5 things you must know about Rita Ora
1. Rita has Kosovovar-Albanian ethnicity. She was born in Pristina (the former Yugoslavia and today's Kosovo). Her mother is a psychiatrist and father owns a pub. They moved to the UK, when she was just one year old. Since then, she lives in West London. During the year, however, she travels a lot, so you can meet her, for example, in LA
2. Her singing career began quite early. As a seventeen years old, she performed around London during open mic sessions and sometimes she worked also in father´s pub. In 2009 she took a part in the BBC Eurovision: Your Country Needs You. But later she withdrew from the competition after a few episodes as she did not feel ready. In the same year she signed a contract with Roc Nation. The big break came when DJ Fresh noticed her videos and cover versions on youtube. He recorded with her the song "Hot Right Now", which had an instant success and it got up to the top of the UK Singles Chart.
3. Although her acting career takes second place, she managed to shine also on the big screen. In The Fast and the Furious 6 she kicked off a race between Vin diesel and Michelle Rodriguez. She also hosted in the cult series 90210 and recently you could seer her as a sister of seductive sadist, Christian Grey.
4. Ora was not afraid to be a judge as well. Firstly, she hosted in the ninth series of The X-Factor and later she became a popular coach in the fourth series of The Voice UK. She was accompanied with Tom Jones, will.i.am and Ricky Wilson. However, there she met with a huge disappointment. Neither of her competitors did not get to the final. Probably also because of this, she decided that we won´t see her in the next series.
5. With his distinctive style, Rita immediately found her place among fashion icons. Her outfits impress you not only during the performances, but mainly for everyday photos that capture the paparazzi. She´s always smiling, blonde and perfectly streetstyle dressed. Many of you were certainly pleased, when she announced the cooperation with adidas originals. Her latest collections are Dragon Print and Super Collection.
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