You might have heard the name Doja Cat in the past years and it’s because she shot up to fame after becoming an internet meme after dropping her music video back in 2018 dubbed, “Mooo!”. Her music and fashion style shine on her and despite being a regular American girl she took her spot as a star in the music landscape.
In this article, we’re going to get into all the story and lifestyle of Doja Cat who is known in real life as Amala Ratna Zandile.
Doja Cat biography
Doja Cat known in real life as Amala Ratna Zandile Dlaminu was born to Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer, a Jewish-American, and Dumisani Dlamini, a South African on October 21st, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, United States into the Tarzana neighborhood and grew up in New York City. The musician has a mixed ethnicity due to the different backgrounds of her parents as highlighted above.
She returned to California with her mother after her parents parted ways and during her young age, she got her hands dirty with creative works including tap dancing, ballet, jazz classes, break dancing and she’s also known to be athletic and enjoys skating and surfing camps.
Doja Cat dropped out of high school to pursue his dream as a musician at the age of 16 and after a year of dropping back-to-back projects on her SoundCloud, she succeeded in getting a record deal with RCA Records and Kemosabe Records.
She derived her stage name from two things she loves which are Cat and Weed hence coming up with Doja Cat. In case you need to know, Doja is a term used to describe weed.
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Doja Cat songs and controversy
Doja Cat got her viral song “Mooo!” in 2018 however, she earlier dropped her extended play (EP) in 2014 dubbed “Purrr!”. Her 2018 viral song became a sensation on many social media platforms like TikTok as a lot of people used her song to create videos. She released her debut studio album in 2018 dubbed, “Amala” and proceed to rerelease the following years as a deluxe version.
Her second studio album “Hot Pink” became successful to the extent of hitting the top 10 of Billboard 200 chart she was also nominated for several awards and ended up winning one MTV Video Music Award for Push Best New Artiste.
With regards to getting controversy, in 2018 her old tweets were pulled out as many pointed fingers at her for tweeting with homophobic slurs, and the discussion of “cancel culture” kickstarted, she, however, apologized for being offensive and has also attracted some controversy of using racist teen in one of her old songs.
Doja Cat net worth
The singer’s incredible songwriting skills and singing and producing skills have helped her to accumulate huge wealth for herself and she’s estimated to have a whopping net worth of $4 million.
How old is Doja Cat
Doja Cat was born on October 21st, 1995 hence at the time of this publication she is 27 years old
Doja Cat height
The talented musician is a woman with an average height as she stands at 5 feet 5 inches and translates to 1m 65 cm.