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Iggy Azalea Parents: Who Are Tanya Kelly And Brendan Kelly?

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Iggy Azalea is a renowned Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, and model.

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Amethyst Amelia Kelly, known professionally as Iggy Azalea, was born on June 7, 1990, in Ryde Hospital, Sydney, Australia to her parents Tanya Kelly and Brendan Kelly. Her father, Brendan was an Irish-Australian painter and comic artist, while her mother Tanya worked as a cleaner.

Iggy Azalea moved from Australia to the United States when she was just 16 years old in order to have a career in music. She rose to fame following the release of the music videos for her songs “Pussy” and “Two Times” on YouTube.  She became the first non-American female rapper to reach the top of the chart after her debut studio album, The New Classic (2014) topped the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.

Iggy Azalea has received two American Music Awards, three Billboard Music Awards, an MTV Video Music Award, a People’s Choice Award, four Teen Choice Awards as well as four Grammy Award nominations.

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Iggy Azalea has also made her mark on social platforms including her official YouTube channel which has amassed over 3.4 billion views, with 15 music videos receiving over 100 million views on Vevo.

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Who Are Tanya Kelly And Brendan Kelly?

Iggy Azalea was born to her parents Tanya Kelly and Brendan Kelly. Her father, Brendan Kelly was an Irish-Australian painter and comic artist, while her mother Tanya Kelly worked as a cleaner. She cleaned holiday houses and hotels.

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There is no readily available information regarding Tanya Kelly and Brendan Kelly’s family background, parents, siblings, early life, education and career.

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