Olivia Rodrigo won 3 awards at the Grammys 2022 including the Best New Artist Award. In this article, we’ll talk about this new star’s biography, career and net worth.
Olivia Rodrigo: Biography
Olivia Isabel Rodrigo is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She was born on February 20, 2003, in Murrieta, California to a Filipino-American Father and German-Irish mother. Olivia started taking vocal lessons in kindergarten and learned to play the piano at a young age. Furthermore, she took acting and singing classes at age 6 and started acting in theatre productions in elementary school. At age 12, Olivia was Playing the Guitar.
Olivia became interested in songwriting after listening to country music especially American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift.
Olivia made her acting debut in the film, An American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success. In 2016, she starred as a guitarist in the Disney Channel series, “Bizaardvark”. Also, in 2019 she played the lead role in the Disney + series, “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”. She also wrote All I Want for the show’s soundtrack and co-wrote Just a Moment with co-star Joshua Bassett. She received a lot of praise for her performance in the series.
On January 8, 2021, Olivia released her debut single, “Drivers License“, which she co-wrote with producer Dan Nigro. Within the week of its release, “Drivers License” broke Spotify‘s record twice for most daily streams ever for a non-holiday song with over 15.7 million global streams on January 11 and over 17 million global streams the next day. It went on to break another Spotify record for the first song in history to hit 80 million streams in 7 days. The song debuted at number one on Billboard Hot 100 and reached number one in numerous other countries.
Her follow-up single, “Deja Vu“, debuted at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100, making her the first artist to debut their first two releases in the top 10 of the Hot 100. Nevertheless, the third single preceding her debut album, “Good 4 U“, became her second single to debut at number one on the Hot 100.
Olivia Rodrigo: Awards and Net Worth
Consequently, Rodrigo received seven nominations at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist, Album of the Year for Sour, Record of the Year and Song of the Year for “Drivers License”.She won the awards for Best New Artist, Best Pop Vocal Album for Sour, and Best Pop Solo Performance for “Drivers License”.
Furthermore, she has a net worth of about $85 million.