Doja Cat Biography

Doja Cat is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. Check out this biography to know about her birthday, childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

Quick Facts

Birthday: October 21, 1995

Nationality: American

Famous: Rhythm & Blues Singers American Women

Age: 24 Years, 24 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Libra

Also Known As: Amalaratna Zandile Dlamini, Amala

Born in: Los Angeles, California

Famous as: Singer


father: Dumisani Dlamini

mother: Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer

U.S. State: California

City: Los Angeles

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Doja Cat, also known as Amala, is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. She is popular for her enthralling music infused with electronic R&B and hip hop influences. Interested in pursuing a career in music from a young age, she released her debut EP ‘Purrr!’ at the age of 18. Motivated by the positive responses she received, she went on to release numerous singles, including ‘No Police’, ‘Mooo!’ and ‘Roll with Us’. Doja Cat got her stage name from the word “dojo” that means “weed” and her love for cats. Extremely talented, the singer-songwriter comes from an artistic family. Her mother is a painter and her father is a well-known actor and film producer. Today, Doja has emerged as one of the most popular upcoming artistes in USA. Blessed with an incredible voice and amazing musical skills, she is well on her way to build a reputation for herself in the highly competitive music world. The singer, who is inspired by Pharrell, Drake, PartyNextDoor and Erykah Badu, herself serves as an inspiration for many young professionals in the industry.

  • Doja Cat released her first ever single ‘So High’ in the year 2013. The following year, she came to prominence after signing to RCA Records and releasing her debut EP, ‘Purrr!’ After this, she released the single ‘No Police.’ She then began launching her music on YouTube and Soundcloud. Doja also started collaborating with other artistes, including Hellboy, Elliphant, Pregnant Boy and Skoolie Escobar.
  • On July 13, 2017, she got featured on L8LOOMER's track ‘Right Side.’ On February 1, 2018, the singer came up with her single "Roll with Us". The following month, she released the second track from her upcoming album called ‘Go to Town’ along with its music video. Doja released her full-length debut album ‘Amala’ on March 30, 2018.
  • On August 10, 2018, she released the song ‘Mooo!’ on her YouTube channel. The track quickly went viral. Its music video went on to garner attention from several well-known artistes, including Chris Brown and Chance the Rapper. The video has received millions of views till date. On August 31, 2018, Doja Cat came up with a single version of the viral video "Mooo!” The singer has a massive fan following on social media. She has around 800k followers on Instagram and almost half a million subscribers on YouTube.
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Personal Life
  • Doja Cat was born as Amalaratna Zandile Dlamini on 21 October 1995 in Los Angeles, California, USA to Dumisani Dlamini and Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer. Her father is a notable South African actor, film producer, and composer while her mother is a painter. Doja Cat, who follows Judaism, is also inspired by Indian and Japanese culture. She loves surfing. She has her own personal website called Information regarding her love life is not available.

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