Rita Sahatçiu Ora, a British singer and songwriter, gained fame in 2012 when she featured on DJ Fresh’s hit single “Hot Right Now,” which topped the UK charts. Her debut album, “Ora,” was released in August 2012 and also reached number one in the UK.
The album included two number-one singles, “R.I.P.” and “How We Do (Party).” In 2012, Ora had the most number-one singles by any artist on the UK Singles Chart.
Ora was born in Pristina, Kosovo (formerly part of Yugoslavia), to Albanian parents. Her family moved to London in 1991 when she was a baby due to political reasons. She grew up in Notting Hill and attended the Sylvia Young Theatre School, where she developed her passion for performing.
Ora’s second studio album, “Phoenix,” was released in November 2018. The lead single, “Your Song,” reached the top ten in the UK, and the following singles, “Anywhere” and “Let You Love Me,” reached the top five. With “Let You Love Me,” Ora became the first British female solo artist to have thirteen top ten songs in the UK.
In addition to her music career, Ora was named an Honorary Ambassador of Kosovo in 2015. She continues to be a prominent figure in the music industry, known for her energetic performances and catchy pop songs.
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Taika Waititi, born Taika David Cohen, is a New Zealand filmmaker, actor, and comedian. He has received several awards and nominations for his work, including an Academy Award and a Grammy Award.
Waititi gained recognition for his 2003 short film “Two Cars, One Night,” which earned him an Academy Award nomination. He co-wrote, co-directed, and starred in the horror comedy film “What We Do in the Shadows” (2014) with Jemaine Clement, which was later adapted into a television series. Waititi’s directing credits also include the superhero films “Thor: Ragnarok” (2017) and “Thor: Love and Thunder” (2022), as well as the black comedy film “Jojo Rabbit” (2019), for which he won the Best Adapted Screenplay at the Academy Awards.
Waititi has been involved in television as well. He co-created and executive produces the dramedy series “Reservation Dogs” and directs, executive produces, and stars in the comedy series “Our Flag Means Death.” He also directed an episode of the popular series “The Mandalorian” and voiced the character IG-11.
Born in Wellington, New Zealand, Waititi has a diverse heritage, including Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Russian Jewish, Irish, and other European backgrounds. He grew up primarily with his mother and attended Victoria University of Wellington, where he studied theatre.
Waititi’s early career involved comedy performances and short film projects. He gained wider recognition with his feature films “Boy” (2010) and “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” (2016), both of which achieved success in New Zealand and internationally.
With his unique style and storytelling abilities, Waititi has become a respected figure in the film industry and continues to work on various projects, showcasing his talent as a director, actor, and writer.