Kimbra Lee

Kimbra Lee - Updated Jan 2023

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Updated On January 25, 2023

Hamilton, New Zealand
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Hamilton, New Zealand

Kimbra Lee is a singer-songwriter from New Zealand. Kimbra Lee’s awards include four ARIA Music Awards, two Grammy Awards, and seven New Zealand Music Awards for her ability to blend pop, R&B, jazz, and rock musical elements.

Early Life and Childhood

Kimbra Lee was born on March 27, 1990, in Hamilton, New Zealand her age is 32 years old as of 2022 and Kimbra is a naturalized New Zealander citizen who practices Christianity.

Similarly, her birth name is Kimbra Lee Johnson and her birth sign is Aries. Ken Johnson, her father, was the head doctor at the University of Waikato’s student health center, and Chris, her mother, was an orthopedic nurse.

Moreover, Kimbra began writing songs at the age of ten. Her father bought her a guitar when she was 12 years old, and after a few years of lessons, she was on stage performing with her guitar tutors. Her brother’s name is Matthew Johnson.


Talking about her educational background, Kimbra attended Hillcrest High School and competed in the national schools’ musical competition Rockquest for three years in a row, finishing second in 2004 at the age of 14.

Play It Strange, a New Zealand organization that promotes young singers and songwriters, featured an early recording of hers from 2004, “It Takes Time.” Kimbra’s first music video, “Smile,” was created for the children’s television show What Now. She was a member of Hillcrest High School’s jazz choir, Scat.

Kimbra Lee – Net Worth 2023

Kimbra Lee is a singer-songwriter from New Zealand who has earned a considerable income from her work. Kimbra’s estimated net worth is around $3.5 million. Also, Kimbra’s annual salary is $450k per year.

Relationship Status

Kimbra Lee may be single and not dating anyone right now. Also, Kimbra hasn’t been married before and doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements.

Moreover, Kimbra has no children and it is seen that Kimbra is quite happy being single at the moment. Similarly, there is no indication on Kimbra’s social media that she is in a relationship.


Viewers slammed Kimbra after her lackluster performance, which included a mediocre rendition of Kylie Minogue’s Can’t Get You Out Of My Head. Following the Grammy-winning singer’s performance in Sydney, Twitter erupted with criticism.

Career and Professional Life

Regarding her career, Kimbra’s early public appearances included singing the New Zealand national anthem in front of 27,000 people at the 2002 NPC rugby union final as a 10-year-old at the Waikato Times Gold Cup race meeting.

In 2007, she caught the attention of ex-Independiente Records boss Mark Richardson (Jamiroquai, Paula Abdul) and his newly formed management company and independent label Forum 5 in Melbourne, Victoria, after winning the Juice TV award for Best Breakthrough Music Video for her second single “Simply on My Lips.”

Moreover, she signed with Richardson and relocated to Melbourne in 2008. Kimbra’s first single for Forum 5, “Settle Down,” was released in June 2010. She began writing the song four years before and finished it with François Tétaz.

Furthermore, Kimbra also appears in the music video, which features wide-angle and kaleidoscope shots of her walking through golden fields while wearing face paint and dresses. Kimbra’s song “Cameo Lover” was a finalist in the 2011 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition, which she eventually won.

Also, Franklin directed the music video for her next single, “Cameo Lover,” which was released in April. Kimbra went to Oxford Arts Factory in Sydney on March 13 to perform for Moomba Festival and ChillOut Festival to celebrate the release of her new single, “Cameo Lover.”

Kimbra and Gotye won Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards Show on February 10, 2013, for “Somebody That I Used to Know.” This achievement made her only the third New Zealand singer in history to win a Grammy Award.

However, Kimbra relocated to Los Angeles after the Grammys to work on her second studio album, The Golden Echo, taking up residence on a farm.


Caption: Kimbra singing a song. Source: Jason Squire

Brand Endorsements

Kimbra has not endorsed any brand, nor has she promoted anything, nor has she been seen in any brand collaborations.

Awards and Nominations

Kimbra Lee has won four ARIA Music Awards, two Grammy Awards, and seven New Zealand Music Awards for her ability to blend pop, R&B, jazz, and rock musical elements.

Similarly, she has won Juice TV Awards, Rolling Stone Awards, New Zealand Music Awards, etc. In addition, we believe Kimbra will get several awards in the future.


Caption: Kimbra in an award show. Source: The News

Social Media

Kimbra Lee is very active on Instagram. She has 232k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @kimbramusic. Similarly, her Twitter handles @kimbramusic is followed by 122.7k followers. Her Facebook account is @kimbramusic and has 457k followers.

Kimbra Lee – Body Measurements

Talking about her height Kimbra is 5 Feet 4 inches tall and weighs 52kg. Similarly, Kimbra’s body measurement is 34-27-33 inches and her eye color is grey and her hair color is black. Also, Kimbra’s dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 7(US).


Caption: Kimbra in a stage show. Source: Wikipedia