Rita Ora Net Worth $18 million
Rita Ora salary $2,000,000
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Rita Ora is a British singer and actress and her current net worth is $18 million.
Born in Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia, which is present-day Kosovo, to Vera a psychiatrist, and Besnik Sahatçiu an economist and club owner, she has a younger brother, Don, and an older sister, Elena.
Her sister is part of her management team. Born as Rita Sahatçiu, a surname delivered from the Turkish word saatçi which means “watchmaker, she is one of the most famous singers.
She and her family left Kosovo for political reasons, such as persecution of ethnic Albanians initiated with the disintegration of the country.
Growing up near Portobello Road in West London, she attended St Cuthbert with St Matthias Primary School in Earls Court. She then graduated from a performing arts school, Sylvia Young Theater School.
From an early age she began singing and started performing at open mic sessions in London. Occasionally she would perform at her father’s pub.
She made her breakthrough into music with the release of Craig David’s track Awkward. A year later she appeared in Where’s Your Love, featuring Tinchy Stryder.
However, she didn’t receive any credit on none of the tracks. Then she appeared on two songs of James Morrison’s album, as a backing vocalist.
The same year she auditioned for Eurovision: Your Country Needs You on BBC One. She qualified but later withdrew from the competition after a few episodes because she didn’t feel ready.
After her manager, Sarah Stennett, who also worked with Ellie Goulding, Jessie J and Conor Maynard, pushed Rita to perform at Eurovision, she contacted American Label, and told them about Ora.
In December 2008 Roc Nation signed a recording deal and publishing deal with her. That time, she became one of their first signees.
After she signed with Roc Nation, she recorded an album and wanted to release it, but the label advised against it.
She started posting covers and video about working on her album on YouTube. DJ Fresh stumbled across her videos and got his attention. Around that time he was looking for a female vocalist for his song, Hot Right Now.
How did Rita Ora get famous?
She became the female vocalist DJ Fresh wanted and recorded the song, which released on 12 February 2012, debuting at #1 on the UK Singles Chart.
During the same period she became the opening act at the UK concerts from Drake’s Club Paradise Tour.
Ora released her first single from her debut album, R.I.P on May 2012, and become her first solo UK number one.
Later the same year she released her debut album in Europe and Oceania, debuting at the top of UK Albums Chart.
For her album she received a nomination for Best New Artist, Push Artist and Best UK/ Ireland Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards.
The same year she started her first mini-concert US tour, Ora Tour, and a year later she embarked in her first UK tour Radioactive Tour.
She is set to release her second album, which she recorded in 2016, in the fall of 2017.
How does Rita Ora make money?
In 2015 she became a coach on the fourth season of The Voice UK. Later that year she also became a judge on the twelfth series of The X Factor.
Apart from her music career, she also had collaborations with brands like Adidas. Rita appeared in two Calvin Klein campaigns, as well as becoming the new face of Material Girl, a clothing line designed by Madonna.
In addition, she collaborated with cosmetics brand, Rimmel, and she became face of two Donna Karan 2014 Collections.
In 2016, after she filed a lawsuit against Roc Nation seeking release from the label, she signed with Atlantic Records.
She released her first solo single in almost two years, Your Song, which is expected to be the lead single from her upcoming album.
She has also made film appearances such as in the British drama series, The Brief, which marked her first television role, at 13 years old.