Singer-songwriter whose breakout song "Video Games" propelled her to fame in 2011. Her debut album, Born to Die, peaked at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200.
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 song "Young and Beautiful" became the theme song for The Great Gatsby in 2013. In 2014, she debuted her song "West Coast" at the Coachella Music Festival.
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. She was also briefly romantically linked to Axl Rose in 2012.