Dua Lipa, born on 22 August 1995 in north-west London. She comes from a large family of ethnic Albanians, to whom “so much has happened”, she says, “in my grandparents’ lives, and my parents’ lives. When you try to come to it and grasp everything there, it’s a lot.” Her mother, Anesa, was born to a Kosovan father and a Bosnian mother. Her first hit was with Be The One in October 2015. Dua beat Beyonce and Taylor Swift to become Spotify’s most-streamed female of 2017. Dua Lipa Biography and Profile.