Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini (born October 21, 1995) is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter known as Doja Cat. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, and as a teenager, she began making and releasing music on SoundCloud.
Her song “So High” piqued the interest of Kemosabe and RCA Records, with whom she signed a joint record deal at the age of 17, releasing her debut EP Purrr! in 2014.[ez-toc]
|Real Name||Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Rapper and Record Producer|
|Date of Birth||21 October 1995|
|Age [as of 2021]||26 years|
|Birthplace||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Hometown||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Current Residence||Beverly Hills, California|
|School||Junior High School, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Educational Qualification||School Dropped Out|
|Hobbies||Anime, Traveling, Painting and Spending Quality Time with her Friends and Family|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5'5"
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 57 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Chest Size||35 inches|
|Waist Size||27 inches|
|Hips Size||36 inches|
|Debut||First Album: Purrr! |
|Awards & Achievements||• American Music Award
• Billboard Music Award
• People’s Choice Award and many more
|Relationships & Affairs|
|Boyfriend||EX: Johnny Utah|
|Parents||Father- Mr. Dumisani Dlamini
Mother- Mrs. Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer
|Favourite Things/Likes & Dislikes|
|Favorite Actress||Julia Roberts|
|Favorite Actor||Johnny Depp|
|Favorite TV Show||Game of Thrones|
|Favorite Color||Black and white|
|Favorite Food||Chinese and Thai food|
|Net Worth [approx.]||$5 million|
Doja Cat will be 26 years old in April 2021, having been born on October 21, 1995. She was born and raised in a well-established family in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is known to be of American descent and follows the Hindu religion.
Dlamini moved to the Sai Anantam Ashram, a commune in the Santa Monica mountains, with her mother and brother when she was eight years old and practiced Hinduism for four years. Alice Coltrane, an American jazz musician, was the commune’s founder.
Dlamini’s aunt, a vocal coach, had given her singing lessons to help her audition for Central Los Angeles Area New High School #9, a Los Angeles performing arts high school. She frequently skipped school to participate in online chatrooms and dropped out at 16 during her junior year.
Doja Cat was born on October 21, 1995, in Los Angeles, California, USA, as Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini to Dumisani Dlamini [father] and Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer [mother].
Her father is a well-known South African actor, producer, and composer, and her mother is a painter. Doja Cat, a Judaism follower, is also influenced by Indian and Japanese culture. She enjoys surfing. Her website is called dojacat.com.
Doja dropped out at the age of 16 during her junior year. She attributes this act to her struggles with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), stating that “it felt like I was stuck in one spot while everyone else was constantly progressing.”
Doja Cat released her first single, ‘So High,’ in 2013. She rose to prominence after signing with RCA Records and releasing her debut EP, ‘Purrr!’
She released the single ‘No Police.’ She then started uploading her music to YouTube and Soundcloud.
Doja also began working with other artists, such as Hellboy, Elliphant, Pregnant Boy, and Skoolie Escobar. She was featured on L8L TOOMER’s track ‘Right Side’ on July 13, 2017.
The singer released her single “Roll with Us” on February 1, 2018. The following month, she released ‘Go to Town,’ the second track from her upcoming album, along with a music video. Doja’s full-length debut album, ‘Amala,’ was released on March 30, 2018.
She released the song ‘Mooo!’ on her YouTube channel on August 10, 2018. The song quickly became popular. Its music video drew attention from several well-known artists, including Chris Brown and Chance the Rapper.
To date, the video has received millions of views. Doja Cat released a single version of the viral video “Mooo!” on August 31, 2018. On social media, the singer has a sizable fan base. She has approximately 800,000 Instagram followers and nearly 500,000 YouTube subscribers.
Hot Pink (2019), Doja Cat’s second studio album, debuted in the top ten of the US Billboard 200 and spawned the single Say So, which was certified multi-platinum and topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart following the release of a remix featuring Nicki Minaj.
Doja collaborated with Ariana Grande on their song Motive in 2020. She later appeared on the remix of Ariana’s song: 34+35 alongside Megan Thee Stallion, which became her second song to reach the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100.
Kiss Me More (featuring SZA), her third song to achieve this feat, served as the lead single from her third studio album, Planet Her, which will be released in 2021.
Awards and Achievements
Doja has received three Grammy nominations, two American Music Awards, and the MTV Video Music Award for Push Best New Artist and its European counterpart.
Forbes named her one of 2020’s top breakout stars and included her on their annual 30 under 30 lists. Doja was the fourth most-searched-for musician in 2020.
More about Doja Cat
Doja Cat earned viral success as an internet meme with her 2018 single “Mooo!”, a novelty song in which she fantasizes about being a cow, after a hiatus from releasing music and the uneventful release of her debut studio album, Amala (2018).
Her second studio album, Hot Pink (2019), capitalized on her growing popularity, reaching the top 10 of the US Billboard 200 and spawning the single “Say So,” which topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart following the release of a remix featuring Nicki Minaj.
Planet Her (2021) followed, spending three weeks at number two on the Billboard 200 and spawning the top ten singles “Kiss Me More” (featuring SZA) and “Need to Know.”
The Wall Street Journal describes Doja Cat as “a skilled technical rapper with a strong melodic sense and a bold visual presence,” and she is known for creating music videos and songs that are popular on social media platforms such as TikTok.
She is also well-versed on the internet and is well-known for her ridiculously humorous personality and online presence.
Doja Cat has received numerous accolades throughout her career, including a Guinness World Record, a Billboard Music Award, five American Music Awards, and three MTV Video Music Awards, in addition to eleven Grammy nominations.
Relationship, Boyfriend, and Affairs
Doja Cat is currently unmarried but she had a relationship with Johnny Utah. He is also a musical artist. In 2020, she confirmed their break-up via an Instagram live video.
There is also some rumor about her with French Montana, Lil Dicky, and others.
Doja Cat is a stunning and stunning singer in the industry. She is well-known for her appealing and charming personality. She has a lovely smile, lovely features, and a slim body.
Her body measurements are approximately 35-27-36 inches, and she has a slim figure. She stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs about 57 kg.
She has beautiful blonde hair that is long and shiny (she dyes and changes her hair color frequently) and beautiful dark brown eyes that are blistering and mesmerizing.
Doja Cat is a rapper, singer, and songwriter from the United States with a net worth of $5 million as of 2022.
She rose to prominence as a teenager by creating and sharing music on SoundCloud. Doja Cat is a top female rapper in the music industry, with several hit singles under her belt.
Interesting Facts about Doja Cat
- Doja cat got her name from a character in the movie Archangel’s because she liked how it sounded when her manager said it.
- Doja is one of the few female artists who own their record label: her “Fool’s Gold Records” is co-owned with Nick Sylvester and released her debut album, “Amala,” in June 2017.
- She studied linguistics and Sanskrit before dropping out due to depression and drug addiction.
- Doja Cat has stated that one of her goals for her career is to work with Paul Simon.