Olivia Rodrigo Bio, Age, Height, Family, Education, Career, Net Worth
Olivia Rodrigo Biography
Born Olivia Isabel Rodrigo, Olivia Rodrigo is an American singer-songwriter and actress. Her role as Paige Olvera on the Disney Channel series Bizaardvark as the guitarist brought her into the limelight. Also, she is well known for her role as Nini Salazar-Roberts on the Disney+ mockumentary series High School Musical: The Musical: The series.
Olivia Rodrigo Age|Birthday
Rodrigo was born on 20th February 2003. Therefore, she is 18 years old as of 2021 and celebrates her birthday on 20th February.
Olivia Rodrigo Height|Weight
Rodrigo’s height is 5 feet 4 inches (approximately 165 centimeters). Moreover, her weight is 55 kilograms.
Olivia Rodrigo Family
Rodrigo was born in Murrieta, California to her parents at Rancho Springs Medical Center. Her father is of Filipino descent and works as a family therapist. Her mother has German and Irish ancestry and works as a school teacher.
Olivia Rodrigo Boyfriend
Rodrigo was in a long-term relationship with Ethan Wacker, a fellow former costar. The two had met in 2016 and things took a romantic turn in 2018. However, it is not clear what led to their split but the two exes are still on good terms.
In addition, she was spotted at an industry event in June 2021 kissing Adam Faze, a 24-year-old podcaster.
Olivia Rodrigo Education
Rodrigo schooled at Lisa J. Mails Elementary School, Murrieta, California, US. Later, she joined Dorothy McElhinney Middle School. Here she began taking acting and singing classes from when she was 6. Also, she performed in the theaters of her schools.
Olivia Rodrigo Career
Early work and High School Musical: The series: The Musical
Rodrigo appeared onscreen in an Old Navy commercial. Moreover, her portrayal as the lead role Grace Thomas made her acting debut. This was in the direct-to-video film An American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success in 2015. Her recognition was received in 2016 for starring as Paige Olvera, in the Disney Channel series Bizaardvark as a guitarist. This role she played for three seasons.
Moreover, she was cast in the starring role of Nini Salazar-Roberts on the Disney+ series High School Musical: The Musical: The series in February 2019. This premiered in November 2019 and she wrote the show’s soundtrack, All I Want. Also, she co-wrote Just for a Moment with co-star Joshua Bassett. Moreover, her performance describing her as especially magnetic was praised. She had appeared with Joel Keller from Decider.
Music Breakthrough and sour (2020 – Present)
In 2020, Rodrigo signed with the Records Interscope and Geffen. Moreover, she negotiated the record deal to secure her the ownership of the masters of her music. Her debut single, Drivers License was released on 8th January 2021 which she co-wrote with producer Dan Nigro. It was critically acclaimed within the week of its release and broke Spotify’s record twice for most daily streams ever. It had over 15.7 million global streams on January 11 for a non-holiday song. The next day it had over 17 million global streams. Moreover, it was the first song in history to hit 80 million streams in 7 days breaking another Spotify record.
In addition, it reached number one in numerous other countries and debuted at number one on Billboard Hot 100. She stated in an interview that her entire life just shifted in an instant and that it was the absolute craziest week of her life.
Her follow-up single Deja Vu debuted at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 released on 1st April 2021. Her first two debut releases made her become the first artist in the top 10 of the Hot 100. Additionally, Good 4 U, her third single debuted at number one on the Hot 100 which she released on May 14, 2021. In addition, her debut studio album, Sour received critical acclaim when it was released on May 21, 2021. It was called the greatest coming-of-age album since early Taylor Swift or Lorde by Charlie Gunn of The Forty-Five. Chris Molanphy of Slate said Rodrogo’s early status as Gen-Z’s most versatile new artist was established through her first three singles.
Additionally, Robin Murray, a Clash critic said that she is regarded as one of Generation Z’s finest artists. In the cover story of Rodrigo’s Sour debuted number one on the Billboard 200 chart Variety dubbed her the Voice of her Generation. It became the longest-reigning number one album by a female artist in 2021 and spent a total of five weeks at the spot. She premiered with Sour Prom in June 2021, a prom-themed concert film on YouTube.
Olivia Rodrigo Net Worth
Rodrigo’s net worth is $4 million.