Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini popularly known as Doja Cat is a beautiful American rapper, singer, and songwriter. She is known for her music combined with electronic R&B and hip-hop influences. At the age of 18, she released her debut EP Purr! She received positivity from the listeners. The singer released several singles like No Police, Moo! And Roll With Us. She has an incredible voice and excellent musical skills.

The singer created her stage name from Doja, which is Weeds and Cat because she loves cats. Doja Cat belongs to an artistic family. She is the most popular artist in the United States. Doja Cat is known for creating music videos and songs that achieve popularity on social media websites such as TikTok. She is also famed for her absurdist online personality and stage presence. She was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time in 2023.

 Doja Cat

Early Life

Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini was Born on October 21, 1995, in the Tarzana neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, into an artistic family. She is half South African and half Jewish.

Her father Dumisani Dlamini, is a South African actor, composer, and film director of Zulu ethnicity. He is best known for starring as Crocodile in the original Boardway cast of the musical Sarafina! and the 1992 film adaptation. Her mother is Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer and she is a Jewish-American painter. Despite the fact that she didn’t grow up with her father, she revealed that he is a Broadway actor and producer who has appeared in shows such as The Lion King.

Doja grew up traveling between New York and Los Angeles but that didn’t disturb her from pursuing her passions for dance and music. She spent four years of her childhood in Sai Anantham Ashram. She faced a lot of harsh racism as there were only some mixed-race children.


In 2013, Doja Cat begin creating and releasing music on Soundcloud as a teenager. Her song titled ‘So High’ caught Kemosabe Records and RCA Records’ attention. Let her see signed a joint record deal at the young age of 17 years. She subsequently released her debut EP Purr! in the year 2014.

In 2018, Cat released her debut studio album titled ‘Amala’. It was a commercial failure but later on viral success as an Internet meme with the single Moo! The song later appeared on the deluxe version of a debut album song with singles Juicy and Tia Tamera in the year 2019.

In 2019, cat released her second studio album Hot Pink. This album reached the top ten of the US Billboard 200 and spawned the single Say So. This single topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart following the release of two remixes featuring Nicki Minaj.

Further, Cat is also popular for creating music videos and songs that achieve popularity on social media applications including Tiktok and youtube. Cat has also received nominations for three GRAMMY Awards and she has won two American music awards in addition to the MTV video music award for “Push Best New Artist” and its European counterpart.

In the year 2020, Doja Cat was the most Google rapper. She was among the most looked-up musicians of that year. The singer’s song Say So was also among the most googled song of the year 2020.

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Doja Cat Personal Life

Doja Cat is currently living her single life. Her previous relationship with musician Jawny started in 2019 and they got separated in February 2020.

Doja lived in a home in Beverly Hills, California which she bought in 2021 for $2.2 million, and sold on September 2022 for $2.5 million. In June 2020, Doja Cat donated $100,000 to the Justice for Beronna Taylor Fund, in support of Taylor’s family.

How much is Doja Cat Net Worth?

According to networth202, Doja Cat has an estimated net worth of $8 million. She earned these millions through her success as a rapper with her songs and Videos going viral all around the world.

NameAmala Ratna Zandile Dlamini
Celebrated NameDoja Cat
Date of BirthOctober 21, 1995
Birth Place Los Angeles, California,
Age27 years old (as of 2023)
Net Worth$ 8 million
Height 5ft 3in
Weight57 kg