Singer-songwriter whose breakout song "Video Games" propelled her to fame in 2011. She is known for her dramatic on-stage presence and unique voice.
She received her first recording contract at the age of twenty while performing at a local club. She worked in community Service jobs when her first album got shelved by the record company.
Her 2012 album Born to Die peaked at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200.
Her real name is Elizabeth Woolridge Grant. She was born to Rob and Pat Grant and raised alongside her siblings Caroline and Charlie. She briefly dating rapper G-Eazy before splitting in September 2017.