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One оf thе mоѕt ѕеnѕаtіоnаl ѕіngеrѕ, ‘Lauryn Noelle Hill’ professionally known as ‘Lauryn Hill’ who is an award-winning American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actress. She is well recognized for being regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all time and one of the most influential singers of her generation.
She rose to fame and gained huge popularity for her African-American and Caribbean music influences on her rapping and singing. She is famous and well-known for being a member of Fugees and her solo album “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”.
Moreover, she was featured in many magazine covers such as Rolling Stone, Teen People, Time, Esquire, and The New York Times Fashion Magazine.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 26 May 1975, this renowned singer has turn 46 years old in the year 2021. She has a perfect height which is 160 in centimeters and 5’3” in feet & inches. She seems as fit as fiddle with a weight of 55 in kilograms and 121 lbs in pounds.
Her beauty is enhanced by her dark brown eyes and black hair. She is very conscious about her health and maintains her figure with the measurement of 32 inches breast, 24 inches waist, and 34 inches hips. Her bra size is 32B while her dress size is 4 (US).
As of 2021, her net worth is estimated to have $9 Million and a major source of her income is thrоugh hеr muѕіс, асtіng, ѕоngwrіtіng, аnd rарріng. She earned $25 million from record sales and touring during 1998 and 1999.
Education / Family
Lauryn was born and raised up in Newark, New Jersey, USA and belongs to Haitian-American ethnicity. She is born to her father Mal Hill who is a management and computer consultant and her mother Valerie Hill who is an English teacher. She also has a brother named Malaney Hill.
As of her education, she completed her schooling at Columbia High School where she was a cheerleader and as part of the school’s gospel choir as well. In 1993, she was graduated from high school and then formed a music group with Pras Michel and Wyclef Jean.
|Nick Name||Lauryn Noelle Hill|
|Birth Place||Newark, New Jersey, USA|
|Date of birth||26 May 1975|
|Age||46 years old (as of 2021)|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’3”
In centimeters: 160 lbs
|Weight||In kilograms: 55 kg
In pounds: 121 lbs
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|School||Columbia High School|
|Home town||Newark, New Jersey, USA|
|Fathers name||Mal Hill|
|Mothers name||Valerie Hill
Career / Fashion and Style
As of her career, in 1991, she made her acting debut in Club XII, rendering of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night”. In 1992, she began appearing on the soap opera in a recurring role as troubled teenager Kira Johnson. In 1993, she co-starred alongside Whoopi Goldberg in “Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit”.
In this film, she performed the song “Joyful, Joyful” and “His Eye Is on the Sparrow”. After changing their band’s name from “Translator Crew” to “Fugees” in 1994 they released their album “Blunted on Reality” which reached number 62 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
The band’s second album “The Score” was released in 1996 which won the ‘Grammy’ for ‘Best Rap Album.’ For ‘Best R&B Performance by a Duo’, the single ‘Killing Me Softly’ won the ‘Grammy’. She founded the “Refugee Project” a non-profit organization in 1996 which aimed at bringing changes to the lifestyle of troubled urban youth.
She left the band, “The Fugees” in 1997 to work on her solo projects. Hill also appeared in movies like Restaurant and Hav Plenty. From late 1997 through June 1998 at Tuff Gong Studios in Jamaica, she recorded her first solo album “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”. Her album was released which was nominated for 10 ‘Grammy Awards’ in 1998.
She released her album titled “MTV Unplugged No. 2.0” in May 2002. She had shut down her non-profit Refugee Project by 2002. She performed songs like “The Passion” and “So High” with John Legend in the year 2004. Hill sold her song “Social Drugs” along with her autographed posters on her website.
In September 2004, she performed at Dave Chappelle‘s Block Party with “The Fugees”. “The Fugees” went on a European tour in 2005 but the band could not hold itself together because of differences between the band members. She came up with her new solo album “Ms. Hill” in 2007 which included featured cuts for “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”.
For the movie ‘Surf Up’, she performed a song titled “Lose Myself”. She performed in the ‘Raggamuffin Music Festival’ in 2010. In late July 2010, an unreleased song called “Repercussions” was leaked via the Internet. In August 2010, she joined the Rock the Bells hip-hop festival series in the U.S.
In the spring of 2011, she performed at the Coachella Valley Music Festival, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, and New Orleans Jazz Fest. In February 2012 at the ‘Warner Theater’, she performed a new song titled “Fearless Vampire Killer”.
She released her single “Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)” in May 2013. Hill narrated an award-winning Swedish documentary titled “Concerning Violence” in 2014. For the movie Queen & Slim, she recorded a studio version of her song, “Guarding the Gates”.
Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More
As for her personal life, she is an unmarried woman and has never been married in her life. She has been involved in many relationships but as of now, she is living a single life happily. Earlier, she has been in a romantic relationship with singer and musician, Wyclef Jean. In 1994, she was allegedly going out with music manager Kendu Isaacs.
She got involved in a romantic relationship with Rohan Marley in 1996. Rohan is the son of the legendary singer Bob Marley. They met in the summer of 1996 and started dating soon after.
The couple has been blessed with five children together named Zion David, Selah Louise, Joshua, John, and Sarah. In 2008, the couple parted ways. She gave birth to her sixth child named Micah in July 2011 but she opted to keep the identity of Micah’s father firmly under wraps.
|Boyfriend||Rohan Marley (Ex),
|Children||Zion David, Selah Louise, Joshua, John, Sarah, and Micah
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Some Interesting Facts About Lauryn Hill
- She is fondly known by the name of “L. Boogie” by her near and dear ones.
- She made to People magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People list in May 1999.
- Lauryn became the youngest woman ever named to Ebony magazine’s 100+ Most Influential Black Americans list in May 1999.
- She was named as one of “10 For Tomorrow” in the “Ebony 2000 in November 1999.
- She was a member of the popular hip-hop group, “Fugees”.
- She formed a music group with Pras Michel and Wyclef Jean with the name of Translator Crew”.
- Her album “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” was nominated for 10 ‘Grammy Awards’ in 1998.
- Hill narrated a Swedish documentary titled “Concerning Violence” in 2014.