Created her stage name by combining her dog's name, Iggy, with the name of the street she lived on as a child.
Began rapping at age 14.
Dropped out of high school and moved to the U.S. by herself just before she turned 16.
Released her debut mix tape, Ignorant Art, in 2011.
Signed with Wilhelmina Models International in 2012, and has modeled in campaigns for Levi's and House of Holland.
Released her debut album, The New Classic, in 2014.
In 2014, became the second artist, after The Beatles in 1964, to have the number 1 and 2 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, with "Fancy" and "Problem" (which was a collaboration with Ariana Grande).