Doja Cat is a well-known American singer, rapper and songwriter. She gained fame for her music, which is a blend of pop, hip-hop and R&B.
Doja Cat’s Biography and Wiki
She was born as Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamin in Tarzana, Los Angeles in California, United States of America to Deborah Sawyer and Dumisani Dlamini. Doja Cat is a popular rapper and a singer with a unique musical style. She was homeschooled from her third grade till her seventh grade.
She began her musical journey as a teenager where she taught herself to play the piano and the guitar. She began writing songs and uploading them to SoundCloud, where she got massive followers.
Her first song was an extended play that contains more tracks than a single and fewer than a full-length album or LP record. She launched her EP “Purrr!”, so as to introduce herself to a new audience in 2014 which enabled her to gain the attention of RCA Records.
Doja Cat’s Age, Birthday and Zodiac Sign
She was born on the 21st of October, 1995, she is presently 28 years old and her zodiac sign is Libra.
Doja Cat’s Body Measurements
The “Like That” singer stands at a height of five feet, three(5 ‘3) inches tall which is approximately 1.65 metres. She wears a 32C cup size brassieres and measures 34-26-39 inches. Her hourglass figure contributed to her fame in the music industry.
Doja Cat’s Early Life
She was born to a South African composer of Zulu lineage known as Dumisani Dlamini and a Jewish American mother known as Deborah Sawyer. She was homeschooled hence there are no details about her educational background. She taught herself how to play the piano and guitar before starting to write songs and uploaded them to SoundCloud where she built her followers.
Doja Cat’s Nationality
The “Amala” singer is an American by nationality. She was born in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California. She is from two different lineages as her mother is a Jewish-American and her father is a South African.
Doja Cat’s Career and Professional Life
Doja is a phenomenal singer, rapper and songwriter. She is signed to RCA Records which is managed by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. Some of her hit songs include, “Say So, Like That, Juicy, Kiss Me More(ft SZA), Cyber S#x”, and many more.
She has been nominated for the Best Rap Song for “Say So” in 2020, Record of the Year(2021) for “Kiss Me More(ft SZA) in 2021, Best Female Rap Performance for “Say So” in 2021 from Grammy Awards. She also won the Favourite Female Hip-Hop Artist in 2021 from American Music Awards. She has received nominations and awards from other popular brands like, iHeartRadio Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and many more.
She is one of the most popular and successful rappers as she works hard on her dream and goals.
Doja Cat’s Parents
The popular singer’s parents are American Graphic designer and painter, Deborah Sawyer and South African performer and actor, Dumisani Dlamini. Her parents had a short relationship after meeting in New York City. Her existence is the fruits of the love they shared together.
Doja Cat’s Siblings
Doja has an elderly brother known as Raman Dlamini. Not much is known about him as he lives a private life away from the media.
Doja Cat’s Boyfriend
Doja was seen with comedian Jeffrey “J” Cyrus in New York City in November 2022 hence they’ve been speculated to be in a relationship but the duo have not confirmed whether they are in a relationship or not.
Controversies Surrounding Doja Cat
The “Kiss Me More” singer has been engaged in many controversies over the cause of time. She was accused of being a racist and homophobic when she used the word, “faggot” in a tweet. Another controversy she had been involved with is when she publicly criticised “Stranger Things” actor, Noah Schnapps for sharing private conversations between the two of them on social media. She described him as being a “snake”.
She was also accused of animal abuse after a video of her hitting a cat went viral. Despite the converersies, Doja has been hard on her craft and she is still loved all over the world. It must be noted that she denied all allegations that were levelled at her.
Doja Cat’s Albums and Songs
As a renowned rapper, singer and songwriter, Doja has released five albums so far, “Purrr!(2014), Amala(2018), Hot Pink(2019), Planet Her (2021) and Scarlet(2023)”. She has also launched 18 singles, including, “So High(2014), Tia Tamera(2017), Mooo!(2018), Say So(2019), Kiss Me More(2021 ft SZA), Woman(2021), Need To Know(2021), Vegas ft Ariana Grande(2023), Streets(2023), Freak(2023), and I Like You ft Post Malone(2023)”.
|2014||Purrr!||So High, Candy,|
|2019||Hot Pink||Say So, Like That, Juicy|
|2021||Planet Her||Kiss Me More(ft SZA), Woman, Get Into It(Yuh)|
|2023||Scarlet||Vegas(ft Ariana Grande), Streets, Boss Btch, Freak, Cyber S#x, I Like You|
Doja Cat’s Social Media Accounts
As a well known rapper cum singer, she has a massive following. She has over 25.7 million followers on Instagram, 4.4 million followers on Twitter, 26.6 million followers on TikTok and 3.5 million followers on Facebook.
She is quite active on social media as she leverages on them to push her brand. Her active social media presence has helped her gain influence in her music career.