July 22, 2024
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“Good 4 u” If you are a fan of Olivia Rodrigo because you’re about to read ten fascinating and unknown facts about the songbird in this article. Watch for point number six, though; It’s the bomb! However, if you aren’t familiar with Olivia Rodrigo, keep on reading to know about her as she is one of the raving new pop artists. 

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Olivia Rodrigo is a multitalented American singer, songwriter, and actress. Although she has starred in a couple of intriguing Disney movies. However, she is best known for her leading role as Nini in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.

She is also famous for the character of Paige Olvera in the Bizaardvark series. And more recently, she became the most talked-about teen-pop star following the release of her debut album, Sour, in May 2021. Kindly read till the end to know more about the artiste. 

1. How Old Is Olivia Rodrigo?

Although she is currently 18 years old, Olivia Rodrigo is a few weeks shy of 19. This is because she was born on the 20th of February, 2003. She is also a devout fan of horoscopes and zodiac signs. Being a February born, her zodiac sign is Pisces, and she proudly refers to herself as “Spicy Pisces.”

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2. Olivia Rodrigo Is Of Filipino Descent

We bet you knew she is an American but didn’t for a moment think she was a Filipino-American. Although she was born in America, she grew up in Marietta, California. Shortly after, she relocated to Los Angeles to act. However, she has an American mother of Irish and German descent. At the same time, her father is Filipino-American because his grandfather moved to America as a teenager. Although she has lived in America, Olivia Rodrigo revealed that she and her family members were raised eating Filipino foods and observed their traditions.

3. The Popstar Has A Stunning Physique

Well, from her music videos, this bit of information is pretty apparent, judging from her spotless lush skin and nicely built frame. She looks like a picture frame in a magazine with a decent height of 5feet 5inches and a body mass of 54 kilograms. Her beautiful physique is further accented by her lush brown hair and piercing brown eyes.

4. Olivia Rodrigo Was A Disney Actress Before Her Musical Career 

Before becoming very famous in the music industry, Olivia Rodrigo had a thriving acting career. She used to be a Disney star, just like Britney Spears, Ariana Grande, and Selena Gomez. She started acting at the age of 13 with the character of Paige Olvera in the Bizaardvark series as her debut role. Shortly after, she was cast to play the role of Nini, the lead role in the Disney show High School Musical: The Musical Last year. She also wrote songs for the series. One of her songs, All I Want, is quite popular and ranks on the American Singles Charts.

5. Olivia Rodrigo Is A Huge Fan Of Taylor Swift

Every teenage girl loves Taylor swift, It’s a no-brainer. Excitingly, our very own Olivia Rodrigo is also a Swiftie. She isn’t just a casual fan. She is a huge fan, confessing it openly. She even identifies as a Swiftie on her Sportify bio. More Interestingly, Taylor Swift also likes her and her music as she was one of the first few top artists who first endorsed her Drivers License on Instagram when it was first released. She called Olivia her baby and even sent her the cardigan from her “Cardigan” merch when her Number 1 album folklore came out in 2020.

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6. Her Heart Break Story Inspired The Lyrics Of Drivers License

The emotions in the song Drivers License are undiluted. You could feel her pain in every note. It turns out that her heartbreak story inspired the song, and writing the song helped her heal for good. However, she is yet to disclose the identity of the ex-lover whom the song is addressed. But there are speculations by fans that the song was addressing her failed relationship with her High School Musical Co-star, Joshua Bassett, and his new girlfriend, Sabrina Carpenter.

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7. Olivia Rodrigo’s Drivers License Has Broke A lot Of Records

When Olivia Rodrigo wrote the song in the healing process of her breakup, she showed it to her producer, who loved it and encouraged her to make it an actual song. She took to TikTok to announce the new development, which was accepted with over a 43million views. And in less than 24hrs after its release, it topped the iTunes Chart. On the 12th of January, 2021, the song also became the highest most-streamed song with 17million streams five years later. It is still the biggest selling debut single.

8. Olivia Rodrigo Has A New Boyfriend?

Thankfully she is out of the trenches of heartbreak. However, we urge her to look very well before leaping into a relationship again. Judging from the cute and lovely photos and videos she always posts with March for Our Lives activist Cameron Kasky, we can’t help but wonder if they are already booed up. 

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9. Olivia Rodrigo Is Worth $5Million

The young pop artist has made quite a fortune from her acting and musical careers put together. But more honestly, her musical career skyrocketed her gross net worth to $5million. 

10. Her Greatgrandmother is her Pen Pal

Regardless of how far and wide technology reaches, Olivia Rodrigo and her great-grandmother are pen pals. They maintain the relationship traditionally by exchanging handwritten letters. She uses this medium to tell her great-grandma everything going on in her life and her well-being. How sweet?

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Talk about channelling negative emotions like pain from heartbreak into something productive/creative, and Olivia Rodrigo immediately comes to mind. Well, heartbreak or not, the multitalented diva is here to stay, and we love every waking moment of it.