Brief summary: ERA ISTREFI
| Date of Birth :|| Jul 4th, 1994
| Age :||25 Years old
| Net Worth :||USD 2.7 Million
| Height :||5 Feet and 9 Inch
Era Istrefi is an emerging and very famous Albanian-Kosovar singer/songwriter, who has also recently performed during the FIFA World Cup 2018in Russia. She started her journey in the field of music after recording her debut track called 'Mani Për money’ back in 2013 which later on, she was invited to sing on the national TV at the age of 19. She is best-known for extending to her audience, the excellent blend of genres such as pop, reggae, electronic. Most of her verses are written in Kosovan Gheg Albanian variant of the language which, most of her audiences find fascinating about her music. While performing on the stage and entertaining people, she has credited herself winning in three categories of Video fest Award in 2014 as well the European Border Breakers Award, which the talented girl achieved in 2017. Era has offered to her audiences number of greatest hits such as “E Dehun,” “A Po Don,” “BonBon,” and many others. It’s the track called “Bonbon” which surpassed 300 million views on YouTube that established Era as an international music star and helped her seal the deal with internationally recognized labels such as Sony music and Ultra music.
Short Bio :
Name: Era Istrefi
Date of Birth: 4th July 1994
Age : 24 (in 2018)
Place of Birth: Pristina (Former Yugoslavia, Currently Republic of Kosovo)
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Kosovar, Albanian
Weight : 66 kg
Hair Color: Black (Previously Blonde)
Eye Color: Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Profession: Singer/Songwriter, Model
Net worth: 2.7 million $
Early Life :
Born on 4th July 1994 in Pristinaformerly within the territory of Yugoslavia and the present-day capital city of Kosovo, to the celebrity and music-loving family, Era's mother named Susana Tahirsylaj who was also a singer during the 80’s and 90’s and her fatherNezir Istrefi who was a filmmaker and journalist. She has three siblings accompanying her in the journey of life, of which Nora Istrefi is older and a popular R&B singer in Kosovo, whereas Nita Istrefi is her sister and Bledi Istrefi is her brother. Her father died when she was the age of 10 in 2004, which compelled her mother to drop her career as an entertainer and singer in order to take care of her children and raise them appropriately. She has dual citizenship, both of Albania and Kosovo, but lately, she has been living in Albania.
Career and Education :
Era didn’t attend her college, back in her teens she was locked between the horns of dilemma, unable to decide whether to pursue her educational career which could provide her with better job opportunity in future or to follow in the footsteps of her mother and elder sister,and adapt to music as a profession which would make her famous. She then decided to flow with the latter choice, which has paid off for her in the long run.
Istrefi made her debut with a splash in her native country releasing her first single “Mani Për money”, the lyrics of which had been written in Kosovan Gheg Albanian dialect. Since her childhood, she has really been enthusiast about making music. She loves Kanye West’s song. Era continued to offer and entertain her audience, with her greatest hits singles such as “E Dehun,” “BonBon,” “A Po Don,” “No I Love Yous”.The track called “BonBon” sought almost 500 million views on youtube which aided Istrefi to achieve recognition in the international arena of music and helped her secure the collaboration with the renowned labels such as Sony Music and Ultra music. She had recently released her new single “Redrum” in collaboration with the world famous musician Felix Snow in February 2017 and another successful track titled “No I love Yous” in collaboration with French Montana. People began to compare Era with the Barbadian singer ‘Rihanna’ and Australian singer ‘Sia'and often called as “Eastern European Rihanna”. She had also recently appeared in the FIFA World Cup Finals song “Live it up” as one of the singer alongside Will Smith, Nicky Jam, and Diplo. Her career has just begun to reach to the height of glory and let’s hope that the greatest hits of all by Era Istrefi is yet to come.
Relationship and Affairs :
Istrefi is solo, happy, contented and blessed singer who is currently directed towards her career goals. Istrefi doesn’t have boyfriend and is not engaged in any kind of romance, however earlier this year, speculations were that Era is dating FatonShosi, who is also her manager. But the couple’s were quick to deny any such claims. Since Era hasn’t mentioned anywhere on her blogs or on the internet about her love life, seemingly which we can presume that she is well oriented towards her career.
Salary and Net Worth :
Era earns herself an impressive amount as a singer. Ever since her association with the international celebrities like Will Smith, Nicky Jam, French Montana, her fortune rose by significant amount. She owns and drives in Mercedes-Benz S Coupe, and is very proud of it as we could watch her posting numerous pictures of herself besides the luxury automobile in her social media accounts. As of now in 2018, Era’s net worth is estimated to be around 2.7 million USD.