Rita Ora

Rita Ora

actress, composer, music department

Rita Ora was born on Nov 26, 1990 in Yugoslavia [now Serbia]. Rita Ora's big-screen debut came with The Brief - Season 1 directed by Jack Gold in 2004. Rita Ora is known for Southpaw directed by Antoine Fuqua, Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Billy Hope and Rachel McAdams as Maureen Hope. Rita Ora has got 3 awards and 17 nominations so far. The most recent award Rita Ora achieved is MTV Europe Music Awards. The upcoming new movie Rita Ora plays is Wonderwell which will be released on Jun 23, 2023.

Rita Ora is a British singer-songwriter. She was born Rita Sahatçiu Ora in 1990 in Pristina, Kosovo, to Vera (Bajraktari) and Besnik Sahatçiu. She is a granddaughter of director Besim Sahatçiu. At age one, her family decided to move to the United Kingdom. She grew up in West London and attended St Cuthbert with St Matthias CE Primary School in Earls Court, following which she graduated from Sylvia Young Theatre School and then St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College. She began singing from a young age.In 2004, she appeared in the British film Spivs. She auditioned for Eurovision: Your Country Needs You on BBC One to be the British contestant for the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest but later withdrew from the competition after a few episodes as she did not feel ready.In 2007, Ora had her first music release when she appeared on Craig David's track entitled "Awkward" and then again in 2008 on "Where's Your Love" featuring Tinchy Stryder, for which she also appears in the music video. Ora began singing in bars in and around London, and in 2009 a A&R told Roc Nation about Ora, a few days after Ora flew out to New York and met Jay-Z. In 2009, Ora made a cameo on Jay-Z's video for "Young Forever" and "Over" by Drake. Ora caught the attention of Jay-Z and he quietly signed her to Roc Nation, in which she was featured in a commercial for Roc Nation + Skullcandy Aviator Headphones.

  • Birthday

    Nov 26, 1990
  • Place of Birth

    Pristina, Serbia, Yugoslavia [now Serbia]
  • Also known

    Rita Sahatçiu

Known For


3 wins & 17 nominations

MTV Europe Music Awards
Power of Music Award
Winner - MTV Europe Music Award
Best Look
Winner - MTV Europe Music Award
Bambi Awards
Pop - International
Winner - Bambi
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