Carly Rae Jepsen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 31 May, 2017
Facts of Carly Rae Jepsen
Date of Birth: 1985 , November-21
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 1 Inch
Name Carly Rae Jepsen
Nick Name Carly Jepsen
Father Larry Jepsen, Ron Lanzarotta (Stepfather)
Mother Alexandra Lanzarotta
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity white
Profession Singer, songwriter, actress
Net Worth $10 million
Eye Color Bright blue
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurements 34-25-32
Shoe Size 6.5 (US)
Weight in KG 52 kg
Boyfriend David Larkins
Married N/A
Married to N/A
Education Canadian College of Performing Arts
Siblings Colin Jepsen (Brother), Katie Jepsen (Sister)
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Carly Rae Jepsen is a Canadian actress, singer, and songwriter. Well recognized after she released her single "Call me Maybe," which reached number one in 18 countries in the year 2012. She came into huge limelight when she worked with Ryan Stewart, Tavish Crowe and Josh Ramsay with whom she wrote a song named Call me maybe which was released in Canada in September of the same year. 

Early life and education

Carly Rae Jepsen was born in Mission, British Columbia, Canada on 21 November 1985. She is the daughter of Alexandra and Larry Jepsen, and her step-father is Ron Lanzarotta. She has a sister, Katie Jepsen and a brother, Colin Jepsen who grew up with her in Mission.  

Her nationality is Canadian and has mixed ethnicity of Danish, English, and Scottish. 

Jepsen attended Heritage Park Secondary School in Mission. She achieved her early passion for musical theater appearing in several student productions by Annie, Grease and The Wiz. She studied musical theater at the Canadian College of Performing Arts in Victoria, British Columbia. 

Jepsen had several minimum wage jobs and also worked as a barista and a bartender, after her graduation from school. 


Jepsen's career began in 2007 when she decided to pursue her immense interest in music and took an audition for the fifth season of the reality television Contest named Canadian Idol

She secured third place in the contest and was chosen as a part of Canadian Idol Top 3 concert tour. After the tour, Jepsen returned to British Columbia to contribute on writing and completing her band. 

In the year 2008, Jepsen released her first single and another single which is a cover of John Denver's song named The Sunshine on my Shoulder. Her debut album Tug of War was released in September 2008, by Fontana North. 

She came into huge limelight when she worked with Ryan Stewart, Tavish Crowe and Josh Ramsay with whom she wrote a song named Call me maybe which was released in Canada in September of the same year. 

As her single "call me maybe" went insanely hit, in 2012, a Canadian pop singer Justin Beiber shared a tweet about the song among his millions of Twitter followers. 

After her song Call me maybe went very popular all over the world, she recorded a song named Good Time with a famous band named Owl City in June 2012. She has released three albums till the date. Her second album Kiss was released in 2012 followed by the third album Emotion in 2015.

Personal life 

Carly Rae Jepsen has been into several relationships and suffered series of breakups in her life. However, her current relation is believed to last longer compared to her previous affairs.

She is currently dating her new boyfriend, David Larkins. The couple started dating since March 2015, and still, they are spending their love life happily. Her boyfriend, David is a photographer.

Seeking towards her past relationships, Jepsen was in relation with a musician named Matthew Koma. They started dating since 2012 and got separated in 2015. 

Apart from these, Jepsen was first caught having an affair with Jodi Ashworth, which lasted for only a year from 2011-2012. She is still unmarried.

Net worth

Carly Rae Jepsen earns a hefty amount of money as she is a singer, songwriter, and dancer, moreover she has also appeared in movies which have made her current net worth that is estimated to be $10 million.

Jepsen own a Fiat 500l car which cost around $20 thousand. She has been endorsed by Candie's Foundation which has been the secondary source of her huge net worth.


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