Sultry songstress Lana Del Rey's rise to fame has come with it's own tangle of controversy. There were questions about her origins after it was revealed she previously made music under the name Lizzy Grant and her birth name is Elizabeth Woolridge Grant. Of course, this shouldn't have been a big deal, as musicians have regularly taken stage names.
But Del Rey’s stage name coupled with possible lies about her upbringing made fans question her authenticity. Since then, interest in Del Rey’s past only grows as old songs were leaked and videos from her time living in a trailer park were unearthed. Despite the controversy surrounding her music, her performances, her persona, and her upbringing Del Rey continues to be one of the most successful living female artists, constantly releasing hit albums and racking up award nominations. Just what is the deal with Lana Del Rey/Lizzy Grant? Get all the details below.
She Was Originally Lizzy Grant, But That Was A FailureVideo: YouTube
In The Wake Of #MeToo, She Retired Her Weinstein-Inspired SongVideo: YouTube
The Persona Of Lana Del Rey Was Allegedly Her Management's Idea
It's Believed Her Millionaire Father Has Financially Backed Her Entire Career