Facts of Mia
|Birth Name||Mathangi Arulpragasam|
|Birth Country||United Kingdom|
|Father Name||Arul Pragasam|
|Mother Name||Kala Pragasam|
|No Of Children||1|
|Awards||Asian Music Awards,Antville Music Video Awards|
|Education||Ricards Lodge High School|
|Date of Birth||July 18,1975|
Mathangi Arulpragasam known by her stage name M.I.A. is an Asian Music Awards winning Sri Lankan-British rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer who gained stardom after the release of singles Galang, Sunflowers, Paper Planes, and O... Saya from the Slumdog Millionaire movie, which got her nominated for an Academy Award.
M.I.A is the only artist in history to have been nominated for an Academy Award, Brit Award, Grammy Award, Alternative Turner Prize, and Mercury Prize. She is best known for albums like Maya, Kala, Matangi, Arular, and AIM.
M.I.A.'s Net Worth: $14 million
As of 2019, the British rapper is believed to be holding a net worth of $14 million from her career in music.
Six times Antville Music Video Awards winner has released six studio albums to date, which are the major source of her earnings. In addition to that, she has released two EPs and 2 other mixtapes.
She has headlined concerts like Arular Tour, People vs. Money Tour, Matangi Tour, and AIM Tour, whose earnings are also part of her current net worth.
She is also considered one of the richest female rappers.
Before pursuing a solo career in music M.I.A. was part of the band, Elastica. During her time with the recorded she recorded her singles titled Galang, M.I.A., and Lady Killa.
The songs later became part of her first debut album Arular (2005) and released Kala in 2007. Her third album saw daylight in 2010.
M.I.A.'s fourth album Matangi was released in 2013 and included the hit single Bad Girls. Her latest album AIM was released in 2016.
M.I.A.'s Short Bio
She was born on 18th July in 1975 in Hounslow, London in the United Kingdom to Arul Pragasam and Kala Pragasam. She has a sister named Kali Arulpragasam and a brother called Sugu Arulpragasam.
She attended Ricards Lodge High School and then studied at the Central Saint Martins. M.I.A. graduated in 2000 with a degree in fine art, film, and video from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.
The 44-years-old singer is currently a singer but in the past, she was engaged to Benjamin Bronfman with whom she also shares a son named Ikhyd Edgar Arular Bronfman. M.I.A is also said to have dated DJ Diplo from 2003 - 2008.