November 26, 1990 in Kosovo
London, United Kingdom
Rita SahatÃ§iu Ora, better known as Rita Ora, is an Albanian-British singer-songwriter from London, UK. Born in Pristina, Kosovo in 1990, Ora's family moved to London where she was raised. According to the Hot Right Now Songfacts, during her early teens Ora attended the Sylvia Young Theatre School, whose other notable alumni include Emma Bunton and Amy Winehouse. Her first UK exposure came after several collaborations with British singer Craig David. In 2009, she also auditioned for BBC talent competition 'Your Country Needs You' - to select the United Kingdom's entrant for the the Eurovision Song Contest - but withdrew her application.