s one of the times when you’re feeling electrified by someone else and they make you happy to be alive.” – Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey was romantically linked to Sean “Sticks” Larkin, a cop and Live PD analyst, starting in September 2019, but their relationship ended by March 2020, and Del Rey’s actions, including placing a personal billboard in Larkin’s hometown, hinted at a less amicable separation (Credit: PAPIX / INSTARimages)
“I didn’t live at school, I lived where I could and studied what I enjoyed studying. I took what I wanted from that education but was making my first record at the same time. I don’t know anyone from school. I was just leading a different life. I was really interested in writing and other things.” – Lana Del Rey
“Seeing myself on the screen makes me cringe. I understand that I am that way – pouty.” – Lana Del Rey
“I don’t know that much about who directs what movies, but I’m definitely inspired by the look of old movies; I find them to be really beautiful.” – Lana Del Rey
“In New York, I pretty much live in diners – I order French Fries, Diet Coke floats, and lots of coffee.” – Lana Del Rey
“When I put out ‘Video Games’ in May 2011, it was a 5:25-minute love song; I was surprised when a lot of people said they were listening to it. I was surprised when it went to the radio, without me even knowing how something like that even happens!” – Lana Del Rey
“A lot of the reason my look is the way it is is that it’s really easy to put on a sundress every night if I have to perform – or just wear jeans every day and a flannel or something.” – Lana Del Rey
“I’m always just surprised when someone writes something about me.” – Lana Del Rey
“I have kind of a funny relationship with movies. I don’t have to see the whole movie to get an impression of it or to let it have an influence on me.” – Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey’s Iconic 2012 Appearance on David Letterman: A Look Back at Her Style and Rising Fame
In 2012, Lana Del Rey captured attention with her striking appearance at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City, where she was set to record a segment for “The Late Show with David Letterman.”
Singer Lana Del Rey arrives at ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ at Ed Sullivan Theater on February 2, 2012, in New York City (Credit: PNP / WENN)
At that time, she was a rising star at 25 years old and was also featured on the cover of British Vogue. Her album “Born to Die” had just been released, achieving remarkable success by debuting at number one in 14 countries.
This period marked a significant moment in Lana Del Rey’s career, showcasing her unique style and musical talent.
Singer Lana Del Rey’s small wardrobe malfunction forced her assistant to make some changes to her dress (Credit: PNP / WENN)
A small wardrobe malfunction forced her assistant to make some small changes to her dress, but our focus was, of course, on the sexy Mary Jane shoes she had chosen for the occasion.
Lana Del Rey shows off her feet in sexy Mary Jane shoes (Credit: PNP / WENN)