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Iggy Azalea

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Iggy Azalea was born Amethyst Amelia Kelly, in Sydney, Australia. Her family later relocated to Mullumbimby, New South Wales, when she was still an infant, into a house on 12 acres that her father built by hand from mud bricks. Her father was a painter and comics artist, while her mother cleaned holiday houses and hotels. Azalea says her father "made her look at art as a teenager", which has always influenced her life and work. Azalea began rapping at age 14. Before embarking on a solo career, Azalea formed a group with two other girls from her neighbourhood.In pursuit of her desire of moving to America, Azalea dropped out of high school; instead choosing to work and save the money she earned by cleaning hotel rooms and holiday houses with her mother. She claims to have hated school, which, besides her art class, only made her miserable. She also said she had no friends and was teased for her homemade outfits. Azalea traveled to the United States in 2006, right before she turned 16. She told her parents she was going "on a holiday" with a friend, but eventually decided to stay and shortly after told them she was not coming back home. After her arrival in America, she resided in the U.S. on a visa waiver for six years, leaving the country every three months to renew it. She is currently in the country on a five-year O visa, having previously earned money illegally.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Iggy Azalea -- Making a Not So Clean Getaway (VIDEO + PHOTOS)

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Making a Not So Clean Getaway

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Nick Young -- Gets Short End of Stick in Iggy Breakup (PHOTO)

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- 3 days ago
Nick Young -- I'm Back at Home, Iggy's the One Moving (PHOTOS)

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- 4 days ago
Iggy Azalea -- Take Your Crap and Shove It, Nick Young (PHOTOS)

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Take Your Crap and Shove It, Nick

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- 4 days ago
Iggy Azalea -- Evicts Nick Young's Car ... It's a Classic!

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- 5 days ago
Iggy Azalea -- Breaks Up With Nick Young ... I Can't Trust Him

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Breaks Up With Nick Young I Can't Trust Him

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- 6 days ago
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No Free Rides ... I Made You, Now Pay Me!

Iggy Azalea used an Atlanta producer to score her deal with Def Jam, then kicked the guy to the curb and shorted him by more than a million bucks ... according to the suit he just filed… READ MORE >

- 46 days ago
Iggy Azalea -- Becky Now Ruined as Baby Name (VIDEO)

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Becky Now Ruined as Baby Name

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- 58 days ago
Iggy Azalea -- I Saved Nick Young From Tattoo Disaster

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I Saved Nick Young From Tattoo Disaster

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- 58 days ago

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