At 14, Dua Lipa moved to London from Kosovo to pursue her music career.
She began posting covers of popular songs on YouTube, gaining a small following and showcasing her vocal talent.
Lipa attended the Sylvia Young Theatre School in London, where she received formal training in singing, acting, and dancing.
During her teenage years, she worked part-time jobs while continuing to pursue music, including serving as a nightclub hostess.
Dua Lipa collaborated with various producers and songwriters to develop her own original music.
She signed a record deal at the age of 18 and released her debut single "New Love" in 2015.
Lipa's breakthrough came with her hit single "Be the One" in 2015, which achieved chart success across Europe.
At 14, she started writing her own songs and honed her songwriting skills, which would become a defining aspect of her career.
Dua Lipa performed at various small gigs and showcases to build her fanbase and gain exposure in the music industry.
She was determined and focused on her musical aspirations from a young age, paving the way for her subsequent success as a global pop star.