Bebe Rexha is an American singer and songwriter who is probably known for her debut studio album Expectations which peaked at number 13 on the US Billboard 200. She started out as a songwriter for artists Nick Jonas, Selena Gomez, and Eminem and her success with such artists led to more collaborations on hit singles with artists Cash Cash, David Guetta, and Martin Garrix; rappers G-Eazy, Lil Wayne, and Nicki Minaj.
The singer found plenty of success after she collaborated with Florida Georgia Line for the country-pop crossover single “Meant to Be” charted at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. She continues to inspire several other struggling artists with her impressive career transition from being a songwriter to a full-fledged singer.
Bebe Rexha Biography
Bebe Rexha was born on the 30th of August 1989, in New York City, New York, United States of America. She is currently 32 years old.
|Birth Name||Bebe Rexha|
|Date of Birth||August 30, 1989|
|Place of Birth||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Age||32 years old|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer|
Family and Education
Bebe Rexha was born to ethnic Albanian parents Flamur Rexha and Bukurije Rexha. Her father born in Debar immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 21, while her mother was born in the U.S. to an Albanian family with roots in Gostivar.
For education, Rexha went to Tottenville High School on Staten Island in New York. She explored her love for music at an early age and during her time in school, she starred in a number of school productions including plays and musicals.
In high school, she joined the school choir as a member which helped her to cultivate her singing skills. She discovered that her voice was a coloratura soprano. She played the trumpet in school for 9 years and also taught herself how to play the piano and guitar.
Bebe Rexha Boyfriend
Speaking about her love life, Bebe Rexha is known to keep her relationship status away from the spotlight. She is dating cinematographer and producer Keyan Safyari. The news of her relationship with her new boyfriend Keyan broke out in early 2020. Not long after that, the pair made their romance official.
She was in previously a relationship with Dutch musician and Disc Jockey Martin Garrix in 2016.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 5 inches|
Centimeters – 165 cm
Meters – 1.65 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 63 kg|
Pounds – 139 lbs
|Hair Color||Dyed Blonde|
|Dress Size||8 (US)/12 (UK)|
|Distinctive Features||Platinum Blonde Hair|
Bebe started out her singing career when she met ‘Fall Out Boys’ band bass guitarist Pete Wentz and the two formed a band named ‘Black Cards’ where he wrote the lyrics and played the guitar and Bebe performed as lead vocalist. They disbanded later to focus on their solo career.
In 2013, Warner Bros. signed her as a solo artist. She began working with other artists, writing lyrics, and has written in full or co-written a number of hit songs. That includes Selena Gomez’s “Like a Champion” and Nikki Williams’s “Glowing”.
She proved her mettle as a songwriter every time she gave a hit number. Bebe captured the attention of the industry people for her collaborative song “The Monster” with Eminem’s and Rihanna. The track charted both on the US Billboard Hot 100 and the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and bagged a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance.
Bebe launched her solo career as a singer with her debut single, “I Can’t Stop Drinking About You”, which managed to reach #22 on the US Top Heatseekers chart.
Meanwhile, she continued to work for other top-notch artists in the industry. She released her first EP titled “I Don’t Wanna Grow Up” in 2015 and followed up with “All Your Fault: Pt. 1” and “All Your Fault: Pt. 2” in 2017.
Bebe Rexha released her debut studio album “Expectations” on June 22, 2018, via Warner Bros. The album peaked at number 13 on the US Billboard 200and also charted in several countries including Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, to name a few. The album’s lead single “I’m a Mess” received multi-platinum certifications and peaked at #35 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Rexha made her first television appearance as a guest in the talk show “Big Morning Buzz Live” in 2011.
Apart from that, she hosted the prestigious MTV Europe Music Awards in 2016 and served as a coach on American reality television shows like Pitch Battle, American Idol, The Voice, and Celebrity Juice.
Rexha’s acting ventures took off when landed a voice role in the aminated movie “UglyDolla” in 2019. She voiced the character named Tuesday (The Spygirls dolls) in the film.
- Food – FroYo, Chocolate, Pizza
- Beverage – Tea
- Musician – Tracy Chapman, Bob Marley
- Brand – Louis Vuitton
- Self-Written Song – The Monster for Eminem
- Drink – Tequila
- Time of the Day – Dawn
- Season – Autumn
Bebe Rexha Net Worth
As of 2022, Bebe Rexha has garnered a net worth of $5 million. The stunningly beautiful blonde earns a huge amount of money as royalties for the songs she penned for other artists.
Bebe Rexha Facts
As a teenager, Rexha won the “Best Teen Songwriter” award for her song to be performed at the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences’ annual “Grammy Day” event.
In Albanian, Bebe’s first name “Bleta” means “Honey Bee”.
Ebe cites Coldplay, the Cranberries, Lauryn Hill, Alanis Morissette, and Kanye West as musical influences.
She’s been featured on many hit singles, including “Take Me Home” (2013) by Cash Cash, “Hey Mama” (2015) by David Guetta, and “Back to You” (2017) by Louis Tomlinson.
Rexha is a huge supporter of the LGBTQ+ community.
Her genre of songs spans a wide range including R&B, EDM, hip hop, alternative rock, and country.
In April 2019, Rexha took to Twitter revealing that she has bipolar to her fans.
She performed as one of the opening acts of the Jonas Brothers’ Happiness Begins Tour in 2019.
Rexha dropped her second studio album, Better Mistakes, in 2021, which managed to reach #140 on the US Billboard 200.