Within the last year or so, Lizzo has become a household name.
Last year, she was named TIME Magazine’s Entertainer of the Year and her momentum keeps going.
On Thursday, tickets for Lizzo’s upcoming March 13 performance at RodeoHouston sold out within 10 minutes, according to the Houston Chronicle.
Lizzo dropped out of the University of Houston and spent time living out of her car before she moved to Minneapolis in 2011, according to a recent interview with Rolling Stone.
While there, she gained a fan in Prince, who, before he died, even offered to produce an album for Lizzo, the magazine reported.
By 2013, Lizzo produced her first studio album, “Lizzobangers,” and since then has produced two more albums -- “Big Grrrl Small World” in 2015 and “Cuz I Love You” last April.
Lizzo’s newest album “Cuz I Love You” was the best-selling album by a female rap artist in 2019, according to a tweet from ChartData in October.
Aside from her albums, Lizzo’s 2017-released single “Truth Hurts” peaked at the top of charts in August 2019 and her 2016-released single “Good as Hell” reached the top of the charts in November 2019, according to Billboard.
Tickets to a Lizzo concert on the secondary market cosr an average of $121, with some tickets as inexpensive as $46, according to SeatGeek,
For her upcoming performance at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on March 29 in Los Angeles, tickets cost between $80 and $255.
But Lizzo has expanded beyond the musical realm. In 2019, she had roles in two movies.
She voiced the role of Lydia in “UglyDolls” -- which had a worldwide gross of $32,450,241, according to IMDb -- and played a role in “Hustlers,” which grossed $157,563,598 worldwide, the movie website says
Lizzo has also made money from her endorsements with Urban Decay and Absolut, which began last summer.