Rita Ora is a British singer and actress. She is an industry leader in T.V. and fashion, with multiple brand partnerships in the fashion and entertainment industry. Rita has an estimated net worth of $30 million.
Ora rose to prominence in 2012 when she was featured in the hit track ‘Hot Right Now.’ Two weeks later, she released her first single, ‘R.I.P.,’ and has since been popular in the entertainment industry.
Keep reading for more details on Rita Ora's Networth, career, and income sources.
Rita Ora Basic Information
- Real names: Rita Sahatçiu Ora
- Net worth: $30 million
- Gender: Female
- Date of birth: 26 November 1990
- Place of birth: Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia
- Profession: singer-songwriter, actress
- Height: 1.6m
Rita Ora was born in Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia, to Albanian parents. She has an older sister known as Elena and a young brother Don. In 1991, her family relocated to London, England, due to political reasons, and that’s where she grew and nurtured her music career.
Rita started singing at a very young age and would entertain people with her amazing voice. Ora officially started her singing career in 2008.
Career Growth and Rise to Fame
Ora started singing in her father’s pub in 2008, where she met people who introduced where to the popular B.B.C. show ‘Eurovision: Your Country Needs You.’ She tried her luck in the show and in 2009; she got the chance to become one of the contestants. However, she later left the show to look for greener pastures and mentioned that she was not ready to continue being part of the show.
In 2011, Rita released multiple music covers and videos for a debut album she was working on YouTube. The videos caught the attention of DJ Fresh, who was looking for a talented female vocalist to work with at the time. They collaborated and featured on D.J.'s ‘Hot right now’ track. The track was received well globally, and in two weeks, she released the first album dubbed ‘R.I.P.’
The release of the D.J.s track and the debut album opened doors to many opportunities, and that was when she started world tours and concerts. She joined Roc Nation and continued to release more hits.
In 2015, Ora split from the Roc Nation label and signed a new deal with Atlantic Records. Since then, Ora has released many singles and even albums. Her latest album, her third one, was released in 2022. She also signed a new record deal with B.M.G., a Berlin-based music record, in 2022.
How Rita Ora Makes Millions
Rita Ora has diverse income sources, which has helped her achieve her current Net Worth. Here are her primary sources of income:
Music is the leading source of income for Rita Ora. She has been a professional singer since 2012, so she has been in the music industry for nearly a decade. Both her debut single and album were hits. Her second album, phoenix, in 2017, was also received well, and it solidified her portfolio with famous artist collaborations.
Rita Ora’s singles have been ranked top 10 songs globally at varying times, making her break the record for the most ten hit singles by a British female singer. Thanks to her successful music career, Rita Ora owns two firms, Ora Multiservice Ltd and Ora Live, which help manage her career. In 2016, these two firms generated a whopping £3 million even without releasing any song.
Film and TV
Besides singing, Rita Ora is a talented actress who started acting at 13. Her first T.V. role was in ‘The Brief,’ which opened her doors to the main shows she has been part of over the years. Since 2004, Rita Ora has played in popular films like ‘Spivs,’ ‘Fast And Furious 6,’ ‘Fifty Shades Darker,’ ‘Wonderwell,’ ‘Southpaw,’ ‘Fifty Shades of Gray,’ and many more.
In TV, Rita Ora has participated in the following T.V. series, ‘The Brief’ and ‘The X Factor,’ where she was a show judge. She also hosted ‘Boy Band,’ ‘MTV Europe Music Awards,’ ‘American’s Top Next Model,’ and many more. She has also been a coach for the Voice U.K. Her participation in great films and T.V. shows has been a significant boost to her Networth.
Rita Ora is a hard-working pop star who has ventured into the fashion design industry. In 2014, the star got a £1.5 million deal with Adidas to design clothes, footwear, and other accessories. In 2019, she got another big deal for Giuseppe Zanotti to design footwear and promote the company's products.
In addition, Rita Ora has a fashion line known as Roara Republic. This blond superstar launched the fashion line in 2018 and said, “I’ve been secretly working for this with my team. I’m passionate about fashion and I’m now happy to express this through my collection.”
Ora’s passion and involvement in fashion design have significantly influenced her net worth.
Endorsements and Brand Collaborations
Rita Ora has many brand collaborations and endorsements, thanks to her massive social media following and excellent reputation. Since 2014, Rita has been in brand collaborations with the following companies:
- Coca-Cola ( £10 million campaign deal)
- Calvin Klein
- Adidas originals
- Madonna's Material Girl range
- Rimmel (cosmetics brand)
- Skullcandy headphones
- Superga (Italian sneaker brand)
In addition, Rita has appeared in Samsung galaxy S6 advertising campaigns and has been the face of several luxury fashion brands like Escada and Deichmann.
Since her breakthrough, Rita Ora has expressed interest in the real estate industry. She owns three London homes and has had multiple real estate endorsements. Her homes include:
- A three-bedroom penthouse in west London—she gifted the houses to her parents
- A six-bedroom luxury mansion in north London
- A 6-bedroom pad mansion in London
Rita has been a brand ambassador for Etch real estate, among other firms. She also owns multiple luxurious cars, including Jaguar F type, land rover defender, McLaren 12C, BMW 7 Series, Cadillac X.T.S., Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, and many more.
What Rita Ora Does For Charity Work
What does Rita Ora do for charity? You may ask. Rita is one of the pop icons actively involved in charity and helping society. Over the years, Rita has supported the following nonprofit organizations and many more.
- American Foundation for AIDS Research
- Epilepsy Action
- Sightsavers International
- Red Cross
Rita Ora’s father is a Muslim, while her mother is catholic. Rita does not consider herself religious but rather spiritual. Her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. The then 15 years old Rita was greatly affected by the incident, such that she stopped going to school for a while until her sister convinced he to go back and finish her studies. However, her mother has since been treated and is well.
About dating; Rita Ora has been in romantic relationships with several people, including Bruno Mars, Andrew Watts, Rob Kardashian, and Calvin Harris. She is married to director Taika waititi, whom they started dating in 2021.
Awards and Recognitions
Rita Ora has won many awards for her singing and acting prowess. Below are a few nominations and recognition the actress has received over the years.
- Bambi Awards winner for pop international
- MOBO Awards winner for the best newcomer female artist
- MTV Europe Music Awards winner for the best power music
Her nominations include Young Hollywood Awards, World Soundtrack Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA), and many more.
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