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Kimbra

Biography

Rose to popularity while the feature on Gotye’s solitary “Somebody That We Used to learn.” She’s released two solo albums to essential acclaim: Vows (2011) as well as the Golden Echo (2014). She documented her first many songs on the lent eight-track recorder from her college. Her singles “Cameo Enthusiast,” “Great Purpose,” and “Two Method Street” had been all at the top 100 of Australia’s Triple-J annual music poll. She was raised in Hamilton, New Zealand in a family group of physicians. She’s a brother. She’s cited Stevie Question as you of her biggest musical affects.

Quick Facts


Full Name Kimbra
Date Of Birth March 27, 1990
Place Of Birth Hamilton, New Zealand
Profession Pop Singer
Education Hillcrest High School
Nationality New Zealand
Parents Chris Johnson, Ken Johnson
Awards Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, Billboard Music Award for Top Radio Song, Billboard Music Award for Top Hot 100 Song, Echo Award for Song of the Year, Porin Award for Best International Song
Nominations MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Song, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Song, MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing, Teen Choice Award for Choice Rock Song, MTV Video Music Award for Most Share-Worthy Video, Teen Choice Award for Choice Music: Breakout Artist, Teen Choice Award for Choice Music – Break-Up Song, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, Soul Train Music Award for Best International Performance (CENTRICTV.com), World Music Award for World’s Best Female Artist, World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Australia & New Zealand Act, MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Zealand Act
Star Sign Aries

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Late Show with David LettermanTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Boyhood2014/Iperformer: "Somebody That I Used to Know"
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters2013performer: "Cameo Lover" / writer: "Cameo Lover" - as Kimbra Johnson
The Heat2013/Iperformer: "Come Into My Head" / writer: "Come Into My Head"
Identity Thief2013performer: "Good Intent" / writer: "Good Intent" - as Kimbra Johnson
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
So You Think You Can Dance2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
GrimmTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Saturday Night Live2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
Grey's AnatomyTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Late Show with David Letterman2014TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Throwing Shade2014TV SeriesHerself
Rock in Rio2013TV SeriesHerself - Performer
Last Call with Carson Daly2012-2013TV SeriesHerself - Musical guest
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards2013TV SpecialHerself - Nominee (credit only)
Project Runway Australia2012TV SeriesHerself - Audience
SXSW Flashback 20122012TV MovieHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2012TV SeriesHerself
Saturday Night Live2012TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
RocKwiz2011TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV SeriesHerself - 'Somebody That I Used to Know' Video

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Duo/Group Performance· Wally De Backer
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsRecord of the Year· Wally De Backer, François Tétaz, William Bowden

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Video of the Year· Wally De Backer
2012VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Editing· Natasha Pincus, Wally De Backer
2012VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Most Share-Worthy Video· Wally De Backer


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