Brazilian singer and dancer who rose to fame after her single "Meiga e Abusada" became one of the most popular Brazilian singles of 2013. Her much-anticipated self-titled debut album, released later that year, went on to go Double Platinum.
She was born Larissa de Macedo Machado in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Her music video for the song "Show das Poderosas" received more than 100 million views on YouTube. She starred in the Netflix documentary Vai Anitta which highlights behind the scenes footage from her career.
Her parents divorced when she was young. Her brother, Renan Machado, has worked with her as a producer.
The director of the "Meiga e Abusada" music video has also directed videos for Beyonce Knowles.